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Ducati team development test concludes at Jerez

The riders present at Jerez for the Italian factory were Pramac Racing’s Andrea Iannone, whom it was decided to send late last week in order to provide further development input for the Ducati Desmosedici GP13 bike, together with test-rider Michele Pirro. During the three days, several new components on the chassis side of the ‘laboratory’ […]

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MotoGP Austin Night Life Plans

The night life plans for the Austin MotoGP have been confirmed – The Ducati members “Motorcycles and Music” – April 20th!   DETAILS: “MotoGP comes to Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas April 19, 20, 21. The Red Club presents Music and Motorcycles at La Zona Rosa April 20th Featuring Austin’s top rated rock […]

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Hayden: Door not closed on Ducati Austin test

“At the moment it’s ‘no’ but the door is not completely closed” – Nicky Hayden. Nicky Hayden hopes that Ducati will be able to join Yamaha and Honda at next month’s private Austin MotoGP test – but the answer is currently ‘no’. On the last day of the Sepang test, Yamaha confirmed that they would […]

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RideApart Review: Ducati 1199 Panigale S

Who’s most qualified to review the Ducati 1199 Panigale S? A racer? A journalist? How about the guy who departed on a 15,000-mile, seven-month, coast-to-coast (and back) road trip the day he bought one? Over to you, Dennis. — Ed. I’d always dreamed of going on a long motorcycle trip without an end-date. Looking back I […]

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Suspend Your Disbelief: GI Joe Retaliation – Ducati Monster 796

“Drive it like you stole it!” – GI Joe: Retaliation GI Jooooooooooooe! “GI Joe: Retaliation” continues from whence “GI Joe: Rise of the Cobra” left off — the Joes have defeated Cobra, placed Cobra Commander and his crew in prison and Zartan has impersonated the President of the United States with his nanomites. Using his […]

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Ducati factory support vital for Andrea Iannone

MotoGP rookie Andrea Iannone believes his hopes of succeeding in the new look Pramac Ducati squad will be given a massive boost by Ducati’s commitment to offer him full factory support in 2013. In a bid to reduce the performance gap to rivals Honda and Yamaha. Ducati has changed its strategy for the forthcoming world […]

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These Are Sort of the Ducati Desmosedici GP13 Tech Specs

Very much a cloak and dagger affair, it is always fairly entertaining to read the information that the manufacturers release regarding their MotoGP machines. Despite the fact that these are some of the most drool-over motorcycles on the planet, by rule of thumb the factories publish only the most general technical specifications possible. If a […]

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Rain Hampers Ducati MotoGP Test

Just a few days after the Ducati Desmosedici GP13’s official unveiling at Madonna di Campiglio, the Ducati Development Team was already busy at Jerez for the first of a number of tests planned for the coming weeks in preparation for the new season. The three-day test, which started on Saturday at the Andalusian circuit, concluded […]

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Inside a Ducati V-Twin

Take a look inside the legendary Ducati engine. This one belongs to the Hypermotard. For more from Bike Magazine UK CLICK HERE

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2013 WorldSBK Calendar Changes Continue

The 2013 World Superbike calendar has been changed again, with the stop in India at the newly added Buddh Circuit moved from March 10, 2013 to November 17, 2013. According to the press release issued by World Superbike officials, the change was made to help accommodate further training of marshals and medical staff at the […]

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