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2011 Dainese Italian Legendary Tour Photo Gallery

Motorcycle-USA visits Italy to participate in the third annual Dainese Italian Legendary Tour in which we get to ride motorcycles across The Alps with Dainese's motorcycle racers from the past and present.

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Dainese HQ lobby.
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This is the Pasubio Memorial an sanctuary from World War I in norther Italy.
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Daniese HQ lobby.
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An inside look at the Dainese offices in Vicenza, Italy.
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Ducati, MV Agusta, Honda, Yamaha and Benelli have all provided motorcycles for us to ride during the course of our three-day trip.
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MV Agusta provided a number of motorcycles including this F4RR sportbike.
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Dainese’s order processing center is fully automated.
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Check out this art / design piece inside the Dainese offices.
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Another view inside the offices of Dainese and AGV in Vicenza, Italy.
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Dainese offers some of the best fitting motorcycle gear money can buy.
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Inside this black square box building is Dainese's automatic warehouse. It provides goods for clients worldwide, it's completely automated whitout any humans working inside. On the left is Dainese's showroom where is showcased the new 2012 collection, on the right part is Dainese's commercial departments in Vicenza, Italy.
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Test Editor Adam Waheed (right) hangs out with 1981 500cc GP Champ Marco Lucchinelli (left), 15-time GP champ Giacomo Agostini (center-left), and four-time World Superbike Carl Fogary (center-right) in Italy.
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Ripping around the streets of Italy with four-time World Superbike champ Carl Fogarty.
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Riding across The Alps at the controls of a '11 Honda VFR1200F during the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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A view of Lake Garda, Italy's largest lake.
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War memorabilia including this canon sits at the site of the Pasubio Memorial.
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There’s nothing better than riding an Italian-made bike with Italian-made gear on Italian-made roads.
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GP champ Marco Lucchinelli chats it up during the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour. Note the cigarette and glass of wine. This guy is the definition of "hard charger".
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The Honda VFR1200F with DCT proves to be a excellent touring mount in Italy.
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On the third day we got to spend all-day riding with Giacomo Agostini.
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Lake Como's Aero Club where they literally deliver your plane into the lake so you can take off and land.
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Riding in Italy with Giacomo Agostini during the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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A view of Lake Como, Italy - Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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Giacomo Agostini can't go anywhere in Italy without being hounded for autographs, interviews and pictures and he actually handles it very well.
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Riding at the controls of the Honda VFR1200F during the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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Riding on the fourth and final day with San Carlo Honda MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli and his girlfriend.
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Police escort into the middle of the city of Turin - 2011 Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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The Fiat Mirafiori dealership is Fiat’s flagship car store in Turin, Italy.
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This couple just got married as we pulled into the square in downtown Turin.
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The Birra Menabrea is one of Italy’s oldest beer breweries.
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Italian fans pose with their national hero and MotoGP racer Marco Simoncelli.
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The Castello Dal Pozzo is an old world castle/mansion that was originally built around the year 1000. Since it has been renovated and re-built multiple times and is now a hotel.
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The cast of the 2011 Dainese Italian Legendary Tour poses for a picture with racing great, Giacomo Agostini.
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The Dainese Italian Legendary Tour took us across more turns and corners than I’ve ever ridden in my life in a period of three days.
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From left to right: Giacomo Agostini, Carl Fogarty and Marco Lucchinelli all participated in this year’s Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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Spectacular views are abundant on the Dainese Italian Legendary Tour. Here is a peek of The Alps from northern Italy.
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Long, dark tunnels are drilled through many mountains and allow folks to explore many parts of the country.
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If you’re into sport touring riding there is simply no better place to ride than Italy.
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Beauty is everywhere you look in Italy – 2011 Dainese Italian Legendary Tour.
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The architecture and history in European countries like Italy is rich.
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Dainese riders pull up at the Pasubio Memorial in Italy.