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 was none other than Massimo Tamburini, the designer previously credited with the iconic Ducati 916.  With pressure on to build bigger and faster bikes regardless … Read more

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 that decade Ducati produced motorcycles that have created a lasting legacy. They are equally loved now as they were upon their original release. Ducati have … Read more

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 racing.  The leading race model, Ducati 749R was produced for one reason only and that was to compete in SuperSport World Championship Racing with the … Read more

Ducati 748 – 1994 to 2003

B44K9K Ducati 748 Red motorbike

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 which was then bored up to be the Ducati 851.  The 748 was pretty much designed years before the Ducati 916 but it wouldn’t go … Read more

Ducati 916 – The Icon of the 90s

Ducati 916

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 a moment, let me explain. In the modern era, we know Ducati as a manufacturer of exotic motorcycles, producing some of the most debonair bikes … Read more

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 affordable classic. Here I look at MV Agusta and make the case for why the Agusta F4 750 should be top of your list if … Read more