Okay, so shoot me for using the “p” word when discussing something Italian, but Ducati really is a passionate company. Take my mechanic for the day at the 1199 Panigale launch, Walter Ansaloni. As he was swapping tires on the S models we were riding, he told me about his [...]
Wholesale change doesn’t often come quickly on the heels of resounding success. Since its debut a decade ago, the Suzuki GSX-R1000 has amassed an impressive tally of 37 combined world and national roadrace titles. The mighty Gixxer has proven particularly dominant in AMA Superbike, stringing together seven back-to-back championships from [...]
Ducati Presents: 2011 Race to the Clouds – Video Pikes Peak International Hill Climb featuring: Greg Tracy, Alexander Smith, Mark Cernicky, and Carlin Dunne.
In 2011, four pilots chose the Ducati Multistrada 1200 as their weapon of choice to attack Pikes Peak in the 89th running of “The Race to the Clouds.” Two would finish on the podium. Two would not finish… This is their story. More Pikes Peak Ducati Multistrada Road to Race: [...]
Photography and Video by Jeff Allen Bonus content for the print feature “Ride There.” (CW, February, 2012) We flog the big adventure-touring mounts-BMW R1200GS, KTM 990 Adventure and the new-to-the-U.S. Yamaha Super Tenere-on road and off in a head-to-head-to-head comparison test. Read the full story in the February, 2012, “Big [...]