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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.

2020 Ténéré 700 review

2020 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Review (31 Fast Facts)

After more than 300 miles of riding Spain’s Catalan countryside, we provide a first-ride review of the Euro-spec version of the 2020 Yamaha Ténéré 700.
Moto Guzzi V85 TT Test - Right sweeper

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure and V85 TT Test: ADV in Sardinia

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure and V85 TT Test: Tectonic Shift A stone’s throw away from the shores of Lake Como sits Moto Guzzi’s...
2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure Review - lean action

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure and V85 TT Review (22 Fast Facts)

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure and V85 TT Review: We put Moto Guzzi's two new retro ADV motorcycles to the test on the Italian island of Sardinia.
2019 KTM 790 Adventure wheelie

2019 KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R Review (21 Fast Facts)

Here are the 21 fast facts that you need to know about the all-new duo - the 2019 KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R - that we tested in Morocco.
2019 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Review - desert town

2019 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Review (16 Fast Facts)

2019 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Review w/ HP Style and Premium Package Enjoying a bump in displacement for 2019, the flagship GS Adventure is...
2019 Ducati Multistrada 950 S Review - right front action

2019 Ducati Multistrada 950 S Review (22 Fast Facts)

2019 Ducati Multistrada 950 S Review: Personalized ADV Motorcycle As Ducati works to expand its public persona to include motorcycles for travel, rather than strictly performance...
2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE off-road testing

2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE Review (20 Fast Facts)

The 2019 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE took a beating on the road and off – leaving me impressed and effectively raising the bar for the scrambler segment.
Moto Guzzi V85 TT for sale

2019 Moto Guzzi V85 TT First Look (13 Fast Facts)

Moto Guzzi confirmed Friday at Germany's Intermot show that the bike - now named the V85 TT - will arrive worldwide in 2019.
2019 BMW F 850 GS price

2019 BMW F 850 GS First Ride Review (20 Fast Facts)

2019 BMW F 850 GS Review Following a decade as the lead player in BMW’s mid-weight adventure touring platform, the parallel-twin F GS line gets...
2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro on road

2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro Test | Conservative Maniac

Most young men dream of wild erotic European getaways with multiple women, endless booze and tasty foods. I dream of the Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro.
2019 Honda CRF450X Review- power slide

2019 Honda CRF450X Review (19 Fast Facts)

2019 Honda CRF450X Review: EFI is Here! Returning for 2019 to the revised CRF family after a year off, the all-new 2019 Honda CRF450X assumes...
2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro jumping

2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro First Ride Review (18 Fast Facts)

We head to Ducati's homeland to review the new 2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro, which has greatly improved over the 1200 Enduro - especially off road.
2019 Honda CRF450L price

2019 Honda CRF450L Review + Video (24 Fast Facts)

The beauty of the 2019 Honda CRF450L is that it is legal and performs at a high-level on- and off-road in stock trim, something others can't do.
BMW R 1200 GS Autonomous Motorcycle in action

BMW Motorcycles’s 1st Autonomous Motorcycle in Action: R 1200 GS (Video)

BMW has once again broken the status quo by demonstrating its first fully autonomous motorcycle, an R 1200 GS, during BMW Motorrad Techday 2018.
2018 BMW R 1200 GS seat height

2018 BMW R 1200 GS Review (Owner’s Perspective)

I've owned a few different ADV bikes over the past five years, but for some reason not a BMW R 1200 GS. That changed in 2018. Here's my review.