makes & models
MV Agusta’s Future Adventure Bike Could Be The Elephant
Let's address the elephant in the room.
20 February 2020
Cycleweird: The Indiana Or When Ducati Went After Harley
Cruisin' in Italian style.
10 October 2019
MV Agusta Announces Four New Models for 2019
An elite factory customs program, a neo-cafe racer, a gas/electric hybrid and other electric offerings under the revived Cagiva name, all on the way from MV
21 March 2018
MV Agusta To Revive Cagiva Name for Electric Off-Roaders
Long absent from the motorcycling world, Cagiva triumphantly returns to the world stage thanks to MV Agusta's interest in developing electric bikes.
14 March 2018
Check Out This Sexy Ducati For Sale on ModernLook
Quirky website ModernLook is selling a Cagiva-powered Ducati custom that we want in our garage.
27 February 2017
Claudio Castiglioni's legacy: a counterpoint
News of the recent death of Claudio Castiglioni has made the rounds in the motorcycle community, which has been quick to offer sympathy and heap praise on a man seen by some as a visionary. Certainly many of the fruits that came from the companies controlled by Castiglioni (pictured, center) became some of the most desirable motorcycles of the modern era, indeed of all time. But calls in various o...
19 August 2011
A visual tribute to Claudio Castiglioni
Last November, we reached out to our friends at MV Agusta to find out who the designer of the then just-unveiled F3 was and arrange an interview with him/her. In response, we were told, “The CRC Team, captained by Claudio Castiglioni, designed the new F3.” At the time, we just assumed that was a nice bit of stonewalling/grand standing from an ego too big to share a spotlight created by a stunn...
17 August 2011
MV Agusta: The Castiglioni years
Claudio Castiglioni (right) and his brother Giovanni are back in charge of MV Agusta. "MV Agusta is the crown jewel of Italian motorcycles, I am thrilled to have completed this transaction." No wonder Claudio Castiglioni is thrilled. Two years after selling MV Agusta to Harley-Davidson for 70 million euros, they pay him 20 million euros to take it back. Castiglioni immediately promises new models...
12 August 2010
2009 Cagiva Mito SP525: more of the same please
We couldn't possibly express the degree to which we lusted after a Cagiva Mito when we were 16. Valentino Rossi won his first championship aboard one in 1994. Since then, the Mito's lost its Tamburini-penned 916 looks and gained something akin to that of a contemporary 125GP bike. Sadly, most are now limited to 12.5 or 15bhp depending on local regulations, but basic engine tuning will take that to...
12 May 2009
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