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Ducati 848 Renaissance Ride Photo Gallery

Motorcycle USA's Adam Waheed tours Italy's Tuscan countryside aboard Ducati's 848 Superbike. See what it was like in this Ducati 848 Italian Renaissance Ride motorcycle touring review.

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The race to Mugello is on!
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Owned by Ferrari, Mugello is one of Italy’s premiere racing circuits.
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Waheed poses in front of the straightaway at Valentino Rossi’s home racetrack.
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Soaking up the autumn colors aboard the Ducati 848 Superbike.
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Police presence on Italy’s country back roads is few and far between meaning the only real speed limiter is what is on the other side of the guard rail.
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For a true sportbike enthusiast there is no better way to explore Tuscany than on a Ducati 848 Superbike.
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Stability from corner entry to exit is one of the 848’s biggest performance asset.
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Fun is best served on one wheel with the Ducati 848 Superbike.
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Renaissance men of yesteryear would have appreciated this Ducati. With its liquid-cooled 849cc L-Twin engine, quieter, more refined wet-style hydraulic clutch and shorter, street-oriented transmission gear ratios, the 848 is the working man’s Superbike.
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The Ducati 848 eats up Italian Autostrada.
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The 848 is without question the most ideal sportbike to tour with due to its smaller, more fuel efficient engine.
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In Tuscany there is absolutely no shortage of tight and twisty roads off the beaten path.
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Classic Italian architecture at its finest in Tuscany.
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Italy’s countryside is best explored aboard Ducati’s 848 Superbike.
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After touring through some of Italy’s finest roads aboard Ducati’s 848, we have a better understanding of why Ducati engineers built this motorcycle.
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During the week traffic is light allowing you to explore the full potential of the 848’s L-Twin engine.
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Before Mugello was built people would race on the public roads adjacent to the racetrack.
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For a true sportbike enthusiast there is no better way to explore Tuscany than on a Ducati 848 Superbike.
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Lack of storage is one of the biggest challenges when it comes to touring on a sportbike. A small Axio tail bag made things easier.