In celebration of the Fasthouse-sponsored Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled winning the Hooligan Class at the 2020 Mint 400, Ducati has created the 2021 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Fasthouse limited-edition motorcycle. Although it doesn’t have all the trick racing components and modifications used in the Mint 400, the Desert Sled Fasthouse sports livery replicates the race-winning Ducati ridden by Jordan Graham.The Desert Sled Fasthouse gets a blacked-out look, with the trellis frame painted Ducati Red. The tank receives the Fasthouse logo, along with gray stripes set against black.
If you’re not up to purchasing a new Desert Sled Fasthouse, Ducati and Fasthouse have collaborated on a concise apparel collection—jacket, long-sleeved shirt, short-sleeved shirt, and cap—to match the motorcycle, which is limited to 800 numbered examples.The MSRP of this limited-edition Scrambler is $12,295, just $300 more than the standard Desert Sled, which is updated for 2021. The apparel will be available in April, with the Fasthouse motorcycle arriving exclusively at dealers in the United States and Canada in May.We have tested the Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled.2021 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Fasthouse SpecsENGINE
Suzuki V-Strom 1050 DE + Scott Casey – Living with PTSD and the Rolling Barrage
byMotos and Friends by Ultimate Motorcycle
Hello everyone and welcome once again to Motos and Friends, a weekly Podcast brought to you by the editorial team at Ultimate Motorcycling.
My name is Arthur Coldwells.
The new Suzuki V-Strom DE has just been announced, and Avery Innis, Training and Publications Manager from Suzuki Motor USA, is just the expert to explain its nuances to us. The V-Strom has always been a superb, yet inexpensive platform, and the new DE variant gets more serious about ADV riding. I find out from Avery whether the new upgrades are worthwhile; and the place that the new V-Strom has in the current market.
Our second segment covers a subject that’s a little more serious than usual.
Many veterans and first responders suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, aka PTSD.
Scott Casey—himself a sufferer—decided to try and help his fellow vets, and started a cross-Canada charity ride in 2016 called the ‘Rolling Barrage’. It was—and is—incredibly successful.
It’s not just a tremendous ride. The Rolling Barrage is a place for like-minded sufferers and their supporters to ride together. They get some serious “wind therapy” whether it’s on just a stop, or a leg of the ride, one day, a weekend, or even the whole ride. Scott opens up with Associate Editor Teejay Adams about his personal history, and how he came to create such a brilliant and worthy real-world event that truly helps.
The Rolling Barrage is a supportive network of brothers and sisters. To quote Scott Casey: “this is the family you never knew you had”.
It was a Nation exploding into civil war. In 1992, the collapse of the former Yugoslavia triggered an international armed conflict that would last more than 3 years and eventually see nearly 100,000 people killed. Canadians were thrown into what was declared a peacekeeping mission, but it wasn’t. They were going well beyond the rules of engagement that were provided by the UN. Told by Scott Casey, Former Canadian Peacekeeper.