Audi buys Ducati- Press Release

AUDI AG acquires sports motorcycle manufacturer Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. – Chairman Rupert Stadler: “As a sporty, global premium brand, Ducati is an excellent fit for Audi.” – Third pillar for AUDI AG in Italy – Ducati a leading player in engine technology and lightweight construction Ingolstadt/Bologna, April 18, 2012 – AUDI AG is acquiring from Investindustrial Group the tradition-steeped Italian sports motorcycle... [Read More...]

Suzuki T500 Daytona Bike Update

Well, the clear coat is on and the panels look awesome. The color scheme with the lighter Suzuki blue outlined in red looks perfect on a 70’s vintage bike. I should be ready to put the panels on in a couple of days after they have had time to cure. There is still a lot of detail work to be done, but I’ll post a quick shot with the panels on just so everyone can get an idea of what it looks like… Suzuki T500 Gas Tank   T500 side... [Read More...]

SV650S finished and for sale

I just finished painting this 08 SV650s back to almost stock gunmetal gray. This color is slightly darker than the original factory color and looks better with the black frame and wheels. The “S” emblems on the tank are painted on in a ghost shade and really look good. The bike also has a Two Brothers pipe, Gel seat, color matched undertail with integrated turn signals and a dark tinted windscreen. 6900 miles and new tires, too! If you... [Read More...]

Huge Ducati Collection to be Auctioned

1972 Ducati 750 200 Miglia Imola Corsa Replica From Hemmings Blog: One of the largest private collections of Ducatis ever assembled will cross the block next month at RM’s auction at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. Scheduled to cross the auction block on the first day of the event, the Carlo Saltarelli Collection features more than 100 rare and unique Ducatis, many of which have known racing history. Racing replicas and classic Ducati road bikes from... [Read More...]

BMW motorcycle sales press release

BMW has been on a roll recently- lots of new models and their sales show it.   0.04.2012 11:36 Best first quarter of all time for BMW Motorrad. Husqvarna Motorcycles 36.2 percent up compared to last year. During the first three months of 2012, BMW Motorrad had its best 1st quarter to date, recording the company’s highest sales ever achieved at the start of a year. As of March, sales increased to 24,373 motorcycles (23,109 last year), this being... [Read More...]