Recommended Reading Write Ups Classic Bike - June 1998 750 Pantah in Verlicchi frame. Dymag wheels etc. Mmmmm nice.
Classic and Motorcycle Mechanics - No. 105 July 1996 Adelaide’s Docteur Desmo big bored and tuned Pantah. Useful tips about frame bracing and common pantah engine faults.
Motorcycle International Classics of the 70s and 80s - Summer 1989 Write up on standard 500 SL Pantah. General buying advice.
Classic and Motorcycle Mechanics - No. 128, 129, 130, 131, 133, 135 Series of articles about restoration of a rather sad looking 500SL which turns out to have been bored to 600. Covers full restoration cosmetic and partial mechanical but not in a lot of depth.
Classic Bike - Jan 1998 Standard 500SL mk1 owned at time by Baines racing. Complementary write up on well maintained bike. Excellent pictures.
Brooklands Books - Ducati Gold Portfolio 1978-82 Articles published at the time the Pantah was released. A good read. (11 Pantah articles out of 41
Mick Walker - Ducati Twins Restoration 240 pages total with good detail photos of bikes for getting that restoration just right. Model technical specs, carb and shimming details. (Pantah 350, 500, 600, 650 XL, SL and TL
Mick Walker - Ducati Buyers Guide Full of model photographs and gives good historical and model development information. Another good reference book. (Pantah 10 pages)