The Motogiro, a timed race for classic production motorcycles, has opened up registration for this year’s event, which will be the 30th anniversary of the ride as it was when it was reinstated as a timed event instead of a race. The roots of the Motogiro can be traced back to 1914, right around the time of the first production motorcycles, but didn...

Valentino Rossi turns 40 on Saturday but at a time when most of his contemporaries have long hung up their leathers the nine-time world champion shows no signs of slowing down. With many of his MotoGP rivals less than half his age, the Italian could be forgiven for putting more thought towards contemplating his healthy bank balance rather than work...

As major motorcycle manufacturers around the world grapple with a new era of EVs, Ducati could be the next to roll out an electric motorcycle. That’s according to the company’s CEO who just confirmed Ducati’s commitment to developing a production electric motorcycle. While Ducati doesn’t currently have any production electric motorcycles to its nam...

Brock’s Performance, a global leader in the design, testing, retailing and distribution of go-fast parts for motorcycles, is proud to announce that it has secured the exclusive rights to distribute Italian exhaust specialist Termignoni’s lineup of street, dirt and racing products in America. More than 300 slip-on exhausts and full systems for 70 bi...

New York has the fifth largest number of motorcyclists in the U.S., with over 392,771 registered street bikes in 2017. According to Plug-In America, New York is also the second largest market for EV vehicles, with about 30,645 currently registered and a growth rate of 67% in just the last year. There are over 2,400 charging stations already in plac...

Every year, J. D. Power highlights the automobiles that retain the highest percentage of their original price after three years. But the vehicle that beats them all never makes the list. This winner would seem an unlikely value champ. It looks much as it did 72 years ago, when it made its debut. It has a sparse half cubic foot of luggage space, and...

Back in the early 50s, extremely successful and very sexy Italian automaker Maserati was split into three separate companies—Maserati Automobil which made cars, Fonderie di Modena which was a foundry, and Fabbrica Candele e Accumulatori Maserati which made, of all things, lightbulbs and spark plugs. Only Maserati Automobil was supposed to keep the...

At EICMA 2018, Ducati Motor Holding is pleased to announce that Hudson Valley Motorcycles has been selected as the 2018 Dealer of the Year, America’s region. Located in Ossining, New York, the dealership was chosen based on a commitment to success across sales, service, customer engagement and comprehensive marketing activities. The dealership has...

The racetrack is the birthplace of new technology for the automobile and motorcycle world, hence the catch-phrase: “Race on Sunday; sell on Monday.” Now, thanks to a collaboration with hybrid cloud data services and data management company NetApp Inc., legendary Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding SpA is taking the popular saying l...

When a mythic Italian brand and one of the most famous racers of all time get together, it is usually for something special. Mike Hailwood, known as “Mike the Bike” due to his astounding racing record of 14 wins in the epic Isle of Man TT, four consecutive 500cc World Championships, three 250cc World Championships and two 350cc World Championships....