To truly tackle all four seasons of riding, without spending hand over fist for adventure and touring gear, something like the Spidi Armakore and 4Seasons pant should be on your research list.
The 2019 Honda CRF450L looks to be exactly what the editors ordered. Let’s take a look at this all-new model that is based on the all-new Honda CRF450X dirt bike, which itself is based on the latest Honda CRF450R motocrosser!
The four-model line of Husqvarna dual sport motorcycles return for 2019 with a few minor tweaks. The 2019 Husqvarna dual sport motorcycles continue to come in two basic motors—DOHC for the FE 250 and FE 350, and a SOHC powerplant in the FE 450 and FE 501.
Three words: Balance, Stability, and Harmony. The 2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Adventure Sports does not top the performance charts in any single category in its class—it’s not the most powerful, nor the best suspended, nor the most off-road worthy.
To further capitalize on the BMW R 1200 GS' popularity, BMW Motorrad offers a huge selection of aftermarket accessories. The latest is a specially matched lineup of "Edition Black" Original BMW Motorrad Accessories, which includes everything from aluminum luggage to radiator covers.
Regardless of riding decision, I realize more and more it’s not just the style of motorcycling I always crave. Rather, it’s the simple enjoyment of two wheels and the focus on something that points the mind towards something else for a bit. These rides are the ultimate refresher for the mind.
Pam now got her first ride on the KTM Adventure R, which I purchased for serious off-road ADV riding this year now that Pam’s surgeries are done. I thought she was going to hate it due to its tall seating and off-road attitude. I was completely wrong; she absolutely loved it.
2012 Zero Motorcycles Recall: Zero has recalled all 2012 Zero S, Zero DS, and Zero DSP (Police) motorcycles due to possible electrical issues that may cause a fire. The recall affects 218 units.
Bridgestone’s design objective for its all-new Battlax Adventure A41 and Battlax Sport Touring T31 tires is seemingly simple—increase rider feel and confidence without sacrificing wear and durability. We head to Morocco to put both tires to the test across a wide variety of terrain.
This June the 2018 GS Trophy Rally heads to Mongolia where 18 teams will vie for top points - with most of the riders on BMW R 1200 GS Rallye motorcycles. BMW Motorrad has specially prepped exactly 114 of these Rallyes, and they are headed to Mongolia for the sixth BMW GS Trophy.
The ironic thing about Colette Coleman’s new book, Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World—38 Guided Tours from 6 Continents, is that the less likely it is that you will ever be able to do the incredible, far-flung tours she describes, the more you should have the book.
There’s no doubt about it, the 2018 BMW G 310 GS has some serious potential. With great handling characteristics, user-friendly engine, comfortable ergonomics, and ability to tackle a wide variety of situations, the entry-level GS makes an enticing offer.
With an MSRP under $4500, the price point of the 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan is very much in keeping with the company's philosophy of affordable, accessible, and fun. I was definitely having fun with the Himalayan, doing everything from quickly carving through country road hairpins to confidently grabbing air.
For those who do more hot-weather riding, but still want a multi-season three-quarter jacket with waterproofing, Joe Rocket has introduced the Phoenix Ion Summit. The highlights of the sub-$300 jacket are a mesh construction for comfort in hot-weather riding, and a full-sleeve waterproof liner.
For 2018, Royal Enfield has ventured into the popular adventure-touring market. Meet the 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan, which will arrive in North America this April. The bike is equipped with a 411cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces a modest 25 horsepower.