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Scrambler Slam: Ducati vs Triumph + Video

What’s a scrambler? In decades past, a scrambler was a street motorcycle stripped down and optimized for off-road use by way of swapping-in high-pipes, wider handlebars, semi-knobby tires, and differently styled fenders, seat and tank. Sometimes, it was an unmodified street model given a scrambler or street scrambler designation. In essence, it’s a cool name […]

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March Specials at Ducati Motorcycles of Tampa Bay

Ducati March 2015 Retail Program Receive $1,500 IN STORE CREDIT OR $500 Credit & Your First 3 Payments ON DUCATI! on new 2014 Ducati Multistrada 1200 ST or Granturismo! ’14 Multistrada 1200 ST IN STOCK NOW ’14 Multistrada 1200 Granturismo IN STOCK NOW Receive $1,500 IN STORE CREDIT OR $500 Credit & Your First 3 Payments […]

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Ducati CEO Leaves the Door Open for a Scooter Model

In a recent interview by Moto.it with Claudio Domenicali, the Ducati CEO fielded a number of questions about the Italian company’s business and its relationship with its German owners (read it here in Google English), but one question was of particular interest: a Ducati Scooter. The often rumored, often debated, and often denied subject is perhaps […]

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Longterm Test: Ducati 899 Panigale

The majority of my memories are dateable by the bike I had at the time. You know the drill: ‘I was on the K5 at the time, so it must have been 2005.’ My bikes have become the indexing system by which my entire being is categorized. Everyone needs a system. I’m now bereft of […]

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2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Mega Gallery

The international press launch for the 2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 is underway, and accordingly we have a mega gallery of high-resolution photos for you to ogle over. While the 2015 model looks much like its predecessor, Ducati says the adventure-sport machine is all new, from the ground up. The chassis is new. The engine is […]

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2015 Ducati Diavel

The Ducati Diavel  was first introduced in 2011 as the Italian manufacturer’s second cruiser  , following in the footsteps of the Indiana, which went out of commission in 1990. My, how times have changed. These days, the Diavel is widely considered as part cruiser, part sport bike , a distinction that has made it one […]

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Dovizioso delighted by new Ducati GP15

Andrea Dovizioso declared that Ducati has finally ‘fixed’ years of understeer problems, after making his debut on the all-new GP15 at the start of the second Sepang MotoGP test. The slimmer, more compact machine is the first to be designed by Gigi Dall’Igna, who joined Ducati from Aprilia at the end of 2013. While retaining […]

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Chaz Davies Turns In Podium Finish For Ducati At Phillip Island WSBK

A fantastic start for the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Superbike Team today at Phillip Island, with Chaz Davies scoring two third place finishes in these opening races of the 2015 Superbike World Championship season. Race 1 – Today’s races took place in hot conditions with track temperatures of 42°C for race one. Davies, from second […]

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How to tell if the Ducati race team is making progress?

By: Vicki Smith “it was good when they were slow. But now I do not see why they continue to benefit from this regulation” – Valentino Rossi It’s all smiles and press releases until the other racers start complaining.  That is the first sign the job is getting done and now, at least according to GP-Inside.com, […]

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Valentino Rossi: Ducati threat depends on new bike

By: Matthew Birt Valentino Rossi says Ducati’s potential to upset Honda and Yamaha’s domination of the MotoGP world championship can only be judged when the eagerly awaited Desmosedici GP15 is rolled out. Ducati enjoyed a positive start to 2015 in Malaysia earlier this month when Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone set fast and competitive lap […]

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