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Dennis Matson’s Ducati 1199 Panigale adventure

DENNIS Matson was one of the first to buy a Ducati 1199 Panigale S in the United States. Despite others telling him it wasn’t the right bike for an adventure, he went on and did one anyway, covering 16,000 miles across 35 states. This video shows more about the Panigale R launch than it does his adventure, which is a shame. We’d quite like to see more about what it was like to ride so far on a sportsbike.

About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after meeting so many like-minded people who love all kinds of adventure activities. He started out as pilot in the RAF, has worked as a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as an editor and journalist for motorcycling, aviation and adventure magazines.

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