For being an Italian bike, the MV Agusta Brutale 800 America that was just unveiled is extremely, well, American. It features a new livery that will grace a limited run of just 50 bikes—one for each state. The bike is being officially unveiled at the World Superbike Championship at Laguna Seca next weekend.  This patriotic paint job is inspired by...

U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson (HOG.N) is lining up a takeover bid for Italian rival Ducati, potentially bringing together two of the most famous names in motorcycling in a deal that could be worth up to 1.5 billion euros ($1.67 billion), sources told Reuters. Indian motorcycle maker Bajaj Auto (BAJA.NS) and several buyout funds are also pre...

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), one of the most extreme road races in the world, has 156 turns for 12.42 miles, up a treacherous mountain peak of 14,115 feet in elevation. First completed in 1916, it's the second oldest automotive race in the United States. Ducati has secured six victories on the mountain since the company's debut...

The connection between the world of motorcycling and that of creative artists will now be one link stronger, as Ducati North America has chosen renowned tattoo artist GRIME with the distinction of being recognized as the first-ever Scrambler “Maverick.” The Italian company named GRIME as their inaugural Maverick to shine a spotlight on his unique a...

Fox 5 visited Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati to check out the new limited edition Diavel Diesel. Andrea Buzzoni, sales and marketing director for Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A., says the name of the bike tells its story. "Diavel" comes from the dialect of Bologna, Italy, where Ducati is based. It means devil. The bike is limited in number, a s...

This year we will once again be hosting our annual Hill Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show, in The Hill Neighborhood here in St. Louis. This year’s event is on Sunday, June 11th. All proceeds from the car show benefit St. Ambrose School and Shaw VPA Elementary School. Last year we had over 150 cars participate in the show and well over 1,000 people in...

Hormone-treated meat from the US is bad... for European motorbikes. Particularly for the Vespa scooter: in the US market, the “Wasp” is in danger of extinction – or almost, in spite of its iconic status on both sides of the pond. That's because duties on the Italian scooter and all other EU motorcycles between 51 and 500 cubic centimeters might dou...

Venerdì scorso sono andato alla re-inaugurazione del Dainese D-Store a Costa Mesa, nel cuore della famosa Orange County qui in California. L'occasione era di quelle importanti perché il negozio pilota di Dainese è stato completamente ridisegnato e segna il primo visibile cambiamento voluto dalla nuova proprietà del gruppo.   All'evento erano...

By Mauro Battocchi Last night at the Wingtip Club in San Francisco, a new feat of Italian engineering was introduced to the American public. Introducing the Energica Ego: the world's first all-electric superbike.   Manufactured in the Italian racing heartland of Modena, the Ego represents a leap forward in innovative motorcycle design with...

by Jason Fogelson Dominique Cheraki has been with Ducati for over 18 years, most recently serving as Chief Executive Officer of Ducati North America (DNA). Beginning January 1, 2016, he will transition to the position of Ducati Network Development Director at Ducati's headquarters in Bologna, Italy.   Jason Chinnock, most recently Marketing...