We’re always intrigued when design professionals customize a bike — and even more so when when they’re automotive specialists.

This long, low and heavily-upgraded Ducati comes from Nattapat Janyapanich, who lives in Thailand and has designed bikes for Honda R&D Southeast Asia.

“I’ve been following Bike EXIF since I started work in 2010,” he tells us. “It’s my inspiration for designing motorcycles at Honda.” But next year, Nattapat is going to pursue his dream of running a custom workshop: he’ll be leaving Honda and focusing 100% on his new company Slayer House.

This Scrambler Ducati 800 is Nattapat’s latest build, and a joint project with Ducati Thailand—who helped out on the production side.

It’s also something of a test bed. “I wanted to try building a compact cafe racer, but with low and long proportions—drag racer style,” he says.

Nattapat started by upgrading the dynamics, replacing

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