Massimo Tamburini

Bimota DB5

Bimota DB5 Mille – Taking On Japans Big Four Superbikes

The Bimota DB5 Mille was a new project, a road weapon to take on the big four Japanese manufacturers who by the mid 2000’s were producing sports bikes that dominated…

Bimota DB6

Bimota DB6 Delirio 2005 to 2011

Back in the mid 2000’s Bimota were working on two motorcycle designs around the same time. The track orientated DB5 and the naked bike that derived from that ultralight chassis, the…

History of Bimota Motorcycles

Bimota Motorcycles 1973-2022

The Bimota Motorcycle Company got its name by using the first 2 letters of each of the three founders’ names – Bianchi, Morri and Tamburini.  The three men were actually…

26 Best Naked Bikes For 2022

Here, I’ve listed the very best naked bikes available for 2022 and beyond. I’ve included naked motorcycles from novice friendly up to the outright bonkers machines…. Enjoy. First off though,…

best naked bikes 2022

Bimota V-Due – The Bike That Tried To Save The 2 Stroke Engine

V-Due literally translates to V-Twin, and the Bimota V-Due was a 500cc motorcycle that was supposed to save the two stroke engine but instead accidentally killed off the boutique Italian…

Bimota V-Due

Ducati 998

Ducati 998 – A Class and Fitting End to the 916 Series

The Ducati 998 is the last in the 916 series of motorcycles that have won over the hearts of motorcycle fans around the world.  Even to this day the 916,…

MV Agusta F4 1000

MV Agusta F4 1000 – Improving on Perfection

In late 2004 the world was introduced to the MV Agusta F4 1000, five years after the hugely successful F4 750S. The man behind the original MV Agusta 750 S…

MV Agusta F4 1000

Ducati 996 And The glory Years For The Italian Marque

The glory years for classic Ducati fans was between 1994 and 2004. The Ducati 996 followed on from the glorious 916 before being replaced by the much loved 998. In…

Ducati 959 Panigale Review and Buyers Guide (2016 to 2020)

The Ducati 959 Panigale was introduced in 2016 as a result of needing to meet Euro 4 emission standards and the preceding Panigale 899 just wasn’t going to cut it. …

Ducati 749 – Your Entry into Bologna Sporting Legend

The Ducati 749 is a race bike with no two-ways about it. Sure, you will see them being ridden on the streets but everything about the 749 screams competitive sports…

Ducati Paso 750

Ducati Paso – Massimo Tamburini’s First Ducati Project

The Ducati Paso was the first Ducati designed by Massimo Tamburini and the first bike produced under the new Cagiva ownership. The Paso is often overlooked but if you check…

B44K9K Ducati 748 Red motorbike

Ducati 748 – 1994 to 2003

The Ducati 748 is an interesting motorcycle because it can be argued that the Desmodromic system which went on to dominate Ducati’s race story all started with a prototype 750…

Ducati 916

Ducati 916 – The Icon of the 90s

If there was a song written to describe the Ducati 916, it would be Chris De Burgh’s “Lady in Red”. A strange choice I hear you cry, but hold on…

MV Agusta F4 750 – An Affordable Classic

The MV Agusta F4 750 is regarded by many as the most beautiful motorcycle ever to roll off a production line. At the moment these gorgeous motorcycles are still an…