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Art Buhlmann's Open House on Two Generations of Ducati Multistrada

From www.behindthemoto.com

Two dudes (and one Chun) make their way to Art Buhlmann's Open House to have our minds blown by his hospitality and amazing collection of bikes.
Vicki Smith for Ducati.net:

Good blog post on a subject that (oddly?)seems to be coming up a lot  lately - first gen Multi's vs 2nd

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Magny-Cours SBK Superpole qualifying results

From www.crash.net

Full Superpole qualifying results (2) for the 11th round of the 2014 eni World Superbike Championship (WSBK) at Magny-Cours, France.. Read more at Crash.net!

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Ducati to Exhibit New Scrambler Model at 2014 American International Motorcycle Expo

From www.cycleworld.com

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) today announced that Ducati, the iconic Italian motorcycle manufacturer, is the latest OEM to join up for the second annual event scheduled for October 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. Ducati will take advantage of the AIMExpo platform to introduce its newly unveiled Scrambler motorcycle to the North American marketplace.


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Vicki Smith for Ducati.net:

See you there!

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Best Sportbike of 2014

From www.motorcycle.com

The Best Sportbike category is always one of the most contentious, with several manufacturers offering worthy contenders. Who comes out on top this year?
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Magny-Cours will suit Ducati, says Davies

From www.crash.net

Chaz Davies has high hopes that the Ducati 1199 Panigale will be well suited to the rigours of the Magny-Cours circuit..  


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Ducati powers the 168-mph Volkswagen XL Sport concept

From www.roadandtrack.com

The Volkswagen XL1 is one of the most interesting new cars in decades. Despite being the Veyron of efficiency, it's immense fun to drive, but there's room for improvement. The 197-hp, Ducati-powered XL Sport concept shows how.
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Ducati Scrambler Unveiled

From www.ducati.net

Ducati Scrambler - The most partially unveiled new bike in history, finally fully revealed

All the details, tech specs and photos HERE on Ducati.net

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Ducati revs up Thailand production

From www.bangkokpost.com

Ducati Motor (Thailand), a leading maker of big bikes, plans to boost its production capacity.  Francesco Milicia, managing director of the Italian parent firm, said the plan has been in the works since 2010, when Ducati's first big-bike assembly line started up with a 20-million-euro (823 million baht) development budget. 

For the rest of this story click HERE: http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/marketing/435046/ducati-revs-up-production

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Power Weds Italian Style in The Ducati Monster 1200S: Review

From www.bloomberg.com

You’d think a 400-pound, 1,200 cc motorcycle would feel heavy to ride. You’d think that its great dead weight would lumber and lurch and lull against any impulse for flight.
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Bike champ Chaz, 27, finally passes road test

From www.herefordtimes.com

ONE of the country’s top motorcycle racers, Herefordshire’s Chad Davies, until recently could not legally ride on UK roads.
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Valentino Rossi OK after the great fear

From www.gpone.com

The CAT made at the Hospital has excluded any bloodsheds and Rossi has been discharged and he is staying at his motorhome at the track. Good news has arrived from the Alcaniz Hospital where Valentino Rossi has been brought after breaking too late, touching the astroturf and crashing at turn 7.
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Petrucci on Ducati Pramac in 2015

From www.gpone.com

The Italian rider will join Yonny Hernandez to race Factory Desmosedici next year. The last available Ducati has been taken. Danilo Petrucci next year will race the second bike of Ducati Pramac Team.
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Paddock Chatter: Dovizioso and Ducati top first day at Aragon with updated GP14

From www.paddockchatter.com

“Dovizioso and Ducati top first day at Aragón with updated GP14 | http://t.co/oRAGO4yx64 | #MotoGP (Photo: Ducati) http://t.co/Tiaw8uPGvb”;
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MotoGP: New Avintia Ducati ready for Aragon - crash.net

From www.crash.net

“crash.netMotoGP: New Avintia Ducati ready for Aragoncrash.netAvintia have confirmed that Hector Barbera will switch to Ducati MotoGP machinery for the remainder of the season, starting this weekend at Aragon.”
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Ducati Scrambler spied testing by MCN reader

From www.youtube.com

“The Ducati Scrambler is just days away from being unveiled to the public, but one lucky MCN reader managed to grab some onboard video of one of the test mule... (New Spy Video!”
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Motorcycle Touring on Edelweiss Bike Travel's Alps Extreme Tour

From www.cycleworld.com

CW Editor’s Note: This story is from Cycle World Travel & Adventure, a special print issue chock-full of features dedicated to two-wheeled touring and adventure travel. 


Edelweiss invented the luxury guided motorcycle tour market but the Alps Extreme tour is quite affordable versus its other high-end tours.  

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Vicki Smith for Ducati.net:

Love this quote:  Manuel makes us all laugh, saying Ducatis are just like Italian women: “Very moody but usually worth it.”


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German champions to wild-card at Magny-Cours

From www.crash.net

Ducati 3C Racing will wild-card all three of its IDM Superbike Championship 1199 Panigales for Xavi Fores and Max Neukirchner in France..  

Newly-crowned German IDM Superbike Champion Ducati 3C Racing has confirmed it will step up to the World Superbike Championship with a trio of bikes for the penultimate round of the 2014 season at Magny-Cours. 

The team, which sealed both the manufacturers and riders' titles with Javier Fores, Max Neukirchner and Lorenzo Lanzi last weekend at Hockenheimring, has been tipped to make the full step to WSBK competition in 2014 and will use the French outing as an opportunity to evaluate its future.

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Vicki Smith for Ducati.net:

This is going to be fun to watch...

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An All-New Ducati Multistrada Is Coming at EICMA

From www.asphaltandrubber.com

We are only a week away before the new models for 2015 will begin hitting the internet, but already we are hearing whispers from our Bothan Spies about new motorcycles that are coming forth.

Traditionally Ducati has been a leaking sieve of information, though now under corporate control of Audi AG, the Italian company has been more cautious about letting information slip.

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Ducati 'evolution' bike to make debut

From www.magnetimarelli.com

Factory rider Andrea Dovizioso and Pramac's Andrea Iannone will give Ducati's 'evolution' MotoGP bike its debut in this weekend's Aragon Grand Prix.

Designated the GP14.2, the revised bike is the biggest step so far in Ducati's rebuilding effort, as it works to get back to the front of the MotoGP pack after a win drought now approaching four years.

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dennis_matson via Instagram

From instagram.com

Follow dennis_matson's photos on Instagram HERE

Vicki Smith for Ducati.net:

Another beautiful shot posted to the Instagram account of   "Round the world on his Panigale" Dennis Matson.  

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