Tweaking (Part I)

I’ve found a non-trivial issue with the stock suspension settings on the Multistrada 1200S. For ‘non-trivial’ read, “Factory cock-up”.

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Gravity 1: Multistrada 0.

There’s been much speculation about the cost of dropping a Multistrada off-road. Here’s the answer…

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Dude, Where’s My Ducati?

I have a name for my new but non-appearing Multistrada: Godot…

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Humberbug

Firstly, a disclaimer: I don’t live in Humberside. Now that’s neither for nor against the place, simply a statement of elsewhereness. But hold that thought while I digress. I’m also a considerable fan of road […]

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Nothing for Years…

After years in the doldrums, the Sports Tourer market has perked up noticeably, with the launch of the Ducati Multistrada 1200 and the long-awaited Honda VFR1200. Similar market, similar capacities, but only one will do what it says on the box.

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Lots More on the A84…

We have a problem: on a mere twenty miles of one local road, the A84, bikers are dying. One is too many, and what we have are many too many doing so. So herewith a few hints on cooling it, enjoying it and surviving it…

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A821 Dukes Pass

The A821 is probably the most astonishing roads in the UK: reminiscent of an alpine pass, it’s the best way to have huge fun at low-speed and to have a damn good workout at the same time.

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Pass Wide and Slow — Bikes and Horses

How to do Horses: Encountering and Passing the Hairy Beasts of the Glen

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“Honey, I Spent The Aga Budget…”

First impressions of the Ducati Monster S4R as supporting act and of the 1098S as the main event.

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When You’ve Had Your Kicks On Route 66…

We’ve moved: The Ducati Diaries are now coming to you from the heart of the Scottish Highlands, with new roads, new bikes and new places to go and to photograph. Watch this space — we’ll be back soon…

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