Motorcycle Musings

Pikes Peak 2010: Ducati takes top honors in the 'big boy' class

(June 30, 2010) When it comes to proving a point on a motorcycle, there are two good ways to get it done. The first thing to do is keep your mouth shut and let your results speak for themselves. The second is to repeat the process as often as possible.

Ducati offers 'excuse' for a Tuscan vacation

By Karl Greenberg, MediaPost.com

(June 1, 2010) For those who aren't Ducati fans, it might be news that next week is World Ducati Week, or WDW, a Ducati-sponsored confab, music festival, test-track event, race extravaganza and excuse to take a vacation in Tuscany.

More than two-thirds of car-motorcycle crashes caused by drivers

Over two-thirds of car-motorcycle crashes are caused by drivers, not by motorcyclists. The driver either does not see the oncoming motorcyclist at all or does not see the motorcyclist in time to avoid a crash.

Test Ride: 2008 Ducati Hypermotard S

I recently had an opportunity to spend about 40 minutes aboard a 2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S as part of the 2008 AMA Superbike Big Kahuna Nationals at Virginia International Raceway, and it was a very interesting and informative experience.