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No, Ducati is not offering a new, ultra-exclusive variant of the 1098 called the SPACE RANGER. They should, but that's besides the point. The point is that Suzuki is apparently a stakeholder in the company that makes this 300cc ode to Ducati's superbike.
Within the rough and tumble microcosm of motorcycle racing, MotoGP rules the roost with its astronomical budgets and Formula 1-like levels of bespoke engineering. But if you want to see knee-to-knee competition on relatable motorcycles that have more in common with street legal sport bikes than the prototype monsters of the top rung series, you’ll want World Superbike…
Lots of interesting stuff here...
Race coverage starts on BEIN at 7pm EST Saturday night (so in 1.5 hours from now)
The new 1299 Panigale by Ducati is the most powerful V-Twin production motorcycle ever produced by the Bologna factory.
With extra mid-range power and other small refinements, the 1299 Panigale goes to the next level and here Jamie Robinson tests out all of the modifications on the technical Portimão circuit.
For those looking for some deeper insight to the changes this is the article you should read
As soon as the knowledge came through that Davide Giugliano would not be able to ride his Aruba.it – Ducati Superbike at the Australian round, the not-quite-serious idea passed through the paddock that Troy Bayliss would make a one-off wildcard comeback. It turned out to be a reality that still has a dream-like quality about it—such is the legendary status of the three-time World Champion.
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Do not watch unless you are prepared to be pumped up to watch some racing - If the 2015 season coverage is the quality of this promo video we are in for a season long treat
Bayliss To Fill In For The Injured Davide GiuglianoIn a stunning turn of events that began with the unfortunate (expected) 90 day recovery period of Davide Giugliano who was injured at the Phillip Island SBK test on Monday, Troy Bayliss has been called on to fill in and start the season on the Aruba.it – Ducati Superbike Team He hasn’t ridden the Panigale since May of 2014 but it’s Phillip Island and it’s Troy so it’s crazy but it makes perfect sense and as a long time Ducati Ambassador the legions of Ducati fans that will be rooting for this is immeasurable. His desire to continue racing is well known so when it looked like there was a chance that the seat was open Troy offered and the team said yes.
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The majority of my memories are dateable by the bike I had at the time. You know the drill: ‘I was on the K5 at the time, so it must have been 2005.’ My bikes have become the indexing system by which my entire being is categorized. Everyone needs a system.
I'm now bereft of the Ducati 899 Panigale that will forever define 2014 in my mind, having reluctantly handed it back to Ducati, and it will take a long time for me to shake it from the pedestal I’ve hoisted it on to.
Aruba.it Racing-Ducati Superbike team member Luca Scassa believes they can win from the start of the season at Phillip Island next weekend.
Sure hope he is right. Looking forward to this Monday's test and next weekend's race!
The story of hills race told by Giovanni Burlando: 75 years old and about 850 contests raced with some of the best racers in the world such as Agostini and Pasolini.…
I really enjoyed this well done video, his stories about racing in the day are priceless.
Chances are you have seen his work before.
Being able to build custom cars and bikes is a skill many of us wish we had. It's a craft that takes years of learning and practice to be proficient, and even then, builders are constantly honing their skills.