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Ducati's Italian takeaway?

Italian bike maker taking its test ride roadshow on tour around the UK

Submitted by Alan Dowds - editor on Tue, 13/03/2018 - 22:33

Ducati roadshow truck

Fancy a quick spin on a nice new 2018 Ducati? Who wouldn't, eh? Well this might be just your chance, because the Bolognan firm is taking its test-ride roadshow around the country, from March 25th in Cardiff. There are 24 dates over the summer, from the Highlands of Scotland down to the south coast of England, plus Ireland and Wales, and all points in between.


The firm's taking all its hot new bikes out for a spin – the new Panigale V4 S headlining of course, plus the Multistrada 1260, 959 Panigale, Multistrada 950, Diavel, and a range of Scramblers too. Experienced guides will lead riders out on a local route, to take in a range of road types, and you can even take a pillion, woo! Local dealership staff will be on hand to give expert technical, sales and service advice on all Ducatis too.

Ducati Scrambler roadshow truck

You need a full licence obviously (duh!), and you need to bring your own riding gear along. Bikes are subject to availability (so if we turn up in advance and flip a V4, sorry!) and advance booking is definitely recommended.


Here's a list of the dates for this year. More info and final location details at


25th/26th March     Riders of Cardiff

7th April                  Ducati Aylesbury

8th April                  Ducati Romford / Norwich

14th/15th April        Ducati Glasgow

21st/22nd April        Ducati Cambridge

28th April                 Ducati Bristol

29th April                 Riders of Bridgwater

5th May                   Ducati Manchester

6th May                   DMC Moto Stoke

26th/27th May         Ducati Peterborough

2nd/3rd June          Ducati Norwich

9th June                  Sheffield Motorcycle Centre

16th/17th June         Pro Twins

23rd June                Rosso Ducati

24th June               Millsport Motorcycles

30th Jun/31st Jul     Laguna Performance Centre

7th/8th July              GT Motorcycles

14th/15th July          P&H Motorcycles

21st/22nd July         Moto Rapido

28th/29th July          Ducati Nottingham

4th August               Ducati Coventry

11th/12th August      DMC Moto Preston

18th August              Ducati Croydon

16th September        Ducati Oxford


• For 2018, the Ducati Roadshow will be powering through the UK and Ireland on a whistle stop tour de force bringing the latest Ducati and Scrambler demo ride experiences to a locale near you. Engage with the all-new Multistrada 1260 family, discover a whole new generation of performance onboard the stunning Panigale V4 and check out the awesome new 1100cc additions to the 2018 Scrambler range.

For more information or to locate your dealer visit Details are subject to change, please confirm with your local dealership. Model line-up subject to availability.



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