Oct 4, 2001
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From a press release issued by Ducati North America:<BR><BR>DUCATI UNIVERSITY: THE FASTEST SEAT OF LEARNING<BR><BR>Pompton Plains, NJ, October 3, 2001: Almost everything you could want to know about Ducati motorcycles will be covered over the two days of Ducati Revs America, in Las Vegas, October 26-28. Ducati North America is flying in some very special guests to give lectures at the Ducati University, covering topics ranging from the history of Ducati to the design of the new MH900e.<BR><BR>Interviews normally reserved for the pages of motorcycle magazines will be given direct to the public. DRA participants can find out first hand the development process of new Ducati motorcycles in a lecture given by motorcycle testing director Andrea Forni; or quiz Ducati's design director, Pierre Terblanche, about the development of the MH900e; and what better person to deliver the 75 year history of Ducati than Livio Lodi, the curator of the Ducati Museum in Bologna. Art of the Motorcycle exhibition's curatorial advisor, Ultan Guilfoyle, will also be talking about the Art of the Motorcycle exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum, which will be on display at The Venetian Hotel during the DRA weekend.<BR><BR>You can interview our new World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss or American World Superbike hero Ben Bostrom yourself in the 30 minute Q&A with Ducati's World and National Superbike riders, or speak directly with Ducati Corse director Paolo Ciabatti and learn more about the world of Superbike racing.<BR><BR>Ducati Desmo Owners Club and World Ducati Week managers will be available to answer questions, and there is also a one-hour Women and Motorcycling lecture covering topics from beginner to race level.<BR><BR>For the full schedule of lectures and DRA activities, log onto and plan your Ducati Revs America weekend.