di Paolo Lorenzi   Da Mandello a Brooklyn, passando per Seattle, Sacramento, Austin. È il viaggio della riscoperta. Il motociclismo americano è la nuova frontiera di Miguel Galluzzi, il designer argentino che sta portando in giro per gli Stati Uniti gli ultimi modelli della casa lariana per farli conoscere ai motociclisti yankee.   Gr...

by Adam Waheed   Few build a naked bike with more personality and bad boy sport attitude than Ducati with its Monster. Throughout its 23 year history, the Monster has become the rowdy but love-able face of the Italian brand. This spring, it writes a new chapter of speed with its R-spec 1200 ($18,695 in red).   The 'R' expands on the o...

Fino a dieci anni fa il mercato principale di Ducati era l'Italia. Ora, vuoi per la crisi, vuoi l'esplosione del marchio a livello mondiale, gli Stati Uniti rappresentano una delle fette più grandi del mercato globale di Borgo Panigale.   La presenza di moto bolognesi in alcuni dei più celebri film hollywoodiani hanno accelerato di molto il...

Life in the fast lane. Italian Motorbike icon Ducati are continuing their pursuit into the burgeoning lifestyle market with a collaboration with fashion house, Italian Independent. Lapo Elkann, the entrepreneur and grandson of former FIAT CEO and controlling shareholder Gianni Agnelli, spearhead the innovative Italian brand. Serving to highlig...

Italia Independent and Ducati Moto Holdinghave signed a three-year collaboration agreement for the design and manufacturing of co-branded products for the Italian motorcycle company's Scrambler label. The first fruits of the partnership will be unveiled at the upcoming Art Basel international fair, running Dec. 3 to 6 in Miami. "I'm happy wit...

In the first week of July 2016, Ambassador of Italy H.E. Armando Varricchio spent several days visiting the San Francisco Bay Area. One of his stops included a ribbon cutting for Energica Motor Company at 53 Page Street in San Francisco.   Energica is a high-performing supersport electric motorcycle company and the San Francisco galleria is...

The Loket racetrack in the Czech Republic offered endless thrills over the weekend in the last race for the 2015 WMX World Series, where Kiara Fontanesi started at a disadvantage, trailing behind Livia Lancelot. Kiara had to beat her to the chase and recover those few points separating her from victory. But when the game gets tough, the tough get...

We recently got a chance to take a look at the rare Italian motorcycles on display in the retail space at RFR’s 285 Madison Ave, called "The Art of the Italian Two Wheel.” The bikes belong to the curator of the show, designer and movie producer Stuart Parr, who goes way back with RFR principal Aby Rosen. The two met in 1987, when they bot...

With the Azzurri set to lock horns with Joe Schmidt's Ireland on Sunday evening in a crucial Pool D encounter at London's Olympic stadium, we take a look at some of Italy's greatest sporting names. And no, Mario Balotelli is not one of them...   1. Valentino Rossi The 36-year-old multiple MotoGP World Champion is responsible for a marked sur...

In 2015, Ducati North America increased unit sales by 14.1 percent, based on 12,132 total motorcycles sold in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This is the sixth year the company has shown impressive overall sales growth in its largest worldwide sales region. All three countries reached historical sales levels, with the United States at 9,...