If you have checked out the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb entry list of 2019 you will notice a mysterious Ducati streetfighter. Carlin Dunne, the record setter has
), an area dedicated to the Panigale and the Multistrada Experience featuring Carlin Dunne's Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak, winner of Pikes Peak 2018 race.
The exclusive "preview room," prepared just for WDW2018 participants, also aroused great interest and
He then played on the other side of the wrench in his travels to Pikes Peak, spinning wrenches for Michael Woolaway, who raced a custom Ducati Hypermotard up the Colorado mountain.
At the same time, Jensen
He even had a stint being a rider coach to all the Pikes Peak newcomers. Then, in 2017, when Chris Fillmore aboard his KTM 1290 Super Duke R, broke Dunne's record, Ducati wanted
The switchbacks at Pikes Peak demand torque on exit to get a good drive and to achieve fast lap times. This is where the 1290
hasn't even made it to American soil yet — though, it strangely can race in the production middleweight class at Pikes Peak... — and we are already talking about its off-roading sibling, the KTM 790 Adventure R.
Built around the same 799cc
Dunne took his Multistrada 1260 Pikes Peak machine up the treacherous course with two video cameras onboard, and we offer both videos below. Note the lean
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as the "The Race to the Clouds", is held in an area of the Rocky
To prove that simple point, one only needs to watch the on-board footage from Pikes Peak racers.
Today's example comes to us from Carlin Dunne, who last weekend took his Ducati Multistrada 1260
This Victory racebike prototype was built by Roland Sands Design and contested the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. There's 156 turns between the bottom and top of the 14,115-foot mountain, hence the