Triumph triumphs as most satisfying brand

Triumph triumphs as the most satisfying motorcycle brand in the market, according to about 700 riders surveyed by customer satisfaction research and ratings business Canstar Blue. It is the second year in a row that Triumph has topped the annual motorcycle survey won by Yamaha in 2016 and Harley-Davidson in the first year of ratings in …

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Ducati Multistrada 1260 Endro

Ducati Multistrada 1260 Endro unveiled

Ducati has unveiled an enduro version of its Multistrada 1260 with the variable valve engine, a quickhsifter and new styling and colour. The Multistrada 1260 Enduro will be previewed in November at the EICMA fair in Milan and arrive at dealerships starting from early 2019. There is no confirmation when it will arrive in Australia …

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Venom Tom Hardy Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle

Venom stunt action on Ducati Scramblers

Ducati has released a video of behind-the-scene stunt action in the new movie Venom featuring a customised Ducati Scrambler Full Throttle and Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special. Venom stunts Venom, an M-rated Spiderman spinoff, is now in cinemas starring actor Tom Hardy who personally rides a Triumph Thruxton R. While Tom rode in some Venom scenes, he doesn’t …

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Ducati unveils three updated Scramblers muddy

Ducati unveils three updated Scramblers

After unveiling the updated Scrambler Icon earlier this month, Ducati has added updated versions of the Full Throttle, Café Racer and Desert Sled Scramblers at the Intermot show in Cologne. The Scramblers get the same updates as the Icon with Bosch cornering ABS, a fuel gauge, LED daytime running light and indicators, blackened engine, “ergonomic” controls, …

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2019 Ducati XDiavel in matte liquid concrete gey

2019 Ducati XDiavel arrives in concrete grey

Ducati recognises that black is never out of fashion with their “Dark” models over the years and now they have added the XDiavel in “Matt Liquid Concrete Grey” for 2019. The mean-looking bike will be unveiled on Tuesday (2 October 2018) at the Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne. Black is concrete grey Ducati doesn’t call this …

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Show season INtermot

New motorcycle models for 2019 show season

Riders are about to see a host of new models unveiled as motorcycle show season starts next week with three major shows in Europe and Asia. The biennial Intermot show in Cologne starts next Tuesday (October 2), the Tokyo Motor Show begins on October 27 and the annual EICMA show in Milan runs from November 8. …

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2019 Ducati Scrambler Icon gets makeover season

2019 Ducati Scrambler Icon gets makeover

The first Ducati Scrambler, the Icon launched in 2014, has received a major makeover, including Bosch cornering ABS. Ducati calls it “Jovolution”. There is no word on when it will arrive in Australia or pricing, but the current model costs $13,490 (plus on-road costs) in red or an extra $200 for the yellow. Icon makeover …

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Prototype bid for motorcycle speed record

Prototype bid for motorcycle speed record

French rider Katy Calmon will bid for a FIM 500cc motorcycle land speed record on a prototype motorcycle at a disused English RAF base this weekend (15-16 September 2018).  Katy aims to break the 1km record of 103.913mph (167.233km/h) with the prototype bike based on a Ducati 999R. Her bid will be part of the Straightliners Autumn Top Speed …

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Ducati Scrambler joy

Ducati promises more Scrambler joy

Ducati is this week likely to add yet another model or models to the growing range of Scramblers after announcing more Scrambler joy is coming on September 10. “Fun in the Land of Joy is evolving,” it simply says. It’s pretty cryptic, but there are several theories going around about what it could mean. We …

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