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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…
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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…
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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…
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HUSQVARNA 701 ENDURO DUAL SPORT SPOTLIGHT

The Husky 701 is very dirt-oriented and features a single overhead cam with a two-spark-plug ignition and a slipper clutch. The 701 puts out 74 horsepower and uses a WP 4CS fork with just under 11 inches of travel and a WP linkage rear…
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THE TIMELESS HONDA XR650L DUAL SPORT BIKE

This machine still has a solid footprint in the ADV world. It’s virtually unchanged since the early ’90s, and the suspension is still surprisingly good on the trail. The ergonomics are dated, but the bike works well and has electric start.…
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A NEW KTM 390 ADVENTURE BIKE?

Sources in India report that KTM is getting ready to launch their 390 Adventure machine in Europe, sometime in 2019. It is based around the very popular Duke 390 platform, which is made in India and priced competitively.
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BMW R1200 GS: ADVENTURE BIKE SPOTLIGHT

This is the Queen Mary of the adventure world and BMW’s ADV line. The powerplant of the 1200GSA is a twin-cam, liquid-cooled boxer motor. Its electronics are advanced, including ABS at the base level and two standard ride modes—Rain and…
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