Can you ride the Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled (2017 onwards) 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 Scrambler 800 Desert Sled (2017 onwards) motorcycle

Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled (2017 onwards)

Is it a street bike? Is it an enduro? No one rally knows…

But, it doesn’t matter at all. The most important thing is that the Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled is an outstanding all-around motorcycle.

If you like the standard version of the Ducati Scrambler, but you would like to be able to do some off-road riding as well, then you should definitely consider the Desert Sled. It is a genuine dirt bike that features a retro 60’s design, which makes it the only bike of its kind available on the market today.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled is a 803cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 55 kW (75 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted to become A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Ducati Scrambler 800 Desert Sled.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerDucati
CategoryDual-Sport
Off-Road
Standard
Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size803cc
Oil capacity3.4 litres
Power output55 kW
Torque output50 ft-lb
Top speed130 mph
Horsepower75 bhp
Weight207 kg
Seat height860 mm
Front tyre size120/70-19
Rear tyre size170/60-17
Fuel tank size13.5 litres
Fuel tank range154 miles
Fuel consumption52 mpg
Annual road tax£93
Overall rating