Category Archives: Hyperstrada

One Year Ago: Ducati Hyperstrada

One year ago today I flew down to Los Angeles and bought a new Motorcycle. It was an amazing day. In this past year I’ve put almost 18,000 miles on the Hyperstrada. It’s an amazing motorcycle and I’m really glad … Continue reading

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Now I’m Ready (for the Baby)

I’ve finally figured out how I’m going to survive the life changing  event of having my first child. I’ll just take her everywhere I go on the Motorcycle.

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Tire Life on the Hyperstrada

I March I put new tires on the Hyperstrada. I chose to go with the Bridgestone BT-023’s that I’ve use in the past on the Monster. I hope the life that I got out of them isn’t going to be … Continue reading

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Three Riding Modes on the Ducati Hyperstrada

The Hyperstrada is a modern motorcycle. Digital Dash, Ride by Wire, ABS brakes, Traction control and a Choice of Engine Maps are all part of your average motorcycle these days. All of which I’m reasonably happy with. I’ve spoken at … Continue reading

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Brotherhood of Motorcyclists?

A few weeks ago I was side swiped by a reckless rider. He was riding in the shoulder or lane splitting at such high speeds that I didn’t see him when I checked my mirrors a few seconds before we … Continue reading

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9000 Miles: Time to Change the Oil?

Well it’s been six months and 9000 miles of Hyperstrada ownership. It’s been fun so far, despite the fact that I pulled my usual “crash your new motorcycle” trick again. Everyone knows Ducati’s are maintenance intensive and sure enough after … Continue reading

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A Writing Space: A MotoCynic Space

I’ve been writing a blog for over ten years, and while I got serious about it three years ago, I’ve never really had an office or a writing “space”. At least not until now. In the beginning of the blog … Continue reading

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