The Wild Side of Ducati Episode 3: Adventure Soul by Touratech

Seeing Touratech being the first aftermarket company to make a massive move and deliver a full range of parts and accessories for Ducati's new Multistrada 1200 Enduro is not a surprise, at least not for us.
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Bologna moved way faster in delivering the third episode of their The Wild Side of Ducati documentary. It's only been a week since the second one, but we're only complaining that the series has just six parts.

This new episode takes the Multistrada 1200 Enduro to the awesome scenery of the Adriatic coast, in Croatia, Montenegro and Albania. Touratech equipped a bike with the entire range of products engineered for it and took it for a 2,500-km (1,550-mile) trip in these countries.

In order to properly test and validate their gear, Touratech made no concessions as far as the route was concerned. The Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro went from the exceptional Croatian highways to the usual roads, and to merciless unpaved mountain fire roads, with rocks and dirt, gravel and all the conditions a real adventure bike must be ready to tackle.

Off-road settings and a comfy seat make riding the Multistrada 1200 Enduro a great experience even for hardcore, long rides

Touratech CEO and adventure rider Herbert Schwartz was at the helm of the bike, putting each nut and bolt to the test to make sure everything works as expected.

He also remembers a long trip from Germany to Bologna and back in one ride, and says that he was glad to learn that the Multistrada 1200 Enduro provided a comfortable seating even for 1500 km (930 mile) trips in a single run.

The electronic systems provide the best response for the engine, brakes and suspensions regardless of the terrain configuration and bike load. In fact, Schwartz remembers carrying 30 kilos (66 lb) in his side cases, 15 kg (33 lb) in the roll pack and another 12 kg (26 lb) in the tank bag, and still with no impact on the handling and overall feel of the bike.

We know it's winter and the sights in the video below will be painful to behold, but we can cheer it's almost February already, right?

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