2016 Wire-Wheel Adventure Shootout

“When it came to suspension performance,” says Rousseau, “the Ducati was again a surprise. At one point I inadvertently ran smack dab through a few Hare & Hound-style sand whoops while moving at a decent clip during our short desert hop through Lucerne Valley. The suspension competently soaked up hits that might otherwise have resulted in the mother of all yard sales. Later, I took the time to change my shorts…”