Comprehensive, well illustrated and east to ride to the Ducati Monster. Check out the other range of Ducati books from Veloce. A must read for all Ducati Monster enthusiasts. Recommended. --Vintage Motorcycles Online
plenty of useful information and even stuff I didn't know ... As usual with Ian's books, this one's a must have. --Benzina
A book specifically for the Monster series of Ducati does not exist in German so far and it is presumably not going to. After all, you can rely on [this] English-language work ... Detailed data boxes complete the textual information. The image quality is consistently good to very good --www.sidecar-news.de
Author Ian Falloon is the acknowledged master of this type of books and Italian bikes in general and the first edition was brilliant excellent, so by definition so is this latest work with extra pages covering the last three years evolution is equally so ... The quality and size of this hardback is the same and typical of all Veloce publications providing a fascinating guide through the maze of Monsters produced over the past 21 years. If you own one you cannot afford not to have this book on the shelf as a reference work, or if you just want to see what the attraction is for these models, then it is a great general read. --Ian Kerr - Freelance
About the Author
One of the world's foremost motorcycle historians, Ian Falloon is the author of twenty books on motorcycles, of which ten are on Ducati, including the best-selling Ducati Story, and Ducati Twins Restoration Guide. As an owner of several Ducati 750s since 1973 he has a particular enthusiasm for this model, still owning the 750 Super Sport he bought back in the 1970s. Ian trained as a symphony orchestra oboist before a serious motorcycle accident forced a change in profession. Born in New Zealand, he is a freelance contributor to a number of motorcycle magazines around the world, and currently lives in Australia with his wife, Miriam, and sons, Ben and Tim.