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Made To Drive | S14 E14

1969 Ducati: The Duchess Of Speed

From horseback riding to 1969 Ducati racing.
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Terry VanDervort
Terry VanDervort(@spitfirefactorygmail-com)
2 years ago

Father and daughter, what a great story. People doing what they love with people they love.

2 years ago

Duchess, This is The Duke of The Vly. I have two daughters that I am grooming to ride bikes. I am looking forward to showing them this video when they are come to age. It takes a lot of courage to ride a bike at speed. Your father must be proud. Thank you for sharing your story.

2 years ago

This is beautiful. Enjoyed it enormously. Thank you.

Chris Steussy
Chris Steussy(@chris_steussy)
2 years ago

She very quickly mentions Instagram account . Did anybody catch it?
2 years ago

Two thumbs WAY up! However, I hope she inherits her dad’s MV Agusta at some point in the future. That would be an even better video.

Steve D'Auria
Steve D'Auria(@fb_1604498640)
2 years ago

Loved the story line and the composition of the film. This is definitely one of your better videos. Thanks .

Dennis White
Dennis White(@alfa66)
2 years ago

I believe that sidecar riders are definitely certifiable. One of the “prettier” videos ever on Petrolicious; love the flying braid! You go, girl!

John Holland
John Holland(@john_holland)
2 years ago

Delicious Petrolicious you have done it again – great film, great sounds and a great story ! (Though I wish my brother Rod would get his old Ducati Desmo 450 out of the barn and restored).

2 years ago

Great storylines here within this video. Thanks!