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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.

2017 Yamaha XT250 Review

2017 Yamaha XT250 Review | Satisfying and Practical Motorcycle

The 2017 Yamaha XT250, built on a simple platform that dates back to 1981, is an amazingly satisfying and practical small displacement bike.
2016 Honda CRF250L Test Review - Dual Sport

2016 Honda CRF250L Review | Dual Sport Test

2016 Honda CRF250L Test | Dirt and Pavement Fun The 2016 Honda CRF250L is the smaller, more-modern bike in Honda’s two-model dual sport line-up, and it...
2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT Review

2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 and 1000XT Review | 11 Fast Facts

Rather than reinventing the V-Strom 1000s for 2018, Suzuki wisely settled for refining the Adventure-touring liter-bikes. Meet the 2018 Suzuki V-Strom.
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.
2018 Kawasaki KLX250 for sale

2018 Kawasaki KLX250 Review | 11 Fast Facts

We took the 2018 Kawasaki KLX250 - now finally fuel injected! - out and shredded on the street, and pounded it in the dirt.
2019 Honda CB500X test

2019 Honda CB500X Review (14 Fast Facts)

The 2019 Honda CB500X is Big Red’s sleeper ADV motorcycle—fun, affordably priced, and has chameleon-like versatility. Here's our review.

2016 Honda CB500X Review | Compact-Sized Adventure Bike

2016 Honda CB500X ABS Review | For Commuting and Touring After delivering the same reliable, uncomplicated, mid-size adventure bike since its debut in 2013, the 2016 Honda...
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.
2016 Honda VFR1200X Sport

2016 Honda VFR1200X Review | 13 Fast Facts

2016 Honda VFR1200X Review | First Ride The 2016 Honda VFR1200X, an adventure-styled motorcycle, joins the Honda adventure family in America, comprised of the CB500X,...
2017 Ducati Multistrada 950 review

2017 Ducati Multistrada 950 Review | Enduro Pro Mod

My initial thought when I saw the specs for the 2017 Ducati Multistrada 950 was “Why?” However, after riding this modified version, I found out exactly why.

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Review: New Dual-Sport (14 Fast Facts)

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Review: On- and Off-Road Test In the shadow of the loss of the venerable KLR650 from its dual sport lineup, Kawasaki has brought...
Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT Adventure is a great tourer

2019 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT Adventure Review (16 Fast Facts)

There have been many different versions of the V-Strom, and the latest 2019 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT Adventure is the best one.
2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S for sale

2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S Review (10 Fast Facts)

You can put on serious miles on the 2018 KTM Super Adventure S without worry or fatigue, and that’s exactly what a do-all sport-ADV-tourer should do.
Honda NC750X DCT ABS for sale

Honda NC750X DCT ABS Review – Accessorized ADV

Honda NC750X DCT ABS: Commuting, Touring Special Nicely positioned for the average rider, the NC750X is Honda’s mid-size ADV motorcycle, targeted for weekday commuter duties...
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.