Each year between October and November, the EICMA motorcycle show takes place in Milan, Italy. It is the literal start and end date of the industry calendar. Other trade shows exist, and in earlier times when EICMA was only held … Continued
Like, OMG! Justin Bieber rides a Ducati! Could he get any dreamier? Isn’t it fascinating, the divergence between image and reality? 99 percent of teenage girls locked themselves in a bathroom and scrawled “Bieber Fever” all over themselves in Sharpie … Continued
Back when stock superbikes had stonking engines and shitty frames, Bimota created a neat little business for itself, housing those engines in good frames. But, when bikes started including handling as stock, the tiny Italian company fell on hard times. … Continued
After two disappointing years at Ducati, here’s the very first photos of Valentino Rossi back on a Yamaha M1. Can he win again? Today’s test at Valencia was beset by heavy rain, so it’s too soon to tell.
Making 20bhp more and weighing 9lbs less than the outgoing, air-cooled 1100s, this new Ducati Hypermotard 820 does more with less. There’s also a “touring” version called the Ducati Hyperstrada and an SP model that gets super-fancy pressurized gas forks … Continued
Ducati’s just taken the wraps of the “R” version of its flagship superbike in Milan. There’s no claimed power increase, but Ti con-rods, DLC-coated rocker arms and a lighter flywheel boost max revs from 11,500 to 12,000rpm, ridiculously high for … Continued