This & That: 2018 Kawasaki (Digital camo edition)

If You Ride This: 2018 Kawasaki (Digital camo edition) After missing from its lineup for several years Kawasaki has re-released the KLX 250 into the wild of the dual sport world—this time sporting modern technology in the form of Kawi’s Digital Fuel Injection (DFI). Gone is the Keihin CVK34 carb and in its place is […]

2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S

super adventure s

UNMATCHED SPORTINESS WITH UNRIVALLED PERFORMANCE The KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE S is all set to raise the bar of what is possible for travel enduros on asphalt once again – and by a huge amount. At 160 hp (118 kW), with WP semi-active suspension and motorcycle stability control (MSC), it has everything needed to eclipse […]


KTM 790 DUKE 2018_Action 02

PRESS RELEASE: (MURRIETA, Calif.) – Exciting news came today from the EICMA tradeshow in Milan, Italy as KTM unveiled its all-new, production-ready (EU) KTM 790 DUKE, along with a KTM 790 ADVENTURE R prototype, cuing up how the Austrian brand’s model lineup will further expand thanks to a completely new engine generation with its 799cc […]

American Honda to Offer 2018 NC750X

2017 Honda NC750X (European model shown)

PRESS RELEASE: Nov 6, 2017 – (TORRANCE, Calif.) American Honda announced today that its midsize adventure-touring machine—long heralded as the ultimate commuting motorcycle—gets a number of important updates for 2018, enabling sportier performance while retaining the practical, utilitarian attributes for which it is known. The new NC750X will initially be offered in Europe in early 2018, […]

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


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


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


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


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

2017 Honda Africa Twin

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


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 […]