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Past Articles Ducati Motorcycle Reviews

2008 Ducati Desmosedici First Ride

Tuesday, September 2, 2008
We get by with a little help from our friends at MCN, who tested the performance claims of Ducati's lust-worthy MotoGP replica - the Desmosedici.

2008 Ducati 848 Comparison

Monday, August 11, 2008
Exiles from supersport/superbike classes, Ducati 848 and Suzuki GSX-R750 represent two different middleweight takes on the high-performance sportbike.

2008 Ducati 848 Comparison

Monday, May 19, 2008
The high-revving 600cc supersport motorcycles take center stage as we gather six middle-weight track weapons for our sixth annual Supersport Shootout.

2008 Ducati Monster 696 First Ride

Monday, April 7, 2008
Ducati owes much to the popularity of the Monster lineup and we test the all-new Monster 696 at the Spanish press launch. Check out the first worldwide press evaluation right here!

2008 Ducati 1098 Comparison

Monday, March 31, 2008
Five motorcycles of the highest performance, we get the best from Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki, Yamaha and Ducati for a little Smackdown.

2008 Ducati 1098R First Ride

Monday, February 25, 2008
Ducati's latest Superbike aims for supremacy in the racing world, we test the 1098R's prowess at Barber Motorsports Park.

2008 Ducati 848 First Ride

Monday, December 17, 2007
The all-new Ducati 848 scores big in the looks department, but we test its real-world performance at Spain's Almeria circuit.

2007 Ducati 1098S Corse Track Test

Monday, December 10, 2007
MotorcycleUSA has already sampled the Ducati 1098S twice, but this fully-prepped aftermarket Superbike makes it three times a charm.

2007 Ducati 1098S Comparison

Monday, October 29, 2007
Two exotic Italian motorcycles get into a catfight out on the street and track in this Superbike showdown.

2007 Ducati Monster S4RS Comparison

Monday, October 15, 2007
MotorcycleUSA takes the latest batch of nakeds and tossed them together - relax its nothing dirty, just our '07 Streetfighter Comparo.

2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100S

Monday, September 24, 2007
We finally got our hands on the Hypermotard and put it through a good thrashing on a few of Southern Oregon's sickest mountain roads.

2007 Ducati Multistrada 1100s Comparison

Monday, September 17, 2007
Once again we pooled together the best off-road capable streetbikes for a long-distance battle across our home state for this year's Adventure Touring Comparo.

2008 Ducati Hypermotard First Ride

Thursday, May 24, 2007
The boys at MCN give us the inside scoop on the eagerly anticipated Ducati Hypermotard after turning laps at the track with World Superbike star Ruben Xaus.

2007 Ducati Sport 1000 Bike Test

Monday, April 23, 2007
Ducati brings us some retro flash to go with its modern dash, appealing to everyone from crusty Brit Rockers to freewheelin' hip-hoppers.

2007 Ducati 1098S First Ride

Monday, January 8, 2007
Our favorite Aussie takes a spin on Ducati's revelatory 1098S to find out if it lives up to the immense hype being heaped upon it.

2007 Ducati GT1000 Quick Ride

Friday, December 8, 2006
Our guide to vintage bikes takes a spin on Ducati's latest attempt to recreate classic glory in a reliable new package.

2007 Ducati S4R Comparison

Friday, December 1, 2006
We take four naked euro beauties and throw them around the track and the backroads of Southern California to decide which deserves to be called the best of the best.

2006 Ducati 749S Comparison

Sunday, June 11, 2006
Track testing is really what separates the wheat from the chaff, so we do double duty by spending two full days at race speed.

2006 Ducati 749S Comparison

Monday, May 15, 2006
For this year's Shootout we gathered six bikes from three countries with three engine configurations. Only one winner.

2006 Ducati Sport Classics First Ride

Monday, January 23, 2006
Ducati's eagerly awaited Sport Classics blend classic style with the latest tech. But are they retro rubbish or classy sportbikes?