Like any good Roman emperor, Max Biaggi has been enigmatic, arrogant, revered and reviled through two decades of racing. Always provocative, occasionally irascible and outwardly irrepressible, the 39-year-old clinched the 2010 World Superbike Championship for his team Aprilia Alitalia Racing. An Italian riding an Italian motorcycle sponsored by an Italian airline, crowned world champion at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari. For admirers of all things red, white and green, it doesn't get any better. Especially for admirers of this Italian.