Ducati CEO Confirms V4 Superbike Project

At the launch of its 2017 MotoGP team, Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali confirmed to the assembled press that the Italian marque was working on a V4 superbike, which echoes the rumors we have heard over the past two years.  It shouldn’t surprise readers to hear that the model’s development comes directly from Ducati’s work in […]

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Ducati CEO Confirms V4 Superbike Project

At the launch of its 2017 MotoGP team, Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali confirmed to the assembled press that the Italian marque was working on a V4 superbike, which echoes the rumors we have heard over the past two years.  It shouldn’t surprise readers to hear that the model’s development comes directly from Ducati’s work in […]

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Clamore Wolfmeyer


Massive Airbag Recall Hits the Honda Gold Wing, Again

In the automotive world, there have been massive recalls of Takata airbag systems. And one has already found its way in the motorcycle industry, affecting over 2,700 Honda Gold Wing motorcycles. Well, now with another wave of Takata airbag recalls, once again we see Big Red’s venerable tourer getting recalled by […]

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2017 Ducati Corse MotoGP Team Launches in Italy

Another day, and another MotoGP team launch (there’s a bevy of launches over the next few days, if you didn’t already know). Today, it was Ducati Corse’s time to shine, with the Italian brand’s MotoGP team taking the stage in Bologna. As was the case with the Yamaha MotoGP team […]

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What We Learned from the Movistar Yamaha Launch

Yamaha have kicked off the 2017 MotoGP season. The Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team were the first to present their bike, their riders, their team, and most importantly, their sponsors and color scheme to the world. Launches being what they are – a show primarily put on for the benefit of […]

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All Hail the Demonic Ducati Diavel Diesel

Ducati and Diesel have been cross-promoting with each other since 2011, first with the jeans brand sponsoring the motorcycle company’s efforts in the MotoGP Championship. The relationship then blossomed into a bike collaboration, with the Ducati Monster Diesel. With the naming thing going on, you really can’t blame people for […]

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“We need men who can dream of things that never…



“We need men who can dream of things that never were.”

John F. Kennedy, 1963.


Kawasaki PR Rep Fired Over Trump TV Show Statements

The last 24 hours have been a strange one for Kawasaki USA. Yesterday, Kawasaki announced throw a spokesperson that it was dropping its advertising support of Donald Trump’s new reality show, The New Celebrity Apprentice. Then today, the Japanese motorcycle manufacturer did an about-face on the issue, releasing a statement on […]

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