Kiwi Rider May 2022 Vol.1 - Page 24

ROAD NEWS

DUCATI REOPENS DOORS FULL TIME

In another sign of a return to normality , Ducati has unlocked the doors to the Ducati Museum and factory full time . The Ducati Museum will be accessible from Monday to Sunday from 9am to 6pm , with one closing day on Wednesday . In the halls of the Museum , located in the heart of the Ducati factory in Bologna , visitors will be able to discover the most iconic racing and road bikes that have made the history of the brand , along with many unique anecdotes and details . The tour inside the Ducati Factory , which allows enthusiasts to have the unique experience of walking through the production lines and observing what happens in the factory where the Ducati

motorcycles take shape , can be booked every Monday , Tuesday , Thursday and Friday with two rounds of visits , the first at 9:30am and the second at 3:30pm . Despite the physical locations opening up to the public , one bright side to the pandemic forced closure is the virtual tours will remain a part of the Ducati experience for the time being . A new free virtual tour will be available on the Ducati website in which it will be possible to independently explore some areas of the Ducati factory , from the entrance , to the Visitor Centre to all the halls of the Museum . Fans can even enjoy a guided tour ( albeit by appointment only ) by emailing and reserving a spot with infotour @ ducati . com .

WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK RETURNS

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Back for 2022 , and backed by KTM and the RISER rider app , the World Adventure Week looks to give you a reason to get out on your bike ( as if you needed it ). Held over July 4-10 , World Adventure Week is open to riders of all brands and offers a series of challenges through the Riser app to guide your adventures . Like last year ’ s edition , for 2022 the most adventurous riders are set to be rewarded with daily prizes and the chance to be featured on theworldadventureweek . com as well as KTM ’ s social media channels - the latter will probably be helped if your bike happens to be orange . Each day sees a new challenge to complete , with all riders completing 1000 km or more in total receiving a personalised award . It doesn ’ t matter what you call it , hitting the road to somewhere new is what # THEWORLDADVENTUREWEEK is all about . We ’ ll definitely be out there , see you on the road or gravel .

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