Neil Johnston gets his grubbies on a new Ducati 1100S for a spin around Vancouver and environs.
Costa Mouzouris gives us his take on where Traction Control for motorcycles is currently at and what the future holds.
A side article for the Multistrada 1200 launch piece explaining the four different riding modes options.
During his Dash for the Dram, Editor ‘arris rode the Ducati GT1000. Almost a year later he finally submits what he thought of the bike …
Ducati’s much-rumoured entry into the "street fighter" market (think Triumph Speed Triple, Aprilia Tuono, etc. — basically naked sport bikes) was proven to be much more than a rumour today at the big Milan bike show. The bike is based closely on the outgoing 1098 (more on that below), and unlike many other slightly homogenized … Continue reading Ducati Streetfighter revealed
MCN mock-up of 1098 SF. Photo: MCN Ducati has revealed they will produce a naked version of the 1098R Superbike. Called the 1098 Streetfighter, it’s a track-oriented naked model in the same vein as the Triumph Speed Triple and KTM Super Duke, powered by the 1098 cc Testastretta Evoluzione motor. Preview photos have been shown … Continue reading Ducati Streetfighter confirmed
Ducati has just released Canadian pricing for their new Monster 1100 and GT1000. The Monster 1100 will sell for $13,495.00, or $15,695.00 for the S version. The new GT1000 will sell for $12,995.00 and will be available in March 2009.
Standard 1100 Monster. The re-vamp of Ducati’s Monster line-up should now be complete with the announcement of the new Monster 1100 and 1100S for 2009. The 1100 uses a lightened air-cooled, 1078 cc Desmo motor, with 2 valve heads, six speed box and a dry clutch. Max claimed horsepower is 95 at 7,500 rpm, with … Continue reading Ducati introduces new 1100 Monsters
The Ducati Hypermotard promised so much when first unveiled in prototype form at the 2005 Milan show. Bondo checks out if the production version delivers.
1098R gets more power and less weight. More Ducati news from the Milan show includes the new 1098R – a tuned up 1098 with an 8 kg weight loss over the standard 1098 to boot. Ducati claim that this makes the 1098R the most powerful and lightest twin ever built by them. Max claimed power … Continue reading Ducati 1098R