Project Hypermotard 939 SP: FootPeg Replacement DIY

Ducati's Hypermotard platform is arguably its most versatile, featuring models that can do everything from touring (Hyperstrada), street riding (Hypermotard) and track duty (Hypermotard SP).  What's unfortunate however is that Ducati outfitted all 3 bikes with the same footpegs.  Under normal riding conditions, the stockers are up-to-task, but push closer to a racing pace and... Continue Reading →

Project Hypermotard 939 SP: Tank Guard DIY

The narrow profile of the Hypermotard encourages a rider to grip the tank panels with his knees. Problem is that those glorious, shiny tank panels scuff easily which is why we developed this simple and affordable DIY. The solution involves the application of clear, protective film to the area where the rider's legs make contact... Continue Reading →

2016 Ducati 1299 Panigale S Review

We rode Ducati's flagship superbike on the street to see if ordinary humans could live with one.  The results may surprise you. The word "Panigale" was first introduced by Ducati in 2011, when the original 1199 Panigale was announced.  The name comes from Ducati's hometown (Borgo Panigale in Italy), so it's no surprise that the Panigale... Continue Reading →

2015 Ducati Scrambler Review

The Scrambler was a logical move for Ducati, in the post-Audi era where profitability trumps outright performance and broadening appeal outweighs pleasing the purists (the "Ducatisti").  So, does the Scrambler dilute Ducati's brand ethos or is it worthy of the red and white badge from Bologna? The answer to that will largely depend on your... Continue Reading →

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