Tag Archives: Ducati

20160721-8154-1024x768.jpg

No More Garage Queen

Back in the day, a dozen years ago, whenever I ambled into Snell’s of Alton they had a brand new Ducati 749R displayed on a podium. It was a compelling sight, deep red paint glowing […]

Continue reading »
20160507-6616-1024x701.jpg

Low-Flying Bastards: The Ducati Road Show

This is turning from an event to a tradition: the day on which Scotland’s Ducatista come out to play at The Green Welly Stop – the highland’s answer to Surrey’s Box Hill. On offer are […]

Continue reading »
20151101-8151-1024x768.jpg

Autumn Light

7:30 on a Sunday? Sorry, does not compute. But my phone is binging cheerfully at me, the little sod, a cat is asleep on my head, beloved is a whiffling heap under the duvet and […]

Continue reading »
Fade-to-Black-1024x540.jpg

Multistrada 1200S 4/4: Faults, Foibles & Thoughts

The fourth and final part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

Continue reading »
20040408-1006-BMW-R1200GS-2.jpg

Multistrada 1200S 3/4: The Alternatives

The third part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

Continue reading »
20100511-3270-1024x540.jpg

Multistrada 1200S 2/4: What’s It All About?

Part two of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

Continue reading »
20100508-31701-1024x674.jpg

Multistrada 1200S 1/4: Brave New World

Being the first part of my full, three-months-on, review of my Multistrada 1200S Touring.

Continue reading »
20100612-3724-1024x540.jpg

Plus Ça Change (Tweaking Part II)

Now here’s a suprise: The new Multistrada isn’t *quite* perfect. Here’s why…

Continue reading »
 

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”.

Continue reading »
 

Gravity 1: Multistrada 0.

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

Continue reading »