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Who says you can’t make dreams a reality? Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati has just created a new budget column for our wallets by offering the masses a sweet chance to customize a Ducati bike – whether it be a new beastie set for our own personal showroom or accessorizing a current Ducati machine.  Here’s what …

A brand new Porsche 911 GT3 Touring will cost you about $200,000 US (~$250,000 Canadian dollars) out the door.  That is a lot of cheddar even for this beautiful piece of German automotive engineering. I certainly appreciate the marvelous collection of performance, power, and luxury this fine automobile offers… but there ain’t NO WAY I’d …

As we continue our journey through the decades, it’s time to take a look at the best motorcycles of the 1980s. While every decade in the industry’s history has been a transformative one, the 80s was on another level. It was a decade of immense vision, with motorcycle manufacturers pushing the boundaries of design and …

Riders Share is a motorcycle rental company that offers rentals to riders from all walks of life – and now their diverse showroom has expanded to include off-road motorcycles. According to Guillermo Cornejo, owner of Riders Share, the rental program not only offers the newest models (for all terrains) from giants such as BMW, Ducati, …

Sound the trumpets and toot the horns – the Ducati Multistrada V4 S has just won a ‘Best Motorcycle of 2021’ award. The award came via Robb Report, a luxury magazine that set the first-production motorcycle above the rest with their ‘best of the best’ issue, released yesterday. Robb Report’s award is quoted to “recognize(s) …

At the root of every good marriage is a strong partnership – and the bond between Keith Hale and his 1974 Ducati 750 Super Sport is nothing short of heart-warming.  According to a report from MotorcyclistOnline, San Francisco-based artist Keith Hale purchased the Ducati from Jack’s Motorcycles in Fresno, California, at the green age of …

Pramac Racing has just signed a new deal extension with Ducati, creating a continued factory-supported sponsorship and giving riders Johann Zarco and rookie Jorge Martin access to two Ducati Desmocedici bikes until the end of the 2024 season.  According to a report from MotoGP‘s website, The partnership between Pramac and Ducati originally began in 2005 and …

While every decade has its icons, the 1970s have so many good models to choose from. It was a time when the Japanese were really stamping their authority over the scene, flexing muscles and cylinders with each other, and driving once-mighty international brands into obscurity. Despite the changing landscape, the 70s created some of the …

Ducati has just pulled the covers off of the 2022 Hypermotard 950 SP – the third rendition in the Hypermotard collection.  The Ducati Hypermotard family caters to a very special group of sport riders. Those who crave to ride for hours on end, follow any urban path their heart desires, and if they choose, put …

Ducati is taking advertising to the next level by creating a mobile-friendly augmented reality simulator that runs tech used in popular games like Pokemon-Go and Jurassic Park. This simulator – similar to the schematics required in their recent Monster Contest – will give clients the ability to place a digital Ducati Monster anywhere in their living …

On May 21st, The Ducati Museum will be reopening to the general public of Bologna, Italy – and the nostalgia is hitting people in all the right places. It’s been a rough time for institutions that rely on in-person pedestrian traffic to spread wonder, knowledge, and intrigue. And while virtual tours are still available to …

Meet Raceward Studios. They’re Italian, they’re curators of state-of-the-art virtual racing games, and they’re about to welcome home their newest brainchild: RiMS Racing. If you’ve ever played Grand Theft Auto or iRacer, you’ll know what I’m talking about when I say that the huge list of options available to customize and pimp out a virtual …

News of the MV Ever Given rocked media last month since it was lodged in the Suez Canal. The disruption created global chaos as ships transporting goods were heavily delayed – let alone the items aboard the Ever Given. The ship containing 18,000 containers has since been freed but the mayhem has not ended.  As …

The 1960s was a transformative time for the motorcycle industry. As the mobility culture shifted from affordable motorcycles to affordable four-wheelers, the industry found itself at something of crossroads and on the cusp of an identity crisis. The 60s would bring about the beginning of the end for the British industry, an unexpected rise of …

Square Root Of Extreme Picture this… You’re a highly successful doctor with a $200,000 a year salary. You just bought your third track bike, this one being a Ducati Panigale V4. The $25,000 sticker price isn’t enough to quench your thirst of “why would you do that!?” so you take a step further into the …

Since the release of the new Ducati Multistrada V4, adventure-touring fans have been jumping for joy, but those celebrations are about to be cut short.  Ducati has found issues with the valve guides in the V4 Granturismo engines that can lead to excessive wear and inevitably losing power, then failing at the top end of …

The 1950s was an interesting decade for the motorcycle industry. As countries began to show signs of economic improvement after the devastation of World War II, motorcycle manufacturers could begin to innovate in new directions. While affordable mobility was still an important part of a motorcycle’s design, the humble motorcycle was slowly being replaced by …

Introducing The Limited Edition 2021 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Fasthouse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links As a nice addition to the Scrambler fleet, there’s a new model in the 2021 Ducati line-up: the 2021 Ducati Desert Sled Fasthouse. This is a limited edition model that’s based on Ducati and Fasthouse’s Mint 400 …

Entry-level Scrambling: The Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Scrambler Sixty2 is the smallest motorcycle in the 2021 Ducati line-up. In fact, it’s one of the smallest Ducati motorcycles to roll out of the Bologna factory in recent years. While it’s still an important part of the Scrambler line, …

Less Is More: The No-Frills Ducati Scrambler Icon Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Ducati line-up doesn’t feature any drastic changes to the Scrambler models, though a few of them did receive small updates. The classic Scrambler Icon is one of them! The updates might be minimal but they’re updates nonetheless. …

Retro Desert Racing: The 2021 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Most of the Scrambler models in the 2021 Ducati line-up haven’t been updated for the new year. However, the Scrambler Desert Sled does get a few changes. Firstly, it’s one of the lucky Ducati motorcycles that has been …

A Scrambler For The Discerning Ducatista: The Scrambler Café Racer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Ducati Scrambler Café Racer is one of the most recognizable Ducati motorcycles in the Scrambler range. It’s sharp, sleek, incredibly stylish, and affordably priced! When it first rolled onto the scene, it was an instant hit …

Ducati’s Furious Flat Tracker: The Scrambler Full Throttle Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s eye-catching Full Throttle model is once again available. This time, the model in the 2021 Ducati line-up is totally devoid of any significant updates for the new year, but don’t despair! It’s still one of the most formidable, …

Ducati After Dark: The All-New 2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Nightshift is the latest Scrambler addition to the 2021 Ducati line-up. It’s a brand-new model that’s part-street tracker, part-café racer, and all attitude. It’s called the Nightshift because it has been designed for aggressive nighttime urban prowling, …

Super Special: The Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Scrambler 1100 Special returns as part of the 2021 Ducati line-up in North America. Unfortunately, it’s one of the few Ducati motorcycles that doesn’t get any kind of update for the new year. It’s still exactly the same as …

The Sporty Scrambler: Ducati’s Scrambler 1100 Sport/ Sport Pro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Ducati line-up features a number of interesting heavyweight Scrambler options for the new year, with two of the most exciting being the Scrambler 1100 Sport and 1100 Sport Pro. They both feature the classic lines and …

Ducati’s Big Scrambler: The Scrambler 1100 / 1100 Pro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Scrambler 1100 is the largest displacement Scrambler model in the 2021 Ducati line-up. Over the years, the Scrambler platform has evolved into one of Ducati motorcycle’s most loved sub-brands, spawning a wide range of Scrambler models in …

Superlight Sports Performance: The 2021 Ducati Superleggera V4 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links If you want unparalleled performance and money is no issue, then the Superleggera V4 is the motorcycle in the 2021 Ducati line-up for you. It’s one of the most advanced Ducati motorcycles ever made, featuring cutting-edge technology and engineering, …

The Perfect Blend Of Performance and Practicality: The Supersport 950 / 950 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Ducati Supersport 950 is once again available as part of the 2021 Ducati line-up, but with no noticeable upgrades over last year. It still remains as a strong entry-level Ducati motorcycle that offers …

Race-bred Perfection: The Ducati Panigale V4 R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Another model in the 2021 Ducati line-up that goes without an update for the new year is the Panigale V4 R. This is the top-level Panigale V4 model, surpassing the V4, V4 S, and even the impressive V4 SP. It’s …

The Sport Production Ducati Panigale V4 SP Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Panigale V4 and V4 S models may not have received an update for the new year, but Ducati hasn’t been ideal. Instead, the Italian manufacturer has added a whole new Panigale model to the 2021 Ducati line-up. This is …

The Winning Circle Fasthouse and Italian manufacturer, Ducati, are collaborating on a 2021 Ducati Scrambler to celebrate their success in the 2020 Mint 400. The Mint 400 is a 400-mile race through the Mojave Desert, featuring many dangerous sections of riding terrain. Jordan Graham crossed the finish line in first place on his Fasthouse retrofitted …

The 2021 Ducati Multistrada V4S has magically appeared at my local Ducati dealership: Blackfoot Motosports in Calgary. The dealership’s Ducati brand champion invited me to come and get an intimate, first-hand look at what Ducati is calling “the best motorcycle they’ve ever built.” Have a look at our Model Overview piece written by Joe Appleton …

A New Monster Grown In The Lab 2021 is a big year for Ducati, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer has tons of new stuff coming down the pipes, including a completely redesigned Monster and new ‘Monster Plus’. Although we’ve seen the new Multistrada already in production at the Borgo Panigale factory, it’s now the new Monster’s …

So here we are in March 2021 and Ducati has been holding out on some introductions of new models. The team at Borgo Panigale was on the ball with their 2021 model release in late 2020, but there was little change in the Ducati Scrambler lineup. They unveiled the Scrambler Nightshift- which is basically a …

The 1940s was a particularly turbulent decade in world history, dominated by the Second World War causing widespread destruction all over the globe. As the Allies and Axis powers battled in different theatres, the world’s largest industrial manufacturers were forced to support the war effort in whatever way they could, and a wave of innovation …

V4S Could Be MotoGP Ready MotoGP is the pinnacle of speed in the motorcycle racing world. The bikes are big, produce a ton of power, and are ridden by some of the best riders that have ever graced the racing series. Ducati is heavily involved in MotoGP with their Factory racing team, and to shake …

The V4 Unleashed: Ducati’s Panigale V4 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The next V4-powered sportbike in the 2021 Ducati line-up is the Panigale V4 S. The V4 S is one of the most advanced Ducati motorcycles to roll out of the Bologna factory. It’s the premium version of the celebrated Panigale …

The Science of Speed: The 2021 Ducati Panigale V4 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Ducati line-up wouldn’t be complete without the newer Panigale V4 models. However, for 2021, these Ducati motorcycles don’t receive any real updates! The V4 and V4 S stay unchanged and remain in 2020 form. Still, that’s …

The Panigale For Real Ducati Purists: The Panigale V2 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Panigale V2 is the last remaining Panigale model that holds on to Ducati’s old-school twin-cylinder roots. The rest of the Panigale models in the 2021 Ducati line-up have evolved into modern V4 beasts. While they’re technologically more …