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Makers of superbikes woo Chinese women

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TWO- WHEELER APPEAL: Ms Wu with her Ducati 899 Panigale. China is expected to surpass Thailand this year to become Ducati's biggest market in Asia, excluding Japan.

Beijing

THERE are few things Laura Wu likes more than to take her Ducati 899 Panigale for a spin on the country roads outside Beijing. With five other high-performance motorcycles in her garage, the 35-year-old represents today's Chinese biker whom manufacturers are clambering to please