Tag Archives | 2012

Ducati Multistrada: old vs new

By Adam Child
In 2010 Ducati’s all new Multistrada turned the adventure market on its head. It was a breath of fresh air, the sportiest bike in the sector.
An impressive 150bhp from the 1199 V-Twin was backed up with high-tech gizmos, comfort and usability. It proved to be the success story Ducati was hoping for.
Now three [...]

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If You Want an Air-Cooled Ducati Buy it Now

Three years ago you could find a 2-valve, air-cooled power plant in four distinct Ducati model ranges. Next year it will be just one. And the year after that? We say none.
 
If you want to buy an old school Ducati Hypermotard from next year on, you’re out of luck. At the 2012 EICMA show in [...]

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GS Trophy 2012 – 12/01/2012 – Day 7 Summary

GS Trophy day 7
First, the big news… Team Germany has won the GS Trophy 2012, with France coming second and Italy rounding out the top three. Here’s what happened on the final day of what has been a truly memorable Trophy…
Even though today (Saturday) was the last competition day of the GS Trophy 2012, the [...]

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GS Trophy 2012 – 27/11/2012 – Day 3 – Today’s Summary

Day three — time to get serious! Starting from Saint Martin de los Andes as early as 6 a.m., the riders left the asphalt and headed south, venturing off-road deeper and deeper into Patagonia. To this hard 450 km Marathon day under a blazing Argentinian sun a couple of ‘extra’ specials as a deep and [...]

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Interview with Ralf Rodepeter, head of BMW Classic

It’s not just the latest F 800 GS and R 1200 GS BMWs that are taking part in the GS Trophy 2012. Head of BMW Classic Ralf Rodepeter is following the same tracks and trails of South America, but on a 28-year-old R 80 G/S Paris Dakar. In this exclusive interview, hear Ralf talk about [...]

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MV Agusta Rivale 800 Selected Most Beautiful Bike at 2012 EICMA Show

Written by Dennis Chung
The 2013 MV Agusta Rivale 800 has been voted the most beautiful motorcycle of the 2012 EICMA Show in a poll of over 15,000 visitors to the show in Milan, Italy.
The Rivale captured 35.5% of the votes to win the honor, well ahead of the new Ducati Hypermotard SP which finished [...]

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2012 BMW GS SAFARI – Preview

170 riders on a 5-day adventure through NSW, the 2012 BMW GS Safari was a great success. See the BMW R 1200 GS in action along with other models from the legendary GS range.
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Ducati 1199 Panigale S vs. MV Agusta F4 RR

Written by Arthur Coldwells
Photography by Don Williams
Ducati 1199 Panigale & MV Agusta F4 RR Review
There are many similarities between Ducati’s new 1199 Panigale S and the MV Agusta F4 RR. Both are Italian exotica from fabled factories with spectacular racing heritages. Both are Superbike-class motorcycles with liter-plus engines. Both have traction control and adjustable fuel [...]

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Prepare to Say Goodbye to Two Ducati Racers at Valencia MotoGP

Posted on DucatiNewsToday.com
After a much-deserved weekend off, the Ducati Team heads to Valencia for the season’s fourth race to be held on Spanish soil and, more importantly, the final round of the eighteen-event MotoGP championship.  Valentino Rossi will swing a leg over the Ducati for the last time as will Pramac Racing’s Hector Barbera.
The Ducati [...]

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Trans Siberian Challenging Ride 2012 : Video

Complete video of the Trans Siberian Highway, ride 11.000 km from St Peterburg to Vladivostok. Once upon a time this long road were home of thousand Prisoner of Gulags. Those inmates of Gulags were maintained the road and worked to death to keep the roads in good condition. Today the road in serious repair, but [...]

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Australian MotoGP, Phillip Island – Qualifying

Posted by Crash.Net
Casey Stoner suffered a corner entry highside at the Honda hairpin after 20-minutes, while on his out lap with the harder rear tyre. Stoner was unhurt and back out on his spare bike within five minutes.
Yamaha’s Ben Spies will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery to repair shoulder injuries at [...]

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