Baja Brawler: The Desert Fighter KTM 500 EXC

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In its stock form the KTM 500 EXC is a solid Enduro machine that’s just as capable of cruising down the highway at 70-plus in sixth gear as it is jumping dusty creek beds or bee-bopping up and over rocky washes. Smooth shifting, smooth power, and smooth handling makes the 500 EXC a great bike […]

Suzuki Announces 2017 Dual Sport and SuperMoto Motorcycles

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Suzuki is recognized for its broad and capable line-up of dual-purpose motorcycles and 2017 extends that legacy. The top of the line features a reliable and versatile big-bore performer that’s ready for a trip across town, or across the country. The 2017 Suzuki DR650S is powered by a reliable, air-cooled 645cc single-cylinder four-stroke with the […]

EDC For Dual Sport Riders

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Long highway rides, short single track adventures, or a mix of fire roads and splitting lanes in bumper-to-bumper traffic, dual sport riders do it all. In order to do it all you need to be prepared. Below are a few items that can help dual sport riders tackle the two wheeled tasks thrown at them. […]

I Spy: New Mid-Weight Yamaha FZ-07 Tenere’ Spotted

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If you still aren’t convinced that the Adventure Bike/Dual Sport segment is red hot, multiple motorcycle media outlets such as VisorDown, Motorcycle.com, and Motorcyclist have images of a new mid-weight FZ-07 Tenere’ from Yamaha. The spy shots (visit one of those sites to see the images) show a very pre-production MT-07 Tenere’ (the Euro version […]

Off the Line: 2016 Honda Africa Twin

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Honda gave the world of glimpse of what it had in store for the motorcycle world when it had a dust-covered, black and grey camo bike on display at it booth during the 2014 EICMA show. Billed back then as “True Adventure,” details were sparse, but it was evident where Honda had its sights set. […]

Scrambled Egg: ChapMoto Cooks up a Tasty Bolt Scrambler

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When Star Motorcycles introduced the Star Bolt several years ago, the new model ticked off a lot of boxes on many motorcyclists’ wants and desires lists. The bike is nimble, lightweight, has great modern styling, and is easy for beginners to ride yet offers enough pep and aggression to keep veteran riders thoroughly entertained. The […]

Honda Reveals New Specs For 2016 VFR1200X, NC700X and CB500X

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Honda’s New VFR1200X – A Bike Made For Adventure Seekers According to a statement released by Honda, the VFR1200X – its latest model edition added to the previously established adventure lineup already including the CRF1000L Africa Twin – will be released commercially in America for the 2016 year. Honda revealed that it is happy with […]

Long Haul Kawi! The Do-It-All, Go Anywhere KLR

Kawasaki KLR650 Ready for a Long Haul

How To Get Your Kawasaki KLR 650 Ready For A Long Haul Remember those old Timex commercials that touted the watch’s toughness with the tag line “Takes a licking and keeps on ticking”? Well, the same could be said for the venerable Kawasaki KLR 650. It seems no matter how much abuse or how many […]

Honda Leaks CRF1000 Africa Twin Photos + Specs

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Remember the adventure bike prototype Honda displayed at EICMA, well it’s real and it’s coming to America. Details were sparse until now! American Honda confirmed that the all-new CRF1000L Africa Twin will be in U.S. dealers early next year. The CRF1000 is a nod to the Africa Twin from the late ’80s. Early this morning […]

New Color Options Planned For 2016 BMW Motorcycles

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Sometimes to give motorcycle line-ups a little more flare, manufacturers will release new color options to the public. BMW plans to release a special edition 2016 BMW R1200GS Triple Black motorcycle, which will join the company’s dynamic family of bikes. Additionally, there will be updates for the following bikes: K1600GT​ K1600GTL​ K1600GTL Exclusive S1000RR​ S1000R​ […]