Ducati DOC (Desmo Owners Club) Factory scheme

This is an official factory run scheme which has been running for a few years now, and is a membership system in its own right. It is designed to be used by smaller provincial clubs as their membership system. As we have our own system we don’t use it as such, but being an officially affiliated club, it’s there for us to use to our members benefit.

Membership benefits include:

So as you can see it is worth doing, especially as it’s all free of charge, BUT, this is only available to our fully paid up members and is not available to forum or Facebook only members.

The other benefit for us as a club is the increased presence it give us in the eyes of the factory. Since we do not share our membership information with 3rd parties we have no way of proving the numbers of paying members we have. Therefore as more members register our actual level of membership will become apparent to the factory.

This system runs for 1 year, from January to December, which means that we have to be re-affiliated and re-enrol all of our existing current members on the system each year. If you are already on the system (and you are all paid up), you will have been re-enrolled. If you are unsure, please contact our membership secretary via the link at the bottom of the page to check your status.

If you have not already registered with the factory club you need to do it yourself. This is because it requires the sharing of personal info with a 3rd party (ie Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A) and the setting up of password access which we cannot do for you.

If you want to join click here to start. You should get the following:

Once you have completed the registration you need to associate yourself with our club. You can do that here

NOTE - please leave the county as LANCASHIRE as that’s where Martyn our Chairman lives.

A final note on the welcome packs. These are sent to us from the factory with the expectation of us handing them out to our members by hand, and for clubs based solely around a dealer or a town, this works fine. However, as we are a national club with members are all over the country, this mean that we are left in the position of having to post them all out. This means the club incurs a significant cost. The CoM has decided again this year that we would pay for this out of club funds. The first batch should be coming out in late April or early May. If you register after mid April then you will receive a welcome pack later in the year when Ducati send out the remainder.

Once you are registered and accepted there is no need to re-register each year, providing your DOC GB membership has not lapsed we will automatically renew all current members in January each year.

And lastly, if you do register for the first time, can you let me know what t-shirt size you are so that I can enter it on the system.

If you are unsure or have any further questions about this, please the Membership Secretary (Kevin Baker)