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Plus Ça Change (Tweaking Part II)

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

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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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