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Pro Italia In Glendale Ca. is having a 20 year Birthday Bash on the 22nd, I called wanting Info on this years Demo Days (They had an Excellent one last year) and He said this years will be Bigger and Better. I will be attending in the morning and since its close to my Least favorite ride (Angelous Crest) I figure a Ride would be a good Idea too.
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Cafe Desmo
The summer is heat is starting to fade, but the sky is blue and it's perfect.

Pro Italia turns 20 this year and we are planning the biggest Cafe Desmo ever to celebrate.

Cafe Desmo features a little something for everyone; restored vintage bikes, tweaked custom rides, exotic 2-wheeled art, beautiful stock machines, and a bike show with winners chosen by you.

Featuring...
• Ducati demo rides
• 2006 Ducati GP6 MotoGP bike
• Suspension clinic
• End of Summer Sidewalk SALE

Categories will include Best Vintage, Best Custom, Best Monster, Best Sportbike, Best Sportstourer, and Best Non-Italian.

Entry is FREE. Lots of awards. Mark your calendars, schedule time, polish up your pride and joy and we'll see you on September 22nd.

Check out all the details at www.eventful.com

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Cafe Desmo features a little something for everyone; restored vintage bikes, tweaked custom rides, exotic 2-wheeled art, beautiful stock machines, and a bike show with winners chosen by you.

Featuring... • Ducati demo rides • 2006 Ducati GP6 MotoGP bike • Suspension clinic • End of Summer Sidewalk SALE

Categories will include Best Vintage, Best Custom, Best Monster, Best Sportbike, Best Sportstourer, and Best Non-Italian.

Entry is FREE. Lots of awards. Mark your calendars, schedule time, polish up your pride and joy and we'll see you on September 22nd.
 

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luxlamf said:
Good you go LOOK at OLD bikes and I will Go RIDE NEW DUCATI"S. We can compare experiences the following Monday.
yeah, yeah.... I haven't decided what I'll choose to do yet but it is more a matter of me looking at what I might be able to afford soon as oppsed to somethig I currently can only dream about.
 

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Kelley said:
yeah, yeah.... I haven't decided what I'll choose to do yet but it is more a matter of me looking at what I might be able to afford soon as oppsed to somethig I currently can only dream about.
I dont know what that reasoning is but I am very interested in riding this


 

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yeah...those are beautiful. That is why I have not decided what I'll end up doing that day yet. I do want to ride them. They will only make me want something I can not have though. OR on the other hand, maybe it would be good. Maybe I would ride them and find them horrible then be happy to not own one. never know...
 

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Those are very interesting looking. I wonder how they handle comparably to the other models? They seem almost cruzer...
 

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Boosted1456 said:
I wonder if they will have the Hypermotard.. I would def be interested then!
The Fella said that the Ducati Truck will be there so I think it will be like last year, you could ride all the Duc's Except the 999, the Augusta and Aprillia's.
Thats where I dicsovered I Hate Aprillias. The only negative I see is that last year it was smaller and 2 days, this is going to have alot more people and only 1 day. But unlike HD where they put together groups and than escort you around, they just give you the bike and you take a10 mile route which includes 5 miles on the EMPTY 2 freeway. I hope its still like that this year.
 

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I wonder if they will have the Hypermotard.. I would def be interested then!
I called a dealer yesterday about this. He told me at his dealership it would only be the GT and the Sport 1000. I asked for the Hypermotard and he said "oh...yeah well we have those to ride too but need to make sure you are a very experienced rider to use that one." Left me thinkin' you could try one but it may take a little work to get them to let you.
 

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Me too. I like the SuMo.



Boosted1456 said:
I wonder if they will have the Hypermotard.. I would def be interested then!
 

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Kelley said:
I called a dealer yesterday about this. He told me at his dealership it would only be the GT and the Sport 1000. I asked for the Hypermotard and he said "oh...yeah well we have those to ride too but need to make sure you are a very experienced rider to use that one." Left me thinkin' you could try one but it may take a little work to get them to let you.
That was a Different Dealer who is being Forced by Ducati (As ALL Ducati dealerships are being) to have this Demo week.
 

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luxlamf said:
That was a Different Dealer who is being Forced by Ducati (As ALL Ducati dealerships are being) to have this Demo week.
yes, I know. What did these guys tell you about which ones were available?
 

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I just got off the phone with ProItalia. They changed their collective mind.

The birthday bash has been moved to some undetermined October date.

Saturday the 22nd we will no longer be able to ride any of the bikes, but they will have a bike show of some sort, so we could look.

Sunday the 23rd we can both look and ride them as that will now be the demo day.

So....I propose we go the 23rd. I'd REALLY like to try the Brutale. They list all the demo bikes on their website and there are bunches, including the Hypermotard.

This change in their plan allows me to go to that vintage bike thing on Saturday too. Should be a good weekend for this chick.
 

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Kelley said:
I just got off the phone with ProItalia. They changed their collective minds.

The birthday bash has been moved to some undetermined October date.

Saturday the 22nd we will no longer be able to ride any of the bikes, but they will have a bike show of some sort, so we could look.

Sunday the 23rd we can both look and ride them as that will now be the demo day.

So....I propose we go the 23rd. I'd REALLY like to try the Brutale. They list all the demo bikes on their website and there are bunches, including the Hypermotard.

This change in their plan allows me to go to that vintage bike thing on Saturday too. Should be a good weekend for this chick.
Hey some nice detective work their Jessica Fletcher JR.
 

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luxlamf said:
Hey some nice detective work their Jessica Fletcher JR.
I wasn't about to rely on YOUR information...
 

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Kelley said:
I wasn't about to rely on YOUR information...
See that, typical broad, you give them a compliment and they shove it in your face. Stick it in your Pie Hole Mrs Marple!
 

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See that, typical broad, you give them a compliment and they shove it in your face. Stick it in your Pie Hole Mrs Marple!
oh there ain't NOTHIN' typical about this chickie. Anyway, I'm looking forward to this thing. I also signed up for their news letter so if it switches up again, I should know.

Thank you for finding it in the first place, my friend. I'd never heard of this place.
 

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Kelley said:
oh there ain't NOTHIN' typical about this chickie. Anyway, I'm looking forward to this thing. I also signed up for their news letter so if it switches up again, I should know.

Thank you for finding it in the first place, my friend. I'd never heard of this place.
They're a bunch of Jerks out there but its the best Ducati Aprilla Dealership around here (Which is why they are a bunch of jerks) as far as stock and knowledge, but they are Nerds too so when you ask them a question your get the "Why dont you already know this" kinda attitude from them.
 

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They're a bunch of Jerks out there but its the best Ducati Aprilla Dealership around here (Which is why they are a bunch of jerks) as far as stock and knowledge, but they are Nerds too so when you ask them a question your get the "Why dont you already know this" kinda attitude from them.
buncha jerks or not, they'll let us play on all of these.
Demo Bikes

· MV Agusta F4-1000R
· MV Agusta Brutale 910R
· Ducati Hypermotard 1100S
· Ducati GT 1000
· Ducati Multistrada 1100S
· Ducati Multistrada 1000S
· Ducati S2R 1000
· Ducati S2R 800

I wanna ride that Brutale...

Beverly Hills Ducati is only allowing two models for this event.
 
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