Excited for next year? You should be. We’re getting not only some of the best bikes ever, but getting them at affordable prices, accessible performance levels and with appealing design too. Here’s 13 of the best new bikes coming in … Continued
At a wet, cold Paul Ricard Circuit last week, F1 legend Michael Schumacher hopped on the new Ducati 1199 Panigale. Joining him on track were John McGuinness, Randy Mamola, Moto2 rider Pol Espargaro and endurance racer Keith Flint. It was … Continued
So Jamie calls me one day and is all, “We’ve got an 1199 for a couple days, but it’s raining!” You’d think and Englishman could deal with that a little better, but I sent him a Butler Motorcycle Map and … Continued
Here, superstock racer Niccolò Canepa rides his Ducati 1199 Panigale around Spain’s Circuito de Jerez. That’s a smooth, flowing fast track, but damn if Canepa and the Ducati don’t make it look short, small and dramatic.
So the new Ducati Hypermotard has a liquid-cooled, 821cc motor that adds 20bhp for a total of 110 while dropping 9lbs of weight. What happens when it meets a MotoGP rider with a background in flat track racing? Sideways happens. … Continued
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