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Adventure Touring continues to grow stronger than ever due to the diversity of riding conditions, from off-road to street. Here’s you’ll find our ADV motorcycle reviews, from the venerable BMW R 1200 GS to the Suzuki V-Strom to the KTM 1090 Adventure R.

2021 Kawasaki KLX300 Review (11 Fast Facts For Dual Sport Riding)

Last year Kawasaki brought the off-road-only KLX300R back to the market, which we have reviewed. This year, Kawasaki has upgraded the long-running KLX250 dual-sport...

2021 Honda CRF450RL Review: Dual-Sport Motorcycle Test

This 2021 Honda CRF450RL review is a bit different from our usual new-motorcycle reviews. It requires a bit of background, so stick with us...

Dunlop K950 Motorcycle Tire First Look: Trials Pattern For Dual-Sport

Motorcycle riders dating back to the 1970s will recall that Japanese dual-sport bikes were routinely shod with block-pattern tires designed for observed trials motorcycles....

2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S Review: Style, Sophistication, Performance

Fundamental to the Ducati story is the experience one has when riding any of their motorcycles. It would be hard to argue that you...

2020 KTM 350 EXC-F Long Term Test: For Family and Friends

As a motorcyclist, nothing is more enjoyable than exploring every aspect of the machine and our chosen sport it embraces. Just going out on...

2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Review (13 Fast Facts)

Marketing is a funny thing. Usually, manufacturers exaggerate the displacement in model names—even if only by a little bit. However, in the case of...

2021 Benelli TRK502 Review (15 Fast Facts for Sport-Touring)

Last month we tested the 2021 Benelli TRK502X adventure motorcycle and came away impressed. At first glance, the standard TRK502 doesn’t seem that much...

2020 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES DCT Review (18 Fast Facts)

This year Honda has pumped up the power for the Africa Twin platform, along with other changes to the line. 2020 is the debut...

2021 Benelli TRK502X Review (14 Fast Facts for Adventure Touring)

The 2021 Benelli TRK502X is bringing mid-size adventure to the motorcycle market at an attractive price. At $6399, the 500cc twin is $500 more...

2021 Honda Trail 125 Review (17 Fast Facts On- and Off-Road)

Honda continues to mine its archives for fun, approachable, small-displacement motorcycles with the release of their cool-as-a-Swiss-army-knife 2021 Honda Trail 125 ABS. This is...

2020 Yamaha Super Ténéré 1200 ES Adventure-Touring Test

The Yamaha Super Ténéré story begins with the TT500 off-road enduro machine released in 1975, and the XT500 dual-sport model the following year. These...

2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Review: 600 Miles of Smiles

There are several great bikes in the sport-adventure, ADV-style category, and the 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S fits squarely within the type and does...

2020 BMW S 1000 XR Review (25 Fast Facts for ADV/Sport/Touring)

Dubbed an Adventure Sport by BMW, the S 1000 XR was the Germany manufacturer’s answer in 2015 to Ducati’s game-changing Multistrada, and it has...

2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Review: Worth The Wait

At long last, it has arrived in the United States – the much-anticipated 2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700. The T7 concept was debuted in 2016,...

2020 KTM 350 EXC-F Review (12 Fast Facts): Dirty Dual Sport

On a seemingly relentless quest of continuous improvement, the 2020 KTM 350 EXC-F is a nearly all-new motorcycle this year with a fresh chassis...