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What Do You Want To Know? Chatting with Ducati

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As part of this week’s MotoGP festivities, yours truly is getting the chance to have dinner with Claudio Domenicali (Ducati’s Global CEO) and Jason Chinnock (Ducati’s North American CEO). I’ve got questions for them about the potential of the V4 motor in other platforms (Streetfighter), the end of their eight-year streak of increasing sales, and what the inevitable future of …

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April Fools 2019 in Motorcycling

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It’s April Fools Day, which means there’s going to be a couple of fake news stories that are good for a laugh or a cringe. In alphabetical order, here’s everything I could find in terms of April Fools stories this year from our favorite brands in US motorcycling:

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Join Me – “Electric Revolution” Exhibit Opening at the Petersen

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Almost exactly a year after the debut of Paul d’Orleans’ Custom Revolution exhibit at the Petersen, he’s back for Revolution 2: Electric Boogaloo. Sorry, I couldn’t help myself. According to the Petersen, Custom Revolution was the world’s first exhibit that’s focused on “alternative motorcycle customization”. Electric Revolution continues Paul’s pioneering guest curation ways as it is “the world’s first exhibition …

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Press Release – Nonstop to Nowhere

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On March 29th, Paul Pelland (you may know him as Longhaulpaul) already owns two long distance riding records, and he’s going to attempt number three “by riding a motorcycle 24 hours non-stop on a dynamometer”. If you live near Gardner, Massachusetts you can check out the attempt in person at Rob’s Dyno Services, otherwise you’ll be able to stream it …

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Press Release – Aprilia Racers Days 2019

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One of the coolest OEM-supported programs last year was Aprilia’s Racers Days, as it gave customers the opportunity to test bikes like the RSV4 and Tuono on a track with support from AGV, Dainese, and Pirelli. Racers Days returns for 2019 with an expanded schedule – now there’s seven events at six locations from coast to coast for you to …