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Ducati launches its 2023 Ducati Rider Expertise (DRE) ADV Academy and ADV Expertise program.

Ducati Australia has launched its 2023 DRE Journey Academy and Journey Expertise packages. Scorching off the again of the worldwide Ducati Rider Expertise (DRE) Journey Academy occasions, Aussies can also now partake in using experiences designed to offer a style of the Ducati journey way of life on board the Italian band’s ADV fashions, together with tuition from the Ducati Journey Crew.

The 2-day Ducati Using Expertise (DRE) Journey Academy – which takes homeowners and their very own Ducati journey fashions into an intensive coaching camp with teacher, Nick Selleck – is designed to enhance using abilities and off-road confidence. Or there’s the choice of a two-hour Journey Expertise test-ride program – which incorporates an in-depth, skilled speak on the options and advantages of every mannequin, adopted by a 45-minute using expertise on-road and off. No matter you select, each experiences showcase the ADV traits of Ducati off-road fashions.

Ducati Australia and New Zealand Managing Director, Sergio Canovas, was clearly happy to be getting into one other yr of adventuring with Ducati. “We’re thrilled to be again full-throttle with a big selection of adventures and experiences for our Ducatisti in 2023, after a number of years impacted by the pandemic,” Canovas defined. “Our Australian prospects love nothing greater than exploring the nation on their Ducatis, and we will’t wait to empower them to journey even additional. We’re additionally happy to as soon as once more host the Ducati Journey Expertise Sequence, the place riders can take a look at trip the whole vary of Ducati journey fashions.”


These all-inclusive, intensive journey trip and coaching camps are designed to check riders and uncover the secrets and techniques of the adventuring world – from the correct physique place and handiest using methods, via to the right way to load pannier baggage appropriately and restore a broken tyre on the path.

Divided into two days, the primary is devoted to theoretical rationalization and observe drills of technical workout routines to realize confidence in off-road using. The second day features a tour on public roads with each on-road and off-road sections in real-world terrain.

The host venues will provide entry to appropriate using terrain and a super location for a novel expertise, combining the pleasure of nice using on the roads and trails with some sampling of native meals and wine.

The price of this system is $845 with lunch and dinner ready with top-quality elements and dinner accompanied by a collection of regionally produced wines. Lodging is offered on web site at a further value – which Ducati can ebook for you, or you’re free to make your personal preparations.

Dates and places:

• April 16-17: Macedon Ranges, Vic.
• Could 14-15: Hunter Valley, NSW
• Could 28-29: Byron Bay, Northern NSW


Half test-ride, half off-road tour, Ducati’s Journey Expertise Sequence is for many who need to expertise the most recent from Ducati, with buyer rides accessible aboard Ducati’s Multistrada V2 and V4S, and naturally the DesertX.

The 2-hour test-ride program contains an in-depth, skilled speak on the options and advantages of every mannequin, adopted by a trip expertise of round 45 minutes on-road and off. The expertise goals to spotlight the variations between Ducati’s key journey fashions, whereas additionally sharing skilled data on the right way to get probably the most out of each the bikes themselves and journey touring – all, after all, below the watchful eye of Ducati’s skilled journey guides.

Having finished a Multistrada V4 Expertise final yr myself, I’ve to say it’s an important alternative to expertise the efficiency capabilities of the Ducati Journey vary in an setting that reveals the true character of the bikes each on-road and off-road. Classes are restricted, so don’t hesitate to fulfill your curiosity in regards to the latest-model Multistrada V4, Multistrada V2 or DesertX. E-book in, seize a mate, trip on the market and bounce on board!

Dates and places:

  • April 14-15: Macedon Ranges, Vic.
  • Could 12-13: Hunter Valley, NSW
  • Could 26-27: Byron Bay, Northern NSW

Priced from RRP $40 (together with GST) for as much as two periods per individual. Convey your using gear.

? You may register for both the Ducati Journey Academy or Journey Expertise in your most well-liked location now at: