Ducati Windshield Mod

Improving Airflow with 3D Printed Spacers

My 2011 Ducati 1200S Multistrada is a fun bike. But on the highway the wind noise and buffeting seemed a little extreme. I soon found dozens of other riders in online user groups complaining about the standard windscreen. Several had tried aftermarket alternatives with mediocre or disappointing results. Taller or wider windshields didn’t really seem to help. Curiously, ditching the windshield altogether in favor of a minimal “flyscreen” seemed to be one of the more effective solutions.

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Odd Find: Jonah & Jake

Here’s another really strange discovery from one of our procuring adventures.

Let’s start with the easy part: it’s a chalkware, um… head, heads, bust, bursts? Okay, not so easy. It’s a double-ended caricature about 6 inches tall and weighs about three pounds. One way up it reads Jonah with a smiley face. Flip it over and we have somber Jake. On the back is engraved: PAT PEND TRADE MARK JONAH AND JAKE. Not much to go on.

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Need a Lift?

Transforming your garage to a full-fledge automotive workshop has never been easier.

The QuickJack BL-50000SLX is an electric lift that raise 5000 pounds of vehicle 18 inches off the floor. It arrives in three boxes and plugs into a regular household 110VAC electrical outlet.

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