The New Hypermotard IS HERE!

We have received the first of the all new 2013 Ducati Hypermotard and Hyperstrada line here at Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay!
The Hyper features an all new liquid-cooled 821cc engine putting out 110 hp and 66 ft/lbs of torque. You will also notice a redesigned body with a lower exhaust position. Other additions to this [...]

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10 Things They Never Told You About Becoming A Biker

…Continued from the newsletter…
3. Say Goodbye To A and B
Before you had a motorcycle, you always tried to find the quickest and most direct way to get around. In a car or truck, it was efficient and practical to do so. Now that you have a bike, you’ll be willing to go 100 miles out [...]

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Hot New Ducati’s IN STOCK!

We now have the 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R and Multistrada 1200S Granturismo in stock and ready for sale at Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay.

Stop in today to see these new models in person!
or visit our inventory site HERE
 Brought to you by Euro Cycles of Tampa | St. Petersburg

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10 Common Motorcycle Accidents And How To Avoid Them

CONTINUED…from the newsletter.
You Entered A Corner Too Fast
And now it’s unexpectedly tightening and you’re just not going to make it around. Oh no.
How To Avoid It: Don’t be a dummy. Only ride as fast as you can see and use visual clues like telephone polls and signs to judge a road’s direction, even if [...]

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Learning The Art of the Ride

…Continued from the Newsletter
Jeff advised that I should stay at the Creekside Lodge on Lake Martin on the way up, which was an excellent call, as it is a fantastic place with an awesome restaurant right next door.  After 10 hours of riding with nothing but fuel stops, I was ready to eat and go [...]

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Claudio Domenicali becomes successor to Gabriele Del Torchio as Ducati CEO

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Gabriele Del Torchio has guided Ducati along a successful growth path in recent years.”
Successor, current General Manager Claudio Domenicali, has been at Ducati for 21 years

Bologna/Ingolstadt, April 18, 2013 – Claudio Domenicali, currently General Manager and Member of the Board of Directors at Ducati Motor Holding, has been named as [...]

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BMW HP Race Support In Action for 2013

Courtesy of BMW
The title race is back on: the 2013 season is getting underway in national and international motorcycle championships all over the world. In amongst the action again this year will be BMW Motorrad HP RaceSupport. The specialist division supports BMW customer teams in a wide range of championships with engineering assistance and performance [...]

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Review: BMW’s K1600GTL, featuring headlights that look around the corners

By Loz Blain
The BMW K1600GTL is a luxury mega-tourer. It falls into that category of bikes that has next to zero relevance to me at this point in my riding life cycle, as I’ve got no current plans to circumnavigate Australia or have a crack at the Saddlesore 1000. And yet I’ve actually been hanging [...]

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10 Motorcycle Riding Tricks You Don’t Know, Yet

CONTINUED from the Newsletter…
Trail Brake For Faster, Safer Cornering
Whoa, whoa, whoa? You mean you brake in a corner? Yep, and it’ll make you both faster and safer. Here’s how and why.
Applying a motorcycle’s front brake will slow you down. Of course. And, in doing so, it’ll compress the front suspension and shift the weight onto [...]

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Rider Education, Injuries, and Fatalities

(Continued from Newsletter…)
According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s director of special projects, Ken Glaser, you should wear light-colored clothes made for safety, a light-colored helmet, and even then, pretend they still don’t see you.
“Drivers only see what they expect to see, Glaser said. “If they expect to see only a car, or an SUV or [...]

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2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R First Ride

 

By: Adam Waheed

Ducati aims to get back atop the Superbike class and it’s doing it with this R-spec Panigale. Think it’s got what it takes to do it? Watch the 2013 Ducati 1199 Panigale R First Video and see for yourself.
Ducati pushed the envelope with its 1199 Panigale establishing a new standard of what we [...]

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