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2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 DVT / S – First Ride Review

2015 Multistrada 1200 DVT

Funny how things come full circle if you just wait long enough, isn’t it? In the 1950s and ’60s, a British or American twin or single was often used for all kinds of riding, even if it wasn’t necessarily cut out for it. Then in the ’80s we marveled as specialization crept in and the street motorcycle ranks were gradually ...

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2015 Ducati Scrambler Video

2015 Ducati Scrambler

With its reborn Scrambler, Ducati wants to take us back to those simpler, more carefree times, when we rode just for the fun of it, when obligations were few and good times were plentiful. Check out our latest video of the 2015 Ducati Scrambler on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/user/RiderMagazine. Also read our First Ride Review of the 2015 Scrambler ...

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New for 2015: Big Bangs for the Buck

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The 2015 crop of new bikes is a big one, with lots of all-new or significantly updated models. We’ve covered the new stuff from EBR, Harley, Honda, Indian and Victory in previous issues. Here’s a brief overview of what’s coming down the pike from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, Star, Suzuki and Zero. Unless otherwise noted, pricing is TBD. BMW The R ...

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Ducati Produces Millionth Motorcycle at Borgo Panigale Factory

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The millionth Ducati to come off the production line at the historic Borgo Panigale factory in Italy has been handed over to one lucky client directly by Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding. The event took place on Friday, December 12, at the Audi City Lab—an exclusive temporary show room set up for the Christmas period in Via Montenapoleone ...

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2015 Ducati Scrambler – First Ride Review

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Photography by Milagro Do you remember your earliest days of riding? The sense of unbridled freedom and all-consuming thrill? I sure do. Back when I was a stressed-out grad student, I emptied my bank account to buy a used Yamaha FZ750 and maxed out my credit card to buy a black leather Vanson jacket and a Shoei helmet. That bike ...

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2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 DVT – First Look Review

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At the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, Ducati announced a major update to its Multistrada 1200 for 2015, the third generation of its sport/adventure tourer. Already renowned for power and technological sophistication, the new Multistrada will offer more of both. Featuring new Desmodromic Variable Timing, its 1,198cc Testastretta L-twin will make a claimed 160 horsepower (up from 150) and 100 ...

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2015 Ducati 1299 Panigale – First Look Review

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Named after Borgo Panigale, the manufacturing district of Bologna, Italy, where Ducati is headquartered, the 1199 Panigale superbike made a huge splash when it debuted at EICMA in 2011. It featured a 195-horsepower (claimed), 1,198cc Superquadro L-twin engine that served as a stressed member of the aluminum monocoque frame, as well as integrated Riding Modes, Öhlins Ducati Electronic Suspension, Ducati ...

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Intermot First Look: 2015 Motorcycles from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Suzuki and Zero

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Held in Cologne, Germany, the International Motorcycle, Scooter and E-Bike Fair, known as Intermot, is the first big international motorcycle show of the fall season, giving many manufacturers a chance to unveil new models for the upcoming model year. The 2015 crop of new bikes was a big one, with all-new or significantly updated models from BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, ...

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2015 Ducati Diavel—Ridden & Rated

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Since its introduction in 2011, Ducati’s Diavel has been a genre-bender: too sporty to be a cruiser, too long and upright to be a sportbike. It was most often lumped into the “power cruiser” category, but was so idiosyncratic as to have only one real rival, Star’s Vmax (and we recently compared touring versions of the bikes in the March ...

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