Detroit Desmo Owners Club

Membership Benefits

Full Detroit Desmo Member
  • Access to exclusive annual Detroit Desmo club events

  • Ducati Detroit parts and merchandise discounts

  • Opportunity to purchase annual Detroit Desmo club t-shirt

  • DOC membership card which provides access to exclusive regional and worldwide corporate sponsored Ducati events, including AMA and MotoGP, Ducati Riding Experiences , Travel opportunities and club merchandise  

 
Associate Member (designed for friends and spouses of Full Detroit Desmo members)
  • Access to exclusive Annual Detroit Desmo club events when accompanied by a Full Detroit Desmo Member

  • Opportunity to purchase annual Detroit Desmo club t-shirt

Club Officers

President - David Bonskey

David Bonskey is the President of the Detroit Desmo Owners Club and has been proud to serve in that role since the DDOC's re-initiation at the end of 2016. He has been a passionate and active motorcyclist since 1973. He currently rides a 2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 S and has previously owned other Ducati models including a 2000 ST4, a 2008 1098 S, and a 2013 Multistrada Grand Tourismo. He also still owns and rides his first motorcycle, a 1973 Triumph Daytona T100R. David enjoys sport touring riding and also participates in track days. He is also an active member of the Michigan Sport Touring Riders (MSTR) and the AMA.

David is married to Louise and lives in Brighton, Michigan. In addition to motorcycling David is an avid sailor and spends many summers cruising Lake Huron and the North Channel.

He retired from Chrysler in 2008 where he held the position of Director, Information Technology for Sales, Marketing and Aftersales systems. David is a graduate of Lawrence Technological University and the Eli Broad School of Business at Michigan State.

Antonio Amicone - Vice President

Antonio Amicone is the Vice President of the Detroit Desmo Owners Club. Antonio or Anthony how everyone calls him, was born and raised in Italy. He spent his teens and twenties in the province of Modena just a few miles from Borgo Panigale. His uncles gave him the Ducati fever and his passion has never left, but just kept growing over the years.

 

His very first Ducati was a Monster M600 Dark with Dual Terminoni and open dry clutch. Currently he owns with his soon to be wife Ellen; a 2018 V4S, 2018 Diavel Dark, customized 2015 Monster 821 created by Ducati of Detroit and a 2017 Scrambler Café Racer.

Antonio and Ellen return to Italy every year to visit family, enjoy sightseeing and tour famous landmarks. Antonio's passion for motorsport, F1, Moto GP, cars and motorcycles goes beyond all the way to his heritage where the love for food and cooking is number one. Antonio's Nonno (Grandfather Mimmo) was a chef born in Amalfi and along with his Nonna (Grandmother Caterina) and Mother Assunta he learned the art of Italian Cuisine.

Antonio has been in the US since 2007 and a US citizen since 2013, he currently works for FANUC Robotics as an Applications Engineer and has been with the company since 2013.

Treasurer - Todd Sorgatz

Todd Sorgatz is the Treasurer of the Detroit Desmo Owners Club.  Todd has been riding something on two wheels with a gas engine attached since the early 1980’s. His passion for two wheels has taken many forms over the years, from Ural sidecar rigs with the whole family aboard, to duel sport touring, to track days on a CBR, and his current  “bucket list bike”  a 2015 Ducati Monster 1200.

 

Todd is married to Staci and lives in Madison Heights, Michigan with one daughter finishing high school at ROHS next year, and his oldest daughter graduating from University of Michigan Dearborn this spring.  Aside from motorcycling and spending time with family Todd is an avid photographer/videographer and recent drone pilot.

 

Todd currently works at Ford Motor Company as a RWD Transmission CAD Package Leader.  Todd graduated from The University of Michigan Flint.

Secretary - Juan Lauchu

Juan Lauchu is the Secretary of the Detroit Desmo Club board. He currently rides a 2018 Multistrada Pikes Peak.

Since his teenage year, Juan has always wanted to ride. Ducati has been a favorite company and a goal for Juan as he has learned about the great sport and past time of riding. He's dreamed of owning a Ducati, recognizing an opportunity; Juan worked with Charlie Knoll at Ducati Detroit to get an outstanding bike for his needs and style. His drive to learn more about the world of Ducati prompted his immediate desire to be involved with the DDOC.

Juan recently changed careers from a public high school science teacher, which he enjoyed for 25 years. Juan lives with his wife and daughter in Saline, Michigan. In addition to riding, Juan enjoys physical fitness, outdoor activities, travel and woodworking. Juan is looking forward to expanding more Ducati riders in the Washtenaw County area. He is also a member of the Michigan Sport Touring Riders (MSTR). Juan has only been riding consistently since 2018. His previous bike was a 2018 Triumph Bonneville T120 Black.

Webmaster - Eric Lambert

Eric is the webmaster of Detroit Desmo. He has been a member of the club since 2018. Since Eric could walk he's been intertwined with motorsports. Despite having an off-road background, he's only been riding street bikes for 3 years, and currently rides a 2005 Monster S4R that was purchased from Ducati Detroit.

Eric's passion for motorcycles lies at the track, as he fell in love with track days. In addition he owns a 2008 Honda CBR 600 RR race bike, and a 2017 Kawasaki Z125 PRO for good measure. Among other two wheeled machines, Eric enjoys tracking and trail riding his 2008 KTM XCR-W 450. Eric's other hobbies are spending time up north and snowmobiling with his dad; who is also a member of DDOC.

Eric lives in South Lyon, Michigan and attends college at Madonna University. He is working towards his Bachelors in Criminal Justice. Eric's dream job would be to work for the Michigan State Police. He currently works at QuickTech Solutions, as a Web Creator and Computer Technician.

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