Can you ride the Ducati Monster 796 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Ducati Monster 796 (2010 - 2013) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

Ducati Monster 796 (2010 - 2013) motorcycle

Ducati Monster 796 (2010 - 2013)

The Ducati Monster 796 is an awesome-looking naked bike that appears much more modern compared to previous models, yet it still features the unmistakable trellis frame that is so typical for older Ducati motorcycles.

It is considered one of the best Ducati bikes in terms of reliability and build quality. Unfortunately, the engine overheats a lot and the fuel economy is rather poor. On the other hand, the bike is very flexible and easy to ride.

So, if you are looking for a beginner-friendly A2 bike with good handling and lots of character, you should definitely check it out.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Ducati Monster 796 is a 803cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 64 kW (87 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 45.3% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Ducati Monster 796 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Ducati Monster 796.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size803cc
Power output64 kW
Torque output58 ft-lb
Top speed125 mph
Horsepower87 bhp
Weight167 kg
Seat height800 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size180/55-19
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range127 miles
Fuel consumption38 mpg
Oil capacity3.4 litres
Annual road tax£117
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