I have been silent for a couple of months here on Examiner.com due to some personal difficulties. I decided I needed to find my happy place and, with the help of Ducati of Austin, did just that. My day on the Ducati Diavel was exactly what I needed to breath life back into my motivation.
I showed up at the Ducati dealership and asked for something new that I could write about. Vito, one of the owners, introduced me to Warren, one of the sales guys, and they both told me about the Multistrada and the Diavel. They were both very excited to show me the Diavel and explain all the details and advances that made this motorcycle different.
The 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 is the bike Ducati is hoping will take the fight to the naked bike hordes. Where the DucatiStreetfighter 1098 had suspension so firm and brakes so harsh you climbed off one looking like you'd had the shit kicked out of you, the 848 version is slightly softer and more welcoming. Read On: http://www.superbike.co.uk/viewers/viewcontent.aspx?contentid=2340&catid=bikes&subcatid=ducati&longtitle=The+2012+Ducati+Streetfighter+848+is+looking+for+trouble%2c+but+in+a+good+way.
DUCATI'S Multistrada 1200 gets minor tweaks and new colours for 2012.
All of the 2012 models will have revised seats with comfort-enhancing increased rider’s seat length front and rear.
Ducati is launching its new 848 Streetfighter at a brand new circuit in Italy this morning, and MCN's Trevor Franklin is there.
Just over a year ago, in the go-go-boot hip-hop sensory overload of Milan’s humongous EICMA motorcycle show, Ducati showed a heavily updated Monster off to the press, a bike that was maybe a bit overshadowed by the 848 EVO and love-it-or-hate-it Diavel. But the new Monster deserves another look. Read On: http://www.motorcycledaily.com/2011/09/2012-ducati-monster-1100-evo/