Tag Archives: Ducati

Orange Fever

Breakfast was being served at home as I started talking to my fantabulous wife about what was going on regarding the bikes in the garage. “I am so bored of this conversation.” She says. “Every time you want a new … Continue reading

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Ducati Scrambler: First Impressions of the 1100 Sport and 800 Cafe Racer

My Buddy Andy recently took a spin on two of Ducati’s hot new Scramblers. Check out his first impressions of these new Red Headed Italian Supermodels. Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show: Chicago Highlights

This is my fourth year attending the Progressive International Motorcycle show and 2nd in Chicago. This year, a buddy of mine that has since moved away wanted to try to catch a show, so we met up in Indy for … Continue reading

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8 Things No One Tells You Before You Buy a Motorcycle

1. Motorcycles are expensive If you’re buying a motorcycle as a “toy”, this probably won’t phase you, but if you’ve been convinced by the salesman that riding is cheaper than driving, there’s more you should know. Sure, they’re cheaper than … Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show, Chicago: Ducati Motorcycles, Highlights of Desmodromic Supermodels

Right or wrong, I can’t fight the perception that Ducati is the epitome of (street) motorcycle performance. That being said, I can picture myself on an R1, but I don’t foresee myself in the saddle of a 1299 cc, tire … Continue reading

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Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2016, Chicago: The Preview

Last year I wrote extensively about the IMS show in Cleveland. As I mentioned last week, I missed the Cleveland show this year while I was soaking up the sun in sandy, gulf side Florida, so I took my kitchen … Continue reading

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What’s in your Dream Garage?

It goes without saying, I would first need a garage, let alone a dream garage. That being said, most motorcyclists have some bike they’d “love to have” but don’t because… (insert reason here). If money were no object, what would … Continue reading

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Random Blurbs: If it costs more it has to be better right?

It’s a given that I cruise a lot of motorcycle related media from day to day. I recently noticed on the Motorcyclist Online Facebook page that they had posted “Motorcycle of the Year” (MOTY) awards for various classes. Apparently I … Continue reading

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Scrambler: The Motorcycle Sweet Spot?

There’s a line in Apollo 13 that I will never forget: “I don’t care what it was designed to do. I care about what it CAN do!” (I’ve probably mentioned this before… maybe a few times…) I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Cleveland IMS: first up – Italian Super Models

After a arriving late to the show my wife and I pushed our way through the crowd to the first booth; Northern Ohio Ducati Triumph & the Ducati manufacturer’s booth. Last year the Northern Ohio  guys brought some cool bikes … Continue reading

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