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A DUCATI FOR THE NATIONAL HARE & HOUND: THE WRAP

Just before the Covid-19 lockdown, the third round round of the National Hare and Hound series took place, which would be one of the last races held for some time. The Mint 400 had been a car-only race for years, but for 2020, they opened it up to motorcycles once more and included it in […]

DUCATI DESERT SLED VS. THE MINT

The Mint 400 is an old-school classic, so it seemed a good fit for a bike like the Scrambler Ducati Desert Sled. This is the unlikely story of how a V-Twin finished at the top of the Hooligan class at the Mint. ARVE Build by: Spider Grips Team   (Pikes Peak winning Ducati Team) Bikes: 2019 […]

DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1290 ENDURO: FULL TEST

If adventure bikes have taught us anything, it’s that quantity demands quality. Nothing demonstrates that as clearly as the 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260. This is an extreme in a genre where excess is ordinary; where being the fastest, most powerful or most expensive must be qualified by the word “currently.” It certainly is big, fast […]

FIRST LOOK–2019 DUCATI 1260 ENDURO: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Ducati recently held an introduction in Italy for the 2019 Multistrada 1260 Enduro. This is the latest model in the Multistrada line and marks the company’s most serious effort as far as off-road capabilities. The 1262cc Testastretta L-Twin motor was released in the standard Multistrada mid-year in 2018, and it features Ducati Variable Valve Timing. […]

ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT| DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1200 ENDURO PRO

Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro produces 152 horsepower and features vehicle hold control, traction control, Ducati’s safety pack (cornering ABS/DTC) and wheelie control. It has a 19-inch front wheel, a double-sided swingarm and increased suspension travel via DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) Evolution, which is based on a 48mm fork and a Sachs rear shock. The […]

ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT| DUCATI SCRAMBLER DESERT SLED

The Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled is a throwback machine. They call it the Desert Sled, but this baby would be a handful on a hard-packed dirt road. The basic machine is a stripped-down, 803cc V-twin with a higher seat, a reinforced frame, adjustable suspension, engine armor and Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tires. The design team […]