Looks like Ducati are utilizing Casey Stoner as a brand ambassador much more effectively than Honda ever did. -TS
After appreciating the characteristics of the Multistrada 1200 Enduro on the hillsides around Bologna, Casey Stoner decided to take part in the DRE Enduro in order to find out more about the new off-road riding school organised by Ducati. Following the 2016 World Ducati Week and its mass of fans (81,000 attendees from all over the world) he allowed himself a couple of days of enjoyment and relaxation with his family at Castello di Nipozzano, not far from Florence, where the new Ducati riding school has its base.
DRE Enduro is the Ducati off-road riding course which provides anyone with the desire to use their motorcycle to discover new horizons with the opportunity to acquire all the necessary skills and know-how.
The two-time MotoGP world champion followed the programme organised by Beppe Gualini, a widely experienced former Dakar rider and current technical director of DRE Enduro. The programme included two days of off-road riding in one of the most beautiful and exclusive areas of Tuscany, alternating exercises and extreme-situation simulations with pleasant motorcycle excursions or more technical marked-out practice routes.
“I don’t have words to explain my weekend, it’s been awesome”, said Casey at the end of his stay at Nipozzano. “The Frescobaldi family estate is really something special and it’s so beautiful to look out of the hotel window over most of Tuscany. It’s a perfect place for a riding experience like the DRE Enduro!”.
“Basically you can’t really explain to people how good this bike is, you just have to experience it. I’ve spent enough time on dirt-bikes in my life and riding such a big bike like the Multistrada 1200 Enduro can be a little bit daunting at first, but after a …read more