The new Icon 1000 Akromont jacket
Tracker-style Ducati M900 Monster by Speedtractor of Tokyo

Monster Tracker: Speedtractor’s Ducati M900

Just over a year ago, Speedtractor boss Matthew Roberts was tapped on the shoulder to become the head wrench for the Japanese outpost of a certain global custom brand. We were big fans of Speedtractor’s off-kilter builds, and sadly assumed we’d see no more. But amazingly, the man finds the energy to wear two hats.…

Review: Scrambler Ducati Desert Sled

Review: Scrambler Ducati Desert Sled

You don’t need to be a regular reader to know that scramblers are hot. Over the last few years, the term has become the go-to marketing moniker for OEMs looking to cash in on the growing moto lifestyle. From a business standpoint it makes complete sense; the carefree attitude exuded by scramblers appeals to millennials…

Dakar Look: Walt Siegl restyles the Ducati Hypermotard

Dakar Look: Walt Siegl restyles the Ducati Hypermotard

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It’s Dakar time right now, with over 160 motorcycles racing through Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina. The rally raid bikes have always looked good: they’re extreme examples of form following function. Master builder and ex-racer Walt Siegl is a fan, too. “I’m always thrilled to see the brutal design of the Dakar bikes,” he says. And…