Adventure / Dual Sport Motorcycle Reviews

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 Triumph Street Scrambler

2017 Triumph Street Scrambler First Ride Test | 11 Fast Facts

The 2017 Triumph Street Scrambler proved itself as the top player in the scrambler genre--something we found out quickly during the bike's launch in Spain.
Kawasaki KLR650 for sale

2013 Kawasaki KLR650 Review | MacGyver Approved

Kawasaki KLR650 Review Every time the theme for MacGyver plays in my head, three things come to mind - a Swiss Army Knife, a Jeep...

2009 Benelli Tre-K Amazonas and Moto Guzzi Stelvio Comparison

Adventure Motorcycle Comparision

There is something redundant about the term "adventure bike". In my experience, all motorcycles and all my rides are adventures of one sort or another. Whether it is the call of the wide-open highway, a serpentine canyon road, or a commute through town to work, every excursion turns out to be something of an adventure.

Honda Africa Twin DCT vs. KTM 1190 Adventure | Comparison Review

Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin DCT vs. KTM 1190 Adventure Ride Comparison As a remote staff member based in Texas, whenever I get a chance to ride with...
2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review

2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review | Mastodon Evolution

2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review Backcountry exploration takes on a whole new meaning when 125 horsepower and 400 miles of range are available to facilitate...
2016 KTM 1190 Adventure PCH Cabrillo Highway

2016 KTM 1190 Adventure Review | Taking In Cabrillo Highway

The 2016 KTM 1190 Adventure seemed like the perfect choice for a trip up the Cabrillo Highway, but I initially had some reservations.
2015 Yamaha FJ-09 Test | Love at First Twist

2015 Yamaha FJ-09 Test | Love at First Twist

Yamaha’s new FJ-09 is a natural evolution of the company’s highly rated sibling and its best-seller last year, the FZ-09. Given the riding public’s...

2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure | Review

2014 BMW F 800 GS Adventure Test Based on the existing BMW F 800 GS platform, the new 2014 Adventure edition turns the pavement-oriented base...
2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT touring

2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT Test | Adventure Tour

2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000XT Touring Test Coming from a world of dual sport riding and rally racing, I personally seek motorcycles leaning toward the dirt....
2017 Yamaha SCR950 - street

2017 Yamaha SCR950 First Ride Review | 9 Fast Facts

2017 Yamaha SCR950 First Ride Review - So it is a cruiser in scrambler clothing? In many ways, yes. Did I have a massive amount of fun? Indeed.
2016 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally | Weekend Review

2016 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally | Weekend Review

2016 Aprilia Caponord 1200 ABS Rally Test My gang's annual Death Valley trip is coming up, and I decided to ride the Aprilia Caponord 1200...
2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin wheelie

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Review | First Ride

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Review It’s been a very long wait, but Honda has finally reentered the full-size Adventure motorcycling segment with the unveiling...
2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Test - ADV

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS Review | Stripped Down

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS | Back To Basics As a journalist, it pains me to type the words “less is more,” but in the case...
2016 Ducati Multistrada Enduro MSRP

2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Review

Built upon the solid-base of Ducati's tried and true Multistrada platform that was introduced in 2003 with the 1000DS, the Enduro stands as a testament to technological sophistication
2014 Kawasaki KLX250S

2014 Kawasaki KLX250S Test | Dual Sport Review

2014 Kawasaki KLX250S Dual Sport Motorcycle Test The 2014 Kawasaki KLX250S sits right in the middle of the popular and practical 250 dual-sport class in...