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NEW FROM GUZZI, URAL, TRIUMPH & MORE: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach this weekend presented the perfect opportunity to go adventure-bike spotting. All of the motocross bikes for 2019 have long since been announced, but this is right in the middle of street-bike introduction season, and that means that companies that only dabble in the dirt are showing their […]

HONDA CRF450L RALLY CONCEPT BIKE: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

  Among the bikes that were displayed at the 2018 EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, Italy this week was a Honda CRF450L Rally  concept bike. Milan is often where a manufacturer will float ideas for future production bikes to gauge public reaction. The European press was very excited over the idea of a bigger version […]

NEW ADVENTURE BIKES FROM KTM, HONDA & KAWASAKI REVEALED

The EICMA show in Milan, Italy is the biggest motorcycle show in the world, and it’s in full swing this week. KTM, Honda and Kawasaki have revealed changes in their adventure bike offerings already. The following press releases are directly from those manufacturers. KTM 790 ADVENTURE AND KTM 790 ADVENTURE R REVEALED AS 2019 MODEL […]

FIRST LOOK–2019 DUCATI 1260 ENDURO: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Ducati recently held an introduction in Italy for the 2019 Multistrada 1260 Enduro. This is the latest model in the Multistrada line and marks the company’s most serious effort as far as off-road capabilities. The 1262cc Testastretta L-Twin motor was released in the standard Multistrada mid-year in 2018, and it features Ducati Variable Valve Timing. […]

BMW R1250GS COMES TO THE U.S.

BMW just announced that the R1250GS will be coming to the U.S. A month ago, there was a similar announcement for the European market. Click here for the Euro BMW R1200GS announcement.  The following is the official U.S. press release. With an extensively enhanced boxer engine, the new R 1250 GS and R 1250 RT […]

SUZUKI’S 2019 V-STROM 1000, 650: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Suzuki announced an expanded range of 2019 V-Strom models today.  In addition to the standard and XT versions, there’s a new V-Strom 1000XT Adventure and a V-Strom 650XT Touring, both with extensive updates and added features. Here’s what Suzuki had to say in its official press release. 2019 Suzuki V-Strom Models Suzuki’s V-Strom models are […]

2019 BMW R1250GS: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Earlier this week, BMW hosted the introduction of the 2019 R1250GS at a European press event. The new bike is slated to replace the R1200GS as the flagship for BMW’s adventure bike line. The centerpiece of the bike is a new 1254cc motor with variable valve timing, a technology that BMW calls “ShiftCam.” The motor […]

APRILIA CAPONORD 1200 RALLY| ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

Aprilia’s Caponord Rally 1200 ABS is wrapped around its 1197cc, 90-degree, V-twin motor that produces 125 horsepower. The Caponord Rally has three tiers of traction control and three power modes, as well as ABS that can be manipulated by the rider. Aprilia fits the Caponord 1200 with ADD, a semi-active Sachs suspension system that automatically […]

ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT| DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1200 ENDURO PRO

Ducati’s Multistrada 1200 Enduro Pro produces 152 horsepower and features vehicle hold control, traction control, Ducati’s safety pack (cornering ABS/DTC) and wheelie control. It has a 19-inch front wheel, a double-sided swingarm and increased suspension travel via DSS (Ducati Skyhook Suspension) Evolution, which is based on a 48mm fork and a Sachs rear shock. The […]

ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT| ALL NEW HARLEY-DAVIDSON PAN AMERICA

Harley-Davidson recently announced an all new adventure touring motorcycle, this will be a first for the company. The 1250cc Pan America will be available in 2020 and will be the first Harley made for on or off-road riding. The new Harley Adventure bike has a unique look with its classic Harley styling. We are very […]

ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT: KTM 690 ENDURO R

The KTM 690 Enduro R has strong roots in both the dual-sport world and the ADV arena. It’s a stripped-down adventure bike and has an impressive single-cylinder powerplant. The six-speeder is fit with a slipper clutch and features a twin-plug ignition and Ride-by-Wire technology. It comes fit with quality WP suspension, and although it’s a […]

ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT| DUCATI SCRAMBLER DESERT SLED

The Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled is a throwback machine. They call it the Desert Sled, but this baby would be a handful on a hard-packed dirt road. The basic machine is a stripped-down, 803cc V-twin with a higher seat, a reinforced frame, adjustable suspension, engine armor and Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR tires. The design team […]