195bhp. Chain/gear driven cams. A wet clutch. Radically over-square dimensions. This is the Ducati Superquadro v-twin and this is what it sounds like.
Today details surrounding the Ducati Superquadro superbike engine are finally being released. Horsepower is 195 at 10,750rpm, valve adjustments come at 15,000 miles instead of 7,500, timing belts are replaced with chains and gears and a wet slipper clutch replaces … Continued
If Italian and vintage bikes are considered sexy, then walking around this year’s Cafe Desmo 2011 at Pro Italia in Glendale, CA was a lot like checking out a porn convention. Everyone hangs out and has a great time laughing, … Continued
What makes this photo of the Ducati 1199 Panigale different from the previous 60 or so? Well, it’s a pretty good close up of the fairing, sans Post-It Note camo, this bike is wearing SBK-spec suspension, the tail looks as … Continued
On paper, it’s nearly impossible to convey the feeling something handmade to a pedantic degree of perfection has over something mass manufactured. My one-off, MotoGP-spec Icon one-piece is a great example. Its freedom of movement, weight (11lbs!!) and fit are … Continued
A while back, our buddy Jamie told us about a video he wanted to make. Something that could capture how the simple act of riding a motorcycle could transform any normal day into a fantastic one. With the help of … Continued
You’ve got exactly $12,995 to spend on a new motorcycle and you’re determined that it be a Ducati. Should you buy an 848 Evo or a Streetfighter 848? Pricing on that naked bike has just been released and its identical … Continued