Rear view mirrors (fig. 36)
The rear view mirrors of your motorcycle are made up of
two parts held together by a special inner spring. This
spring counters mirror rotation so the mirror will not
smash the headlamp fairing if hit accidentally. The spring
then moves the mirror back to its original position.
If either of the mirror parts comes off, have the
mirror repaired or replaced by a Ducati Dealer or
Never ride with a missing rear view mirror: the
inability to see the traffic behind you may lead to severe
The mirrors have bifocal lenses that offer a wider range
of vision, with no blind spots:
A) inner area = normal view
B) outer area = magnified view.
What you see in the mirror is actually closer to you
than it appears in the mirror view, even more so when
looking at the magnifying outer area (B).