DirtDaze Rally to Offer Most Adventure Bike Demos in the U.S.

May 22, 2017 View Comments by

DirtDaze will feature the most adventure bike demo rides of any event in the U.S. Suzuki, Ducati, Beta, Zero, and AJP will be onsite offering demos on pavement and single-track routes. BMW, Yamaha, and Honda will offer off-site demos on pavement. This year’s event is June 7-10, 2017. The rally, held on 53 private acres, offers great adventure […]

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2017 Ducati Multistrada 950: The Multi-tool of Motorcycles

May 14, 2017 View Comments by

It’s a great time to be an adventure motorcyclist. The options are nearly endless, with every OEM offering an iteration of the do-everything, go-anywhere motorcycle. Lately, however, there has been a push for smaller displacement ADV bikes, with manufacturers like Honda, Kawasaki, and BMW offering sub-500cc styles. In an effort to slim down and simplify […]

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Scenes from Eurobike Raleigh 2017

Apr 15, 2017 View Comments by

Last weekend was Eurobike Raleigh, the Southeast’s largest gathering of Euro and Euro-inspired motorcycles. The eighth annual event took place over two days in Raleigh, NC. Presented by Do the Ton Triangle, a local group of café racer enthusiasts, Eurobike Raleigh 2017 saw a mix of European makes plus scooters and café racers from Europe, […]

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Ducati Releases ‘Stile Ducati,’ Collector’s Edition Book

Jan 04, 2017 View Comments by

Last year Ducati celebrated its 90th anniversary at World Ducati Week. Now, the Bologna-based company is marking the milestone with Stile Ducati, a collector’s edition book that illustrates the attention to style and design for which Ducati has always been known. Published by Milan-based Skira, the volume tells a story through images, tracing the evolution of […]

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Exotic Machines and Custom Creations to Roar into Raleigh for Eurobike 2017

Jan 02, 2017 View Comments by

On April 8 and 9, 2017, Raleigh, NC, will once again host a gathering of European and café racer-styled motorcycles. Eurobike 2017 is one of the region’s first motorcycle events of the year, a family-friendly affair dedicated to European design and machines. It returns again to Raleigh’s Historic City Market. The two-day event offers a local Saturday […]

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Ducati’s New Sporty Entry-Level Bike: the Monster 797

Nov 14, 2016 View Comments by

One of the biggest pieces of news out of Milan this year was Ducati’s new Monster 797, little brother to the 2017 Monster 1200, and a sporty entry-level bike for newcomers to the brand. Weighing in at 425 pounds, the 803cc air-cooled L-twin produces a claimed 75 hp at 8,250 rpm. Outfitted with Pirelli Diablo […]

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Ducati 2017 World Premiere to Stream Live from EICMA

Nov 07, 2016 View Comments by

EICMA, the world’s largest motorcycle show, is upon us, and Ducati is opening the event with a presentation of its 2017 models. If you’re not spending this Monday in Milan, you can still watch the unveiling streamed live online this morning, November 7, at 10:30 a.m. EST (7:30 a.m. PST). Ducati is expected to showcase some updates […]

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Albania: Carving a Country of Contrast

Oct 19, 2016 View Comments by

There’s a man taking his bear for a walk. Traffic is a bit heavy and quite chaotic, but he doesn’t appear concerned. Drivers yield as if there is a codified rule of the road providing bears the right-of-way. This scene might seem unusual in Los Angeles or Munich, however this is Albania. Shkodër, to be […]

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Review: SW-MOTECH Legend Gear and Ducati Sport Headlight Fairing

Oct 18, 2016 View Comments by

We’re seeing more scramblers on the road and for good reason. They’re small and fun to ride, but above all they look like the motorcycles of yesteryear. There’s no need to make a full-blown touring machine out of one. But with two additions, we greatly improved comfort and functionality of the Ducati Scrambler Classic: Ducati’s […]

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2016 Ducati Multistrada
 1200 Enduro: On New Terrain

Oct 17, 2016 View Comments by

Somebody said something about a revolution. But revolutions change things radically; Ducati just put a bigger front wheel and a larger tank onto the Multistrada and called it the Multistrada 1200 Enduro. At least that’s what I thought when I heard about the new bike. My expectations were raised when Ducati noted that only experienced […]

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MotoMojo: Electronic Suspension

Oct 07, 2016 View Comments by

Electronics have gotten into almost everything, and we can expect even more integration of microchips into our daily lives in the future. Light weight, instantaneous response, compact size, and relatively low cost have driven this revolution. Motorcycle manufacturers have followed the auto industry, introducing electronic controls for ignition systems, electronic fuel injection, ABS, and now […]

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RoadRUNNER Motorcycle of the Year: Ducati Scrambler

Oct 31, 2015 View Comments by

Light, Affordable, and Fun – Another busy year has flown by with our editors and contributors traveling around the globe, spinning wheels on all sorts of motorcycles. Picking a winner is never easy—especially with so many amazing motorcycles available. Some bikes excel in features, whereas others dominate the environment they’ve been engineered to conquer. It’s […]

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2016 Ducati Monster 1200 R: More Power, Less Weight

Sep 19, 2015 View Comments by

Ducati’s Latest Naked Bike – The open class naked bike segment has exploded over the past few years with a plethora of new models boasting potent combinations of power and performance, with that all-important upright seating position. Ducati’s entries into this competitive arena, the Monster 1200 and 1200 S, have mostly played second fiddle to […]

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Los Angeles Ducati Week

Sep 09, 2015 View Comments by

Ducati North America’s Inaugural LA Event – Los Angeles, CA will host hundreds of Ducati owners and fans over the long weekend of September 17-20. The Ducatisti, as they’re known, will fill LA’s Westlake Village for a few days of food, entertainment, fashion, and, of course, checking out the latest Ducatis. The first annual Ducati […]

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Ducati’s “Ride a Song” Contest

Jul 19, 2015 View Comments by

The Perfect Ride + The Perfect Tunes – Do you have an idea for what you would consider the ideal motorcycle tour? What music would be the perfect accompaniment? If so Ducati wants to hear it. The famous Italian brand has recently entered into a partnership with the online music streaming service Spotify and they’re […]

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