How To Ride a Motorcycle In A Heavy Crosswind

Right now, the Santa Ana winds are blowing warm, hot air from California’s interior out towards the coast. That creates wildfires and, if you go for a ride in the mountains right now, huge gusts that feel like they might send your bike off a cliff. What can you do about it? Here’s how to [...]

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Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

By Christopher P. Baker
There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature’s beauty from inside a car. Here are ten great motorcycle rides in the U.S.
1. Pacific Coast Highway, Carmel to [...]

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10 of the Most Important Motorcycles Ever Made

 

Ever since Ernest Michaux attached a steam engine to his father’s pedal-powered velocipede in 1867, motorized cycles have stirred the soul and symbolized freedom. With every subsequent decade, the quest to take motorcycle design farther in order to go faster has built on the breakthroughs of prior generations. Here are 10 of the most important [...]

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The Ducati Experience to Make its Only Tampa Bay Area Stop at Euro Cycles

Ducati is excited to announce the launch of the 2016 Ducati Experience Tour, a series of events that will be hosted in collaboration with Ducati dealerships across the country in the heart of the 2016 riding season. Rooted in a three-day weekend test ride event, each stop on the tour will feature Ducati test rides [...]

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Ducati Shows Anniversary Replica Kit for Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak

To celebrate both the 100th anniversary of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) race, Ducati USA is offering a neat aftermarket package to the customers that order the 2016 model year Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak Edition. The goodies Ducati throws in a grouped in a trick PPIHC replica kit that will make your Multistrada [...]

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This ‘Third Brake Light’ For Motorcycles Is Smarter Than It Looks

Motorcyclist, electronics tech and inventor John Henry spent years developing a “third brake-light” for motorcycles and is finally taking it to market. The helmet-mounted LED illuminates when the bike is slowing down and acts as a rescue beacon in a crash.
The light, called the Heads-Up Braking System, sells for $259 and actually has a longer [...]

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Norton on a Mission at the Isle of Man TT

Norton’s factory race team are hoping for a change of fortunes at this year’s Isle of Man TT after a breakthrough with electronics saw the British firm take a huge step forward with their V4 race bike.
With an engine that started out in an Aprilia CRT MotoGP bike, Norton’s SG5 was never short on power, [...]

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Motorcycle Fatalities Spike From Last Year

The Governors Highway Safety Association report determined that the biggest jump in motorcycle fatalities a year ago came in Florida, where the death toll was estimated at 550, up from 450 in 2014. A major reason is a majority of bikers do not wear recommended safety gear. According to the University of South Florida’s Center [...]

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An Open Letter to Everyone I Meet That Finds Out I Ride A Motorcycle

Let me stop you right there, mmmm-kay? I can tell by that little intake of breath what’s coming next. Thank you in advance, but I already know that motorcycles are “dangerous.” After nearly twenty years of riding on the streets, I am aware; telling me now will not be a revelation. It is not an [...]

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2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Demo Day

(Demo ride the MTS 1200 Enduro this Saturday May 7th!)
 
The Wild Side of Ducati

Time to reconceive the heights of performance and technology and rewrite the rules of adventure. The new Multistrada 1200 Enduro takes travel into a new domain. 160 hp Ducati Testastretta DVT engine, 30-litre fuel tank, 19″ front wheel, spoked wheels and 200 mm of [...]

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MotoGP: Ducati Speaks Jorge Lorenzo Acquisition

The first piece to the MotoGP season is in play with Lorenzo’s move to Ducati, but why did they choose Lorenzo, how did it happen, and what’s the plan for the future?
Ducati talked to the media on Thursday before the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, but they don’t want to talk about it anymore. [...]

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