Accessories from SW-MOTECH for the Ducati DesertX

Ducati DesertX

Elephants have a good memory: In the 1980s, a Ducati V2 engine was in the legendary Cagiva Elephant, which took a victory at Paris-Dakar with Edi Orioli. Today, the DesertX is reminiscent of the old Elephant with its red and white design and twin headlights. Is it a coincidence that so many touring enduros come with red and white decor? Ténéré 700, Moto Morini X-Cape, Desert X....from a distance there are many similarities.

While the successful Ténéré and the X-Cape are equipped with spartan electronics, the DesertX comes with automatic shifting, traction control and six riding modes. The trade press is enthusiastic and customers report after test laps with shining eyes of the driving fun with the Ducati.

SW-MOTECH builds the right accessories for the off-road and road-ready touring enduro from Borgo Panigale: robust protective parts, elegant ergonomic products and solid luggage solutions. The accessories will be available in the SW-MOTECH online store during the fall of 2022.

Tank bags for the DesertX

The tank filler neck of the DesertX sits laterally relocated to the right on the tank. Therefore SW-MOTECH offers the popular PRO tank ring in combination with an adapter. This allows you to mount various tank bags from the PRO series centrally on the tank: Micro, Daypack, Sport and the waterproof Cross WP fit on the bike.

Luggage for the journey with the Ducati DesertX

At the rear of the DesertX you have many options for safely transporting your luggage. The sturdy PRO side carrier provides support for a wide range of bags and panniers. For fans of aluminum cases, the solid TRAX ADV aluminum cases are the right choice. If you prefer to travel with soft luggage, we recommend our SysBag WP bags: Two waterproof bags that carry up to 40 liters of luggage on each side of the bike.

Behind the pillion seat you can mount the ADVENTURE-RACK. The solid rack made of 4 millimeters thick aluminum sheet offers many lashing possibilities and also transports the popular TRAX ADV top case - matching the aluminum cases on the side of the DesertX. You can also lash waterproof tail bags from the Drybag series or the PRO series to the rack.

The DesertX wants to go off-road

With 21 inches in the front and 18 inches in the rear, the itinerary is clear: It goes off-road. So that nothing happens to you and the bike there, we build solid protection products for the DesertX at SW-MOTECH.

The crash bar, made of black powder coated steel tube, can protect the DesertX's side fairing from damage in crashes and overturns. Despite the machine's high ground clearance, it makes sense to fit a robust engine guard when riding offroad. SW-MOTECH manufactures the engine guard from 4 millimeters thick aluminum sheet. It can protect the engine from damage in the event of a collision.

Even more protection for the fork and rear wheel mount is offered by the axle sliders, which you can easily mount on the right and left sides of the wheels. For off-road riding, our KOBRA handguards are a great choice. They protect against wind and can protect your hands and the brake and gear levers in case of contact with branches.

Sit and ride more comfortably on the Ducati Desert X

To adjust the seating position and the knee angle, our EVO footrests are suitable, which you can adjust in many different positions to suit your needs. SW-MOTECH also manufactures a shift and brake pedal for the Desert X, which you can adjust to your personal foot size. The brake pedal can be extended with an adventure step, which gives you better support when riding offroad.

Safety off-road and good visibility

The solid centerstand designed by SW-MOTECH parks the DesertX firmly and safely even on loose ground. For short stops off-road we recommend our Extension for side stand foot, which can save the DesertX from falling over. For better visibility when riding in bad weather, you can mount the EVO fog lights, but this only works in conjunction with the SW-MOTECH crash bar. SW-MOTECH offers a lamp protection that you can install on the Ducati DesertX so that the LED double front headlight is better protected against damage from stones.