Adventure / Dual-Sport

All news on Adventure Motorcycles and Dual-Sports, from the latest ADV gear and parts to dual-sport motorcycle tours across the world.

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2020 KTM 390 Adventure First Look (10 Fast Facts)

Austria enters the lightweight ADV segment with the 2020 KTM 390 Adventure, which uses the 390 Duke's engine, and styling from its older ADV sibling.
2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT - Yellow

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 Lineup First Look (12 Fast Facts)

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050, V-Strom 1050XT, and V-Strom 1050XT Adventure First Look Before we even get started, we will let the cat out of the...
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2020 Cake Kalk& First Look: Electric Dual Sport Motorcycle

The level of innovation in the electric motorcycle sector is impressive, and the 2020 Cake Kalk& (yes, it has an ampersand in its name) is head-turning.
Lieback’s Lounge: Ghost Eyes, Wet Leaves, and Night Riding Romance

Lieback’s Lounge: Ghost Eyes, Wet Leaves, and Night Riding Romance

Lieback’s Lounge: November 2019 Many East Coast riders have already put their motorcycles to sleep. The main attributes of such a horrific act are the...
2019 BMW R1250GS off-road review

2019 BMW R 1250 GS Test: Long-Term Review

The Swiss Army Knife of Motorcycles. The BMW GS boxers go by many affectionate moniker - they simply do it all. Here's our 2019 BMW R 1250 GS test.

2019 Suzuki DR650S Review: Lowered Dual Sport Motorcycle

2019 Suzuki DR650S Review: Lowered, and Dirt and Street Tested I love me a single. There’s nothing quite like the satisfying, secure pull of all that...
Honda Recalls 2019 CRF450L Due to Horn Bracket Defect

Honda Recalls 2019 CRF450L Due to Horn Bracket Defect

Honda has recalled 4,348 of its 2019 CRF450L motorcycles due to a possible horn-bracket defect.
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Dunlop Trailmax Mission Review: 50/50 ADV Motorcycle Tire

the Dunlop Trailmax Mission is more like a 90/60 tire, giving 90 percent performance on the street and 60 percent on the dirt. Here's our review.
2020 Africa Twin 1100

2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin First Look: 15 Fast Facts (Larger & Lighter)

Meet the 2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin. As the name says, the engine grows to 1100cc. Honda has also updated the electronics. Here's a first look.

Shinko Mobber Tires First Look: For the Grom, Z125, and TNT 135

Shinko Mobber Tires First Look: Small-Bore Dual-Sport Rubber For owners of the Honda Grom, Kawasaki Z125 Pro, and Benelli TNT 135, there’s a new DOT-legal knobby...
Gaerne Stelvio Aquatech motorcycle boots review - side

Gaerne Stelvio Aquatech Adventure Motorcycle Boots Review

Gaerne Stelvio Aquatech Boot Review: Tested On- and Off-road Every ADV rider has a unique balance of protection and comfort in footwear. When you're riding an...
BMW G 310 GS, G 310 R and C 400 X Recalls (Brakes May Stick)

BMW G 310 GS, G 310 R and C 400 X Recalls (Brakes May...

BMW Motorcycle and Scooter Recalls BMW of North America has recalled certain model 2018-2020 G 310 GS and 2017-2020 G 310 R motorcycles, and 2019...
2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure First Look (9 Fast Facts)

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure Preview There’s a new wrinkle in the Suzuki ADV lineup—the 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure. As the name indicates, the...
2019 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Touring Review - Touring

2019 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Touring Review (9 Fast Facts)

2019 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Touring: One For the Road Suzuki has taken the adventure-minded V-Strom 650XT (read the full test here) and added a few travel...
BMW F 850 GS

BMW X7 Pick-up Truck First Look: Motorcycle Hauler

BMW X7 Pick-up Truck Concept Vehicle: Fully Functional If you’re tired of suffering the indignity of hauling your BMW motorcycle around in the bed of...