Articles Posted in the " EVO " Category

  • 2011 Ducati 848 EVO | Quick Look

    2011 Ducati 848 EVO | Quick Look

    2011 Ducati Motorcycle

    Ducati’s 848 EVO for 2011 swaps out the Testastretta’s cylinder heads, pistons, throttle bodies and camshafts, and increases power to a claimed 140 horsepower and 72.3 ft/lbs torque – more than liter-bikes of a few years ago.



  • 2011 Ducati 848 EVO | Sportbike Test

    2011 Ducati 848 EVO | Sportbike Test

    Ducati 848 EVO

    Ducati motorcycles are quintessentially Italian. They are hot-blooded, good-looking, and they simply ooze charisma. Forever intertwined with racing, Ducati won the very first World Superbike Championship in 1988 and have subsequently dominated it so completely that at one point people started referring to it as The Ducati Cup.


  • Daytona 200: Jason DiSalvo Quote

    Daytona 200: Jason DiSalvo Quote

    Daytona Beach, Florida

    In what can only be described as a wild and closely fought motorcycle race, privateer Jason DiSalvo and Team Latus Motors Racing took the new Ducati 848 EVO to victory in the 2011 Daytona 200, the EVO’s first professional road race.


  • 2011 Daytona 200: Jake Zemke on Pole

    2011 Daytona 200: Jake Zemke on Pole

    Daytona 200 Qualifying Results

    While competing on the Michael Jordan Suzuki in the 2010 AMA Superbike series, Jake Zemke doubled at the round, giving the team their first official SBK class wins.

    But when the rider’s shuffle began, and various contracts were getting signed for the 2011 American Superbike series, Zemke was left on the sidelines.


  • Ducati 848 EVO U.S. Contingency

    Ducati 848 EVO U.S. Contingency

    Ducati Racing

    Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati has launched a 2011 848 EVO Club Racing Contingency Program; a package to support riders campaigning Ducati’s new middleweight Superbike in regional road race competition.


  • Daytona SportBike: Daytona Tire Test

    Daytona SportBike: Daytona Tire Test

    2011 AMA SportBike

    In preparation for the historic 2011 Daytona 200 motorcycle race, the Daytona SportBike riders took to the track for one session during the Dunlop Tire Test at Daytona International Speedway, which was interrupted by a brief sprinkling of raindrops.


  • Ducati’s Hypermotard 1100 EVO (SP)

    Ducati’s Hypermotard 1100 EVO (SP)

    First Ride Review

    Nearly two-and-a-half years since I tested the very first Ducati Hypermotard motorcycle at Mores in Sardinia, I’m at it again. I clearly remember that I wished for a little more horsepower down the short 550-yard straight and that’s exactly what Ducati has delivered.


  • Acerbis new IMPACT Knee Braces, Elbow Guards

    Acerbis new IMPACT Knee Braces, Elbow Guards

    The new Acerbis IMPACT series of knee braces and elbow guards are having a huge "impact" on the off-road market. Designed in two parts to offer a superior range of motion without sacrificing protection, these new knee braces offer a perfect combination of technical and visual features.

    Billed as the most technologically developed kneeguard on the market, the EVO’s three-part design was borrowed from Acerbis’ Soccer division and features a special shin guard shell to set it apart from the basic knee braces on the market.



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