Versatility is one big reason why the Ducati Multistrada 1200 collected Cycle World’s Best Open Class Streetbike for the second year running. An upright riding position, 135 horsepower from its “Testastretta 11-degrees” liquid-cooled Desmo Twin and long-travel Öhlins suspension; all you have to do is get off the throttle long enough to facilitate a few [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Ducati Multistrada Road to Race: Pikes Peak Packing, prepping and preening for the race to the clouds!
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: Pikes Peak Packing, prepping and [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
After reading about the new Ducati Multistrada Pikes Peak Special Edition several months ago, I may have accidentally let slip on the phone with Ducati PR guy John Paolo Canton how much I used to enjoy racing supermoto against the brothers Gary Trachy and Greg Tracy (some family members spell it differently) in Road Test [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Ducati recently unveiled its 2012 Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak Special Edition, commemorating Greg Tracy’s 2010 victory at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. This special edition has several primarily cosmetic features that differentiate it from the “standard” 1200 S that was named Best Open Streetbike Cycle World’s 2010 Ten Best Bikes [hyperlink]. The “Pikes Peak” [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)