Welcome and Buongiorno! NEODESMO is the official Ducati Owners Club in Northeast Ohio, serving Akron, Canton, Cleveland, and the surrounding areas. Our partner dealership is Northern Ohio Ducati and Triumph in Akron. Membership in NEODESMO is $10 a year and the most you have to own is a passion for everything Ducati! Our 2018 events are mostly on the calendar, check it out! We meet on the second Saturday of the month for Ducs & Dogs at Northern Ohio Ducati and on the fourth Sunday of the month for Ducs @ the 'Bucks at the Starbucks in Hudson.

Archive for May 2013

NODT Presents: Art of the Motorcycle


Northern Ohio Ducati and Triumph  is presenting an exhibit called "Art of the Motorcycle" at the Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography in the Canton Arts District during Canton's June 7th First Friday!

  The exhibit will include over 30 unique motorcycles to admire.  Plus, their customers and NEODESMO Club Members are invited to attend a VIP Preview Party the night before the exhibit opens!

VIP Preview Party:

  • Thursday, June 6th
  • 6-9PM
  • The Joseph Saxton Gallery of Photography, in the Canton Arts District 
  • 520 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, Ohio 44702 (map)
"We invite you to attend to view motorcycles in a very unique and special light and to participate in live and silent auctions to raise funds for the 'Arts in Stark Foundation.' 100% of all donated funds from the auctions will be presented to the 'Arts in Stark Foundation' in honor and recognition of the efforts of Robb Hankins and Tim Belden for our community!"
       ~ Northern Ohio Ducati and Triumph

Art of the Motorcycle will also be on display Friday, 12PM to 10PM and will remain in the gallery until June 22nd during normal business hours of Wed-Sat 12PM to 5PM.

Club Mangia # 01 - Buca di Beppo

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We had so much fun at our very first NEODESMO Club Mangia last night at Buca di Beppo in Strongsville, Ohio! 14 Members made it through the traffic and shared an Italian meal for two hours, then roared off into the rain.   We'd met most of you at the Launch Party but we did get to see some new faces!  Again, what a great group of Ducatisti that call Northeast Ohio home!

You can see all of the pictures in our Facebook album

Our next Club Mangia is June 12th at Maggiano's in Beachwood:

Club Mangia: 7PM Maggiano's (Beachwood)
WhenWednesday, Jun 12, 2013
Where26300 Cedar Rd Beachwood OH 44122 (map)
In the meantime, don't forget that this SATURDAY is our 3rd Ducs @ the 'Bucks at 2PM at the Starbucks in Aurora.  Several members are planning on meeting at Northern Ohio Ducati and Triumph in Akron that morning, then riding to Starbucks.  From there, you can ride down 82 for a twisty cruise through Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  Additionally, we're told that BMW Motorcycles of Cleveland is having an open house that day and they are just up the road on 43 from Starbucks.

Also, it was announced last night that we are eagerly awaiting a response from Ducati as they've confirmed they received our DOC application!

NEODESMO First Club Mangia This Week!

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This Wednesday is the second Wednesday of the month so that means it's time for Club Mangia!!  We'll see you at the Buca di Beppo in Strongsville at 7PM.

Buca di Beppo is a family style restaurant with in-your-face Italian decor to get us in the spirit!  If you are coming alone, you may leave pretty stuffed or have more to take home with you!  Or, you might find someone else that will share a dish.

There is a post on our Google Group for those on the north side to meet up for the ride to the restaurant.   Please post there or Facebook if you want to meet up with others near your area.  We'll see you there!

Learn more about Club Mangia here.

NO Suspension Clinic May 4th

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  Please note that the Suspension Clinic scheduled for tomorrow, May 4th, has been postponed due to schedule conflicts at the dealer.  We will notify you when a new date has been scheduled. 

   We're sorry for the inconvenience but look forward to seeing you next week on the 8th for our very first Club Mangia at Buca di Beppo!