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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.

Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike: Off-Road Review

Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike: Off-Road Review

I rode the Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike 1120 miles from Los Angeles to Portland so I could ride the forest roads...
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Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike: 1120 Miles in 3 Days Shakedown Ride

“Neil, the good news is the bike is ready, but you have to pick it up in Los Angeles.” I heard that as “Fun...

2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure Review (19 Fast Facts)

After dropping it from the lineup for three model years, Kawasaki brings back the wildly popular KLR650 for 2022. Kawasaki introduced the KLR650 in...

27th Big Bear Run Report: 2021 Kawasaki KLX300 Dual Sport Ride

The North American Dual-Sport Rider (Equitem ludo dual) is one of the most varied and resilient creatures in the motorcycle kingdom. Periodically, they migrate...

2021 Benelli TRK502 vs. Honda CB500X ABS Comparison: ADV Touring

Our comparison stories are usually straightforward. We take two motorcycles that oppose each other in the marketplace and explain to our readers which one...

2021 Honda CRF300L Review (14 Dual-Sport Fast Facts)

We have been waiting impatiently for this motorcycle since 2015. That’s when the Honda CBR250R was bumped up to the 300 class and joined...

2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special Review (24 Fast Facts)

Slicing through a dry desert sand wash, I’m thoroughly enjoying throwing plumes of dust and rocks in my wake as the Harley-Davidson beneath me...

2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC Review (Tested on Street and Dirt)

Certain motorcycles capture your imagination with styling and remind you that, for many of us, motorcycle riding is about fun above all else. The...

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...