by Aarian Marshall Gregory Peck loved one, particularly with Audrey Hepburn perched on the handlebars. Jennifer Lopez hopped aboard at least once, as did the classic American cowboy John Wayne. Who doesn't look cooler aboard an old Vespa? The Genoese, that's who, at least according to the government of that northern Italian city.   In Decem...

by Tom Walsh   Legendary motorbike designer Massimo Tamburini has died this weekend at the age of 70 after a lengthy battle with cancer.   The designer, who was responsible for some of the most iconic and recognisable models in the sports biking world, was known for working with the likes of Cagiva, Ducati, MV Agusta and Bimota, of wh...

by Serena Perfetto   Audrey Hepburn. Gregory Peck. Rome. A Vespa. Nobody can forget the funny and entertaining scene of one of Italian most popular movies, Vacanze Romane, and this is mainly because the characters, the location, the style perfectly represented Italy and the Italians.   When thinking about lifestyle, the green Vespa dr...

Starting from 1 January 2016, Dominique Cheraki, current DNA CEO, will cover the role of Ducati Network Development Director at Ducati headquarter located in Borgo Panigale (Bologna, Italy). On the same date, Jason Chinnock will become the new CEO of Ducati North America and will be responsible for US, Canada and Mexico.   Dominique Cheraki...

Raccogliendo l'eredità della vecchia (DEALEXPO), AIMEXPO è la principale manifestazione per il settore motociclistico negli USA ed è aperta sia al trade che al pubblico degli appassionati. La prima edizione si è svolta nel 2013 ed è stata organizzata su una superficie espositiva di circa 68.000 mq.   Gli espositori sono stati 379, in rappres...

The exhibition, titled 'Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance 1945-1975' at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee, will be dedicated to the tailor-made automobiles, design studies and motorcycles that were designed and manufactured in Italy from 1945 to 1975.   Back in 2013, guest curator Ken Gross held a spec...

If a parking lot full of tattooed men in black leather and boots outside a place called Death Row Motorcycles doesn't intimidate you, the roar of a hundred motorcycles probably will.   No, this isn't the premise of a "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off. It was the scene at the 4-fourth annual UNICO Motorcycle Charity Run, which was held Saturday. &n...

In America fanno furore le maximoto definite «cruiser», cioè adatte ai viaggi comodi sulle lunghe distanze. Lì ci sono molti mezzi a due ruote di produzione locale che rispondono a queste esigenze, ci sono le classiche Harley Davidson, e andarle a sfidare sul loro terreno è una mossa da meditare bene.   Adesso la Moto Guzzi sbarca negli Stat...

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   In this issue of our magazine we will focus on two so-called "minor" sports, which lately are being very appreciated by Italian fans: Superbike and Karate. In this time of the year, approaching winter, many sports go "dormant" or are still far from sprin...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   Like every leap year, 2016 will present at least two events not to miss for the Italian sport: the Olympic Games in Rio and the European Soccer Championships in France, two events in which our teams do not start as favored but may result as interesting out...