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Ducati Announces Dates For Custom Rumble Competition

This is the 3rd edition of a Scrambler-only customisation event that Ducati organizes for owners, custom builders and enthusiasts.

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Ducati Announces Dates For Custom Rumble Competition
Ducati Announces Dates For Custom Rumble Competition
  • There are five categories this year, each representing a different style of build.
  • Participants can upload their custom builds on Ducati’s website by 30 January 2020.
  • The winner of this customisation competition will be announced in May 2020.
  • Last year, 132 participants took part in this competition.

The Ducati Scrambler is one of those motorcycles that works like a blank canvas for people who want to try their hands on customising their rides. And if you are one of its lucky owners or a custom bike builder in general, we have some good news for you: Ducati has commenced the registration process for the Custom Rumble competition, which is exclusive to the Scrambler range. Registration will close on 19 December 2019, and participants can upload their final designs on Ducati’s website till 30th January 2020.Now in its third edition, Ducati has increased the categories in the competition to five: four are dedicated to the Ducati Scrambler 800 and Sixty2 and one to the Ducati Scrambler 1100. The categories are as follows:

Rocker: Participants have to customise their motorcycles, which are inspired by the café racers of the 1960s.

Cut-down: It’s simple -- remove all the unnecessary parts and create bobber-styled mean machines.

All-Terrain: An enduro-style Scrambler that can take on any terrain.

Outsider: In this category, participants can give free rein to their imagination and go as wacky as possible.

Bully: Just like the Outsider category, this one too allows the participant to come up with outlandish custom ideas, except that here the test bed is the Ducati Scrambler 1100.

Interested people can vote for their favourite customised motorcycle on Ducati’s website by 15 March 2020. These votes will determine the winning bike, which will be rewarded in May 2020.

So if you are a Ducati Scrambler owner, dealer or custom builder, now would be the right time for you to break out your tools.

Check out the official press release for more details.

Custom Rumble: the international contest for Ducati Scrambler specials is back
Registration is open for the competition for the best customised Ducati Scrambler
Plenty of potential for creativity and personalisation with five different categories
Vote on - the prize-giving for the winning bike will take place in May 2020

Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy), 8 April 2019 – Custom Rumble, the two-yearly competition for the best customised Ducati Scrambler, is back. The second edition, which culminated in the final prize-giving at World Ducati Week 2018, involved 132 international participants competing in the Dealer, Customer, Customizer and Rookie Rumble categories.

With the aim of providing even more freedom for personal reinterpretations, for this third edition the categories are increased and updated, there are in fact 4 categories dedicated to the Ducati Scrambler 800 and Sixty2 and one specifically for the Ducati Scrambler 1100.

The 5 concepts to take as a starting point for creating the custom motorcycle are:

Rocker: bikes inspired by the culture of the legendary café racers which, in the 1960s, started off an authentic revolution in the world of motorcycles

Cut-down: bikes in bobber style where all elements that are not strictly necessary are eliminated, for a really essential look

All-Terrain: enduro-style Scramblers, perfect for any terrain and equipped with elements inspired by off-road riding

Outsider: conceived for those who don't want the restrictions of a particular category but prefer to give free rein to their creativity

Bully: the special category dedicated to the Ducati Scrambler 1100, with no restrictions as to the type of bike or style

Registration is already open and will close on 30 December 2019. The participating customised bikes must be ready and uploaded to the dedicated section on the website by 30 January 2020. Visitors to the website will vote for their favourite motorcycle online by 15 March 2020, and these votes will determine the winning bike which will be rewarded in May 2020 at a dedicated event with a jury of carefully selected experts.

Participants in the Custom Rumble competition can share images and contents of their work-in-progress on their own Instagram and Facebook profiles with the #customrumble hashtag so as to be shared on the official Scrambler Ducati and Custom Rumble pages.

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