1965 Ducati Mach 1

Don Smith’s neighbor in Appleton, Wisconsin, was a bit of a hoarder. While that might put some people off, not Don.

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by Jeff Barger

Engine: 248.6cc OHC, four-stroke air-cooled single-cylinder, 74mm x 57.8mm bore and stroke, 10:1 compression ratio, 28hp @ 8,500rpm

Top speed: 105.4mph (170 kmh)

Carburetion: Dell’Orto SS1 29mm

Transmission: 5-speed constant mesh gear primary drive

Electrics: Battery and coil, 6v generator

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