Five Under Six: Top Five Motorcycles Under $6,000

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Everyone loves lists right, well, except maybe for To Do lists. For the most part however, top five lists are a fun way to kill some time and start a debate. And that’s exactly what we are hoping to do here, get you talking about whether or not you agree with this list of our […]

Gain Control: Installing a GPR Stabilizer

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Adventuring off-road on your dirt bike, whether it’s just for some casual trail riding or competing in something like a Hare Scramble or some other kid of enduro race, can be a blast, however it does come with its risks. There are things like unexpected holes, rocks, branches, washboard roads, and other obstacles that can […]

This & That: 2107 Kawasaki Versys –X 300

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If You Ride This: 2107 Kawasaki Versys –X 300 (ABS version) If you like Kawasaki’s Versys line but feel that the 1000 and 650 models were just too much bike or too expensive, the brand new X 300 should fit right into your lane. Nearly 100 pounds lighter than its 650cc big brother, the new […]

Off The Line: 2017 Honda CRF250L Rally

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In a world filled with dreams of big adventures, it just might be a wee sized dual sport that could turn those hopes and desires into reality. Hot on the heels of Honda’s new big ADV bike, the CRF1000L Africa Twin, big red has dropped yet another steed into the on/off road motorcycle realm with […]

Head to Head: 1000+CC ADV Bikes For the Road and the Trail

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2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R Base MSRP: $14,699 Engine: 1,050cc, LC8 2-cylinder, V-twin engine, Bore x Stroke: 103mm x 63mm Transmission: 6-speed Fuel Delivery: Keihin EMS with RBW, twin ignition Power: 125 hp/80 ft.-lbs. torque Curb Weight: 492 lbs. Seat Height: 35” Wheels (front/rear): 21”/18” Fuel Capacity:  6 gal. For 2017 KTM replaced its 1190 […]

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. […]