Ducati Offers Troy Bayliss Academy

Ride the 1198SP with WSBK Champion

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Jan. 12, 2011
Three-time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss will be leading a riding school program for the Ducati Riding Experience.

The Troy Bayliss Academy will offer riding instruction on the Ducati 1198SP as part of the Ducati Riding Experiences program. Bayliss will provide instruction for classes of up to four riders at major Italian racing courses including Adria, Imola, Monza and Mugello.

The Troy Bayliss Academy is only for highly experienced riders. The Ducati Riding Experience also offers five other courses: the entry-level Basic course on a Ducati Monster 796,Troy Bayliss an Intermediate course on a Monster 796, Hypermotard 796 or Hypermotard 1100EVO, two Racing courses on the 848EVO and a Master course on an 1198SP. The line-up of instructors includes Dario Marchetti, Alessandro Polita and 1981 500cc Grand Prix World Champion Marco Lucchinelli. Courses are certified with the Italian Motorcycling Federation.

The Ducati Riding Experience offers five events, with four offering the Troy Bayliss Academy. Registration opens Jan. 20 at http://www.ducatiridingexperience.com/.

Ducati Riding Experience calendar:

  • April 27-28 Adria Basic*,Intermediate**, Racing I
  • May 10-11-12 Imola Basic*, Intermediate**, Racing 2, Master, Troy Bayliss Academy
  • June 17 Mugello Basic, Intermediate, Racing 2, Master, Troy Bayliss Academy
  • July 7-8 Monza Basic*, Intermediate**, Racing 2, Master, Troy Bayliss Academy
  • September 14-15 Mugello Basic*, Intermediate**, Racing 2, Master, Troy Bayliss Academy

* Second day only ** First day only