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Would you pay £50,000 for this?

Fri, 14 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700

  YOU'RE LOOKING at possibly the last unused Ducati Supermono racer in existence, which is up for sale on eBay right now.  The bike's the 14th Supermono to roll off Ducati's production line and was manufactured in 1995, making this model one of just 25 of the 572cc versions produced.  In its day the Supermono was one of the most desirable bikes around. Weighing just 269lbs and producing in excess of 81hp, the race-ready single is renowned for its surprising turn of speed and pin-sharp cornering ability. The starting price?

What's Bayliss up to these days?

Thu, 13 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700

Troy Bayliss might not be in the limelight these days, but the ex-World Superbike champ has been busy down under testing Aussie V8s for the Jack Daniel's Racing Holden team. Bayliss has made it quite clear that he wants to race V8s as the next stage of his racing career. He allegedly turned down a multi-million dollar contract from Ducati when he decided to quit WSB.

9 Handy Guides to Motorcycle Road Racing

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700

There’s a great series running on all about getting you and your motorcycle ready for road racing.  If you are interested at all getting out on the track to be just like those MotoGP racers, you have some very interesting reading ahead of you. The series is very extensive, it starts off with just you and your motorcycle and proceeds all the way to what you should expect, learn, know and bring to the track.  Any expenses made are highlighted in each article so you can get an idea just how much it will cost to get you on your way with this addiction.  The author, Jeremiah Knupp, took his 2000 Ducati 748 along on this journey. Here’s 9 handy guides to help you start motorcycle road racing: Introduction: Leaving the lawn chair Geoff May: one man show to AMA pro – Pointers and Interview with Pro Geoff May Prepping your bike for track school Cleared for Take-Off: Getting Your Race License Building a Supersport racer – the minimum Building a Supersport racer – the priorities Advanced Supersport modifications Building a Supersport Racer – Stage III, the Finishing Touches Preparing for your first race weekend Even if you don’t plan on ever getting into road racing, I found the articles to be quite fascinating as to how Jeremiah Knupp (the author) got prepared for his new hobby.

Spy Shots of New Ducati Multistrada?

Tue, 04 Aug 2009 00:00:00 -0700

We have been sent what the team seems to think are spy shots of the new Ducati Multistrada which is supposed to be liquid-cooled and faster.  Judging from the tape on the motorcycle pictured above, it looks like it was out for road testing and they didn’t want to reveal some details of the bike. What more can I say?  They’re spy shots! What do you think of this thing?

Rossi: Dovi owes me 10 euros!

Mon, 27 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700

Sunday's MotoGP race at Donington was a weird one, but a really enjoyable race all the same. Strange to see both Ducati's plodding away at the back and even stranger to see Rossi make a mistake. Was it Rossi's doing or was he feeling the pressure from Dovizioso?

Got £99? Get a Ducati Monster

Wed, 15 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700

Ducati have announced a new finance package for their trusty naked, the Monster 696. Deposit £1843.70, make a first month's payment of £258 and then 35 more joy filled months of paying £99. The whole deal is on a 15.5% APR interest rate, which, like the bike, is Monster.

What’s the deal with all those Pink Motorcycles?

Tue, 07 Jul 2009 00:00:00 -0700

Picture a Motorcycle in your mind, any Motorcycle. It could be one you own, want to own, one you’ve seen. Can you picture it?  What Brand is it?  What Model, year, how fast does it go?  You can probably picture each of these elements vividly.

Top 10 Best Sportbikes of 2009

Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700

Since it’s inception Specs has been the best place for bikers and enthusiasts (like you) to voice their opinions; there has been a lot to spout-off about too! Over 528 Motorcycle models have been updated for you to review in 2009 alone. It’s great to see what the Motorcycle Community has to say about the bikes they ride.

Ducati vs Ferrari

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700

The first annual “Ducs Fly South” track day was announced by Ducati North America and will be held at the New Jersey Motorsports Park.  The event is open to street riders and will give the opportunity for you to work with instructors from The Penguin School on the track. Hit the jump for more info and a list of participating Ducati Dealers. Along with the tack experience, you will get a close-up look at the Ducati Hypermotard Truck which will be the home base for product giveaways, a ‘Best Bike’ contest, test rides, a suspension seminar and cold Red Bull.  Larry Pegram, the factory Ducati AMA Superbike rider will be available for autographs and a special question and answer session about his Ducati 1098R Superbikes.

Mugello: Track Facts

Thu, 04 Jun 2009 00:00:00 -0700

With the record setting MotoGP of Mugello finishing up this past weekend, takes a look at the high speed action on the track. Just as always, as continues to cover all the 2009 MotoGP racing news, The Sidecar stays focused on the tracks of this years Grand Prix season. Admittedly I don’t know that much about Italy.