Friday, February 22, 2008

Valentino Rossi: Dainese pics

Valentino Rossi and Alessia Piovan want that you should buy more Dainese helmets, gloves, leathers, jackets and so on. Especially you female bikers out there...
Pics: MCN

These pics are from a new Dainese advertisement featuring The Doctor and Italian actress Alessia Piovan. Ms Piovan has, apparently, been brought in to star alongside Rossi as a part of Dainese’s strategy to attract more female bikers. Ummm… if that’s correct, and if female bikers would be more attracted towards Alessia rather than Rossi, that’s probably bad news for a lot of us… :-(

Also see:
HUGE collection of hi-res MotoGP wallpaper here and here
Design 90: When Lamborghini decided to make a motorcycle...
F4 Veltro Pista: The MV Agusta from hell!
Face-off: The world's fastest bike vs the world's fastest man...
The US$140,000 Neander 1400 Turbodiesel!

External links:
Cycle World: 2008 BMW F800GS riding impression
BMW R1200GS image gallery...
Huge image gallery for Moto Guzzi fans...!

Which is hotter - the 2008 Kawasaki ZX-10R or the Ducati 1098 Tricolore? We'd take the Ninja's engine, and the 1098's styling... :-)


Za said...

I have to say Alessia caught my eye when flicking through a recent copy of MCN - I'm female and straight and I think its a clever piece of advertising!

davidof said...

I'm male and straight and Alessia caught my eye too :-). But can she ride a bike or is she just eye candy?

> if that’s correct, and if female bikers would be more attracted towards Alessia rather than Rossi, that’s probably bad news for a lot of us

It might be an Italian thing though. There is a lot of explicit "female to female" advertising in Italy. The ski resort of Airolo used lesbian imagery this winter to tempt Italian ladies to the resort.

Sapphic ski ads cause controversy

Apparently this kind of communication works well, even with straight women.



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