Motorcycle Sport & Leisure

BALLISTIC Ballerina

Here at MSL, we love a big capacity Enduro; a tool capable of whipping to the shops, heading off-road for some sneaky green-laning or munching serious miles – all in a neat, comfy and fast package. So when Ducati first released the Multistrada Enduro back in 2016 we were all chomping at the bit to get a go. But then again, it wasn’t all plain sailing. Although it was an incredible machine in many aspects, the original Multistrada Enduro was a tough bike to ride, mastered and taken to its limits only by those with an insane amount of off-road talent; it just needed to be that bit softer, and easier…

Which is exactly what Ducati tells us it’s done for 2019. Although it describes this as a facelift Ducati hasn’t just glossed over the previous model – they really have gone to town. For starters, the biggest change

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