Moto Guzzi USA hits the road with a national demo tour promoting the latest models. The eagle brand from Mandello will kick off the tour in the west at the Laughlin River Run, and continue on to The Quail Motorcycle Gathering before heading east to Americade and Thunder in the Valley rally in June. Moto Guzzi product specialists will be at each eve...

Living legend Eraldo Ferracci is returning to professional road racing in America by joining the Quarterley Racing/On Track Development MotoAmerica Junior Cup team as a sponsor and maybe more. “As you know, I rode for Eraldo back in the day. I was his first rider,” said Quarterley Racing/On Track Development co-owner Dale Quarterley, who raced and...

Livia Cevolini was 36-years-old when she founded Energica Motor Company, an Italian manufacturer of high-performance electric-motorbikes. Energica is based in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, also known as “Motor Valley” and home to automotive greats Lamborghini, Maserati, Ferrari, and Ducati. Cevolini says she overcame significant obstacles t...

Countless people have made a fortune working in the TV and film industry. Individuals like legendary stuntman and coordinator Gary Davis and television’s Jay Leno have both spent untold sums of money amassing impressive collections of classic cars and motorcycles. Another successful figure in the Hollywood scene who has garnered a massive stable of...

Motorcycles are cool. But the Ducati brand is, objectively speaking, the coolest. Jim Harp, an electrician from Smiths Creek, recently put down a $500 deposit on his second Italian motorcycle in Birmingham.  “How do I compare my old one to the new one? It’s like a flip phone versus the iPhone X,” he said. “Ducati just has a mystique.” Known for its...

Ducati Motor Holding continues to grow. In 2017 the Bologna-based motorcycle manufacturer delivered 55,871 bikes to customers worldwide, strengthening the success of the previous year (55,451) and continuing the upward trend that has been a stable company characteristic for eight years. “2017 was another great year for Ducati, both commercially and...

Raffaello "Ralph" DePalma (born in Italy in 1883 in Troia, Puglia) arrived in Brooklyn together with his parents in 1891. The very young Pugliese American began to work as apprentice in a food shop, delivering by bicycle home deliveries. Then the first money arrived, together with dreams and a used bike powered by motor, and then the first races an...

Not to be confused with the “Ducati World: Racing Challenge” 2001 video game for the PlayStation and Dreamcast, a new theme park called Ducati World is coming to Italy expected to open to the public in 2019.As its name suggests, the park will be Ducati themed to showcase the Italian motorcycle company’s products. It will be a 35,000 square mile chu...

It looks like it's been ridden straight out of a sci-fi movie. This stealth black stripped back cafe racer though is very much the real thing. The Tripla 0.0 675 cc was built by the bike fanatics at Italian Dream Motorcycle as a strictly limited- edition model. This radical bike is the latest in a line of customised Triumph Street Triples to emerge...

Developed by Piaggio Group, the Vespa Elettrica is a silent, fully electric scooter with acceleration capabilities in line with those of traditional scooters, according to Vespa. It has a 62-mile range and can be fully charged in just four hours through a normal wall-mounted electrical outlet. The battery will reportedly last around 10 years, but w...