- Author Marc Cook goes behind the scenes at Ducati for exclusive interviews with the 1098's designers and engineers. - Stories of the trials, tools, and technology used to create this revolutionary motorcycle as it evolved from the earliest design sketches to prototypes and test models. - Evolution revealed through hundreds of photographs that chronicle the bike's development.
Marc Cook has been in motorcycle journalism for twenty-two years. His extensive background in aviation and automobiles gives him a thorough technical understanding seldom found among his fellow journalists. He wrote Ducati 999: Birth of a Legend, with Alan Cathcart.