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Sports Bikes to Africa

We all know that sportsbikes are so focused that you need a track to get the best out of them. But, as has always been the case, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them every day.
The Ducati Panigale and BMW S1000RR we have here might have close to 200bhp, sticky tyres and track-orienated suspension, but [...]

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Hayden Shows Progress as Ducati Completes Jerez MotoGP Test – Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay Florida

 
The Ducati Team’s scheduled three-day off-season test at the Spanish Jerez circuit certainly wasn’t without its hurdles, but the team took them in stride and heads into MotoGP’s winter test ban with information that will be helpful as engineers do their development work on the 2013 Desmosedici.
 
Sunny-but-cold conditions marked the first two days, allowing Nicky [...]

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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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MOTOGP: Ducati’s 5-Step Program To Return To Glory

Written by Evan Williams
Ducati’s MotoGP program has suffered through a tough couple of years, and the team saw a shakeup last week when Filippo Preziosi was moved to another position within Ducati and German Bernhard Gobmeier was brought onboard to head Ducati Corse. Paolo Ciabatti, the man who ran World Superbike’s operations side in recent [...]

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Nicky Hayden confident Ducati can cure understeer issue

Nicky Hayden remains confident Ducati can solve a persistent understeer issue that has dogged the Desmosedici MotoGP project in recent years.
The understeer issue was a constant complaint of Valentino Rossi during his disastrous two-year stint with Ducati, which ended in him walking out to sign a new deal with Yamaha for 2013 and 2014.
Hayden believes [...]

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Rizoma PROGUARD SYSTEM – guard for the brake and clutch levers

An exclusive RIZOMA patent, the Proguard System is a guard for the brake and clutch levers. Originally conceived for racing, it is also available in a road version, and mounts to a wide range of makes and models.
This type of guard is a response to the extreme sensitivity of the latest high power braking systems [...]

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Fresh Off The Boat, New 2013 Ducati Monster Diesel

Get yours before they are gone!!!
Just in before the holidays, the all new Diesel design Ducati Monster 1100 EVO!  Come down and check this Monster out and find out why the Diesel in one of the most desired bikes on 2013.  One things for sure if your getting this for a Christmas present you going [...]

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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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BMW Unveils New F800 GT

 BMW has announced a new addition to their F800 range, the middle-weight GT.
An attempt to enhance the German giant’s presence in the ‘sporty touring segment’, the GT will serve as the successor to the popular F800 ST.
First impressions are that BMW have emphasized the ‘touring’ side of their new ‘sports tourer’.  Visually, the GT looks to [...]

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Getting Cold? Get a new Ducati Corse Jacket.

It’s getting to be that time of the year where you going to need to bundle up.  So why not get warm in some style and make your friends jealous!  Just in from Ducati is the all new Ducati Corse Windproof Jacket.  The DC jacket feature one chest and two side pockets that zipper closed [...]

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Ducati Corse Welcomes Andrea Dovizioso

In preparation for the 2013 MotoGP season which starts tomorrow with the Valencia MotoGP test, Ducati Corse welcomed Andrea Dovizioso to the factory team.  Dovi will have his first ride on the Ducati Desmosedici.  Andrea Iannone and Michele Pirro (in the absence of Ben Spies) will also test for Pramac Ducati.  Dovi looks happy to [...]

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