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Ducati Owners: You Are Not Ready for the 1299 Superbike

by Jensen Beeler You would have to be living under a rock not to know about the upcoming Ducati Scrambler, Bologna has made certain of that. But as we surmised in our analysis of Scrambler’s marketing, Ducati is due to update the Panigale as well for the 2015 model year. That educated guess, it seems has been […]

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Hot Bike – 2014 Ducati Hyperstrada

The 2014 Ducati Hyperstrada features ABS, Ducati Traction Control, 3 different riding modes, Ducati saddlebags, windscreen, low strada seat, LED tail light and turn signals, and the all new liquid cooled 821cc engine. OVERVIEW: The Hyperstrada extends the hypermotard concept to fascinating new horizons. ABS, DTC, windshield, side bags, dedicated ergonomics and a series of […]

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Ducati’s Diavel has devilish side

By: Andria Yu, USA TODAY Ducati says the Diavel (which means “devil” in the Bolognese dialect) got its name because of its looks. According to their press release, when the first prototype was introduced to engineers and technicians, someone looking at the bike’s silhouette from the rear exclaimed, “Evil, just like the devil!” When I […]

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Scrambler Ducati

Born in Ducati, grown in the hearts of Motorcyclists. Back in 2015. #scramblerducati born in 1962 from Scrambler Ducati on Vimeo.

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Ducati Hypermotard SP | SHORT SHIFT

They say: 
 “Unmistakably motard.”  We say: 
“Hate. This. Clutch. Love. This. Bike.” When Aaron Frank went to Spain to ride the Hypermotard last year (First Ride, June ’13, MC), he only sampled the up-spec SP version within the opulent confines of the Ascari Race Resort, no doubt gobbling caviar between sessions. That kid is […]

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Review: Ducati Multistrada excels even in the rain

By: Andria Yu The Multistrada 1200 S Granturismo is Ducati’s top-of-the-line motorcycle for adventure touring. Equipped with huge side cases (73-liter capacity each) and a 48-liter top case with passenger backrest, this 1198 cc, 150 hp beast is made to haul butt while hauling close to a week’s worth of luggage. I recently had the […]

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Ducati Reveals Monster 821 in Two Flavors

By  Chris Bruce We found the third-generation Ducati Monster 1200S to be a comfortable but quite capable sport bike during our First Ride. But what if you love the new bike’s brawny looks but don’t think you’ll need the full 1200cc V-twin? At first blush, we’d say you might be crazy, but Ducati is looking […]

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2015 Ducati Scrambler!

By Bruno dePrato At the upcoming EICMA show in Milan this fall, Ducati will unveil a new Scrambler. The Scrambler of the ’70s, you might recall, was an evolution of a previous 250cc enduro model named the Motocross. US importers Mike and Joe Berliner saw a lot of potential in the concept, even visiting Borgo […]

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Ducati 1199 Panigale wins Compasso d’Oro Design Award

Yes, it really is a bit of a looker, isn’t it…! Presented once every three years by the Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (ADI), the Compasso d’Oro Design Awards felicitate excellence in Italian design and are recognized by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage & Activities as being “of exceptional artistic and historical interest.” And […]

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Top 5 Ducati Monster Customs

The Ducati Monster is one of the most iconic motorcycles of all time. Since it went on sale in 1993, over 275,000 have rolled out of the Bologna factory—and they’ve kept Ducati financially stable over the past two decades. The first Monster, the M900, used a version of the air-cooled 900SS engine and pumped out […]

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