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,...

No international motorcycle manufacturer, it seems, can afford to be without an adventure-touring offering — and an attendant line of high-couture color-coordinated rider apparel — in its lineup.   All, to some degree, are chasing the runaway success of the BMW R1200GS, pioneer of the genre and the impetus for a European subculture of hotels...

By Roberto Zanni "Non c'è solo la Ferrari e nemmeno la Fiat. Il viaggio attraverso i motori italiani, e tutto quello che fa parte di questo mondo, negli Stati Uniti è ampio e presenta nuove strade da percorrere. La tecnologia italiana negli States in tutti i settori si sa è ampiamente apprezzata e riconosciuta, ma quello che sta succedendo nel cam...

Dopo il lancio in Europa lo scorso giugno e a settembre nei principali mercati asiatici - tra cui Giappone, Vietnam, Indonesia - la Vespa 946 Emporio Armani ha debuttato negli Stati Unitid'America con uno speciale evento tenutosi nello store Emporio Armani di SoHo, al 410 della West Broadway di New York.   Nata dalla collaborazione tra Giorg...

MV Agusta USA LLC is proud to return to the racing circuit in the USA and to be affiliated with the efforts of four independent teams.   The weekend of April 10-12, 2015 marked the first race in the new MotoAmerica series. Four independent teams brought their dedicated efforts to the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas with pilots lever...