Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as “The Race to the Clouds,” is a hill climb race to the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Both automobiles and motorcycles race this event and it took place this year on June 27, 2010. The course consists of 156 turns starting at 9,390ft and ends at 14,111 ft in elevation with approximately 60% on asphalt and 40% on dirt, which makes for a very interesting and challenging race.
Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 S made its maiden off road competition and ended up taking 1st and 3rd in virtually out of the box, stock motorcycles, other than some suspension tweaks and some bolt ons. Very impressive demonstration of just how versatile the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S is in combining of sport bike, long distance tourer, urban, and road enduro riding.
The following commercial was taken only with the use of an iPhone 4 capturing video at 720p at 30fps. They used video stabilization software and video editing software for the transitions and effects.