2022 Ducati Monster is a featherweight fun factory

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The 2022 Ducati Monster sheds a bunch of weight compared with the outgoing model.

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It does this while keeping all the modern safety and performance tech that we'd expect from a Ducati.

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It ditches weight from the frame and subframe.

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It loses weight in the wheels, too.

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It even loses 6 pounds from the engine.

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This diet and a power output of 111 horsepower mean that the Monster is still a riot to ride.

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But more than that, it's comfortable and confidence-inspiring.

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It's razor-sharp in town, making splitting lanes and navigating traffic a breeze.

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It's also tossable but stable on a canyon road.

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If this new Monster is this good on basic suspension with a quiet exhaust, we can't wait for the wilder versions that are sure to come.

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Keep going for more pictures of the 2022 Ducati Monster.  

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