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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.

Overland Expo Yamaha Ténéré 700 Review [Yellowstone Tested]

The motorcycle community is tight-knit—one of the things I really like about being a motorcycle rider. Earlier this year, I met a moto rider...
2023 Zero DSR/X Review: Ground Clearance

2023 Zero DSR/X Review [Electric Adventure Motorcycle]

The call of the great outdoors is strong these days, especially in a motorcycle market embracing all things adventure. Offerings run the gamut from...
2023 Royal Enfield Scram 411 Test: Urban Scrambler

2023 Royal Enfield Scram 411 Test [First Ride In Wisconsin]

Over the years, there has been the philosophy in the motorcycle industry that “more is better.” The proof of that has been particularly noticeable...

2022 Honda Africa Twin Review [A Personal Adventure Bike Test]

They say age is just a number, but tell that to my hip, which decided that my “active lifestyle” was too much and has...

BMW G 310 GS Review: 40 Years GS Edition Urban Adventure Motorcycle

One of the rewarding aspects of my job is letting a motorcycle reveal itself to me. Some motorcycles are narrowly focused, making my job...

2022 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT vs. Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Comparison

The Kawasaki Versys 650 LT has been a mainstay in the lightweight adventure-touring motorcycle division, and now it has a direct competitor—the new Triumph...

2022 Ducati Scrambler Icon Dark Review [10 Fast Facts]

It’s been boomtown in Bologna ever since Ducati unveiled its Scrambler family of motorcycles, with its numbers growing to fill plenty of niches in...

2022 Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure Test: Southwest Tour Ride

When Ultimate Motorcycling Editor Don Williams is given an invitation to a bike introduction, he instinctively knows who to give the task to. In...

2022 Honda CB500X Review [16 Fast Facts: Adventure Motorcycle]

The Honda CB500X returns for its 10th year of duty with several updates to further polish the well-dialed mid-sized all ’rounder. The adventurous personality...

BMW R nineT Urban G/S 40 Years of GS Edition Review

BMW can be an intriguing combination of marketing, history, and engineering. That all comes together in the BMW R nineT Urban G/S 40 Years...

2021 Honda CRF300L Rally Test: LA-Barstow to Vegas Ride and More

When Honda updated the CRF300L Rally for 2021, it seemed like the perfect bike for the iconic LA-Barstow to Vegas ride, part of the...

2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 Rally Pro Review [20 Fast Facts]

I had given up motorcycling for a time; work, family, and a variety of things all conspired to pull me away, but deep inside,...

2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 GT Pro Review [18 Fast Facts]

As I watch the car in front of me doing 360s on the highway at 60 mph, I quickly realize that my two-wheeled vehicle...

2022 Husqvarna FE 350s Review [Dual Sport Motorcycle Test]

The 2022 Husqvarna FE 350s is the recipient of a few changes this year, including hardware and suspension updates. They don’t change the character...

2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Review [18 Fast Facts For Sport + Touring]

Adventure styling with a focus on sport-touring brought to the middleweight category—that is the goal of the new 2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660. With...