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2019 Husqvarna FE 501

2019 Husqvarna Dual Sport Motorcycles First Look: FE 250 to FE 501

The four-model line of Husqvarna dual sport motorcycles return for 2019 with a few minor tweaks. The 2019 Husqvarna dual sport motorcycles continue to come in two basic motors—DOHC for the FE 250 and FE 350, and a SOHC powerplant in the FE 450 and FE 501.
2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Adventure Sports DCT for sale

2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Adventure Sports DCT Review | 13 Fast Facts

Three words: Balance, Stability, and Harmony. The 2018 Honda CRF1000L2 Africa Twin Adventure Sports does not top the performance charts in any single category in its class—it’s not the most powerful, nor the best suspended, nor the most off-road worthy.
BMW R 1200 GS Edition Black prices

BMW R 1200 GS Edition Black | Create a Dark Touring Enduro

To further capitalize on the BMW R 1200 GS' popularity, BMW Motorrad offers a huge selection of aftermarket accessories. The latest is a specially matched lineup of "Edition Black" Original BMW Motorrad Accessories, which includes everything from aluminum luggage to radiator covers.
Ducati 1198 NYST Lieback

Lieback’s Lounge: Struggling With Diversity—For Motorcycles, That Is

Regardless of riding decision, I realize more and more it’s not just the style of motorcycling I always crave. Rather, it’s the simple enjoyment of two wheels and the focus on something that points the mind towards something else for a bit. These rides are the ultimate refresher for the mind.
Lieback's Lounge April 2018: KTM Passenger Comfort Suprise

Lieback’s Lounge: KTM Passenger Comfort Surprise

Pam now got her first ride on the KTM Adventure R, which I purchased for serious off-road ADV riding this year now that Pam’s surgeries are done. I thought she was going to hate it due to its tall seating and off-road attitude. I was completely wrong; she absolutely loved it.
2012 Zero S Recall

2012 Zero Motorcycles Recall: 218 Models Recalled for Potential Short & Fire

2012 Zero Motorcycles Recall: Zero has recalled all 2012 Zero S, Zero DS, and Zero DSP (Police) motorcycles due to possible electrical issues that may cause a fire. The recall affects 218 units.
Bridgestone Battlax Adventure A41 review KTM 1090 Adventure R

Bridgestone Battlax Adventure A41 and Sport Touring T31 Tires: Review

Bridgestone’s design objective for its all-new Battlax Adventure A41 and Battlax Sport Touring T31 tires is seemingly simple—increase rider feel and confidence without sacrificing wear and durability. We head to Morocco to put both tires to the test across a wide variety of terrain.
BMW R 1200 GS Rallye Trophy

BMW R 1200 GS Rallye Set for 2018 BMW GS Trophy | Motorcycle Profile

This June the 2018 GS Trophy Rally heads to Mongolia where 18 teams will vie for top points - with most of the riders on BMW R 1200 GS Rallye motorcycles. BMW Motorrad has specially prepped exactly 114 of these Rallyes, and they are headed to Mongolia for the sixth BMW GS Trophy.
Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World | Book Review

Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World | Rider’s Library Book Review

The ironic thing about Colette Coleman’s new book, Magnificent Motorcycle Trips of the World—38 Guided Tours from 6 Continents, is that the less likely it is that you will ever be able to do the incredible, far-flung tours she describes, the more you should have the book.
2018 BMW G 310 GS for sale

2018 BMW G 310 GS Review | 21 Fast Facts

There’s no doubt about it, the 2018 BMW G 310 GS has some serious potential. With great handling characteristics, user-friendly engine, comfortable ergonomics, and ability to tackle a wide variety of situations, the entry-level GS makes an enticing offer.
2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan review

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan Adventure Motorcycle Review | 13 Fast Facts

With an MSRP under $4500, the price point of the 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan is very much in keeping with the company's philosophy of affordable, accessible, and fun. I was definitely having fun with the Himalayan, doing everything from quickly carving through country road hairpins to confidently grabbing air.
Joe Rocket Phoenix Ion Summit Jacket

Joe Rocket Phoenix Ion Summit Jacket Released: 3/4 Touring Comfort

For those who do more hot-weather riding, but still want a multi-season three-quarter jacket with waterproofing, Joe Rocket has introduced the Phoenix Ion Summit. The highlights of the sub-$300 jacket are a mesh construction for comfort in hot-weather riding, and a full-sleeve waterproof liner.
2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan adventure touring

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan First Look | ADV Touring Under $4500

For 2018, Royal Enfield has ventured into the popular adventure-touring market. Meet the 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan, which will arrive in North America this April. The bike is equipped with a 411cc single-cylinder, air-cooled engine that produces a modest 25 horsepower.
KTm 1190 Adventure R comes home

Lieback’s Lounge: The Year of the Orange (KTM 1190 Adventure R Comes Home)

For most performance-hungry motorcyclists, the Year of the Orange can mean only one thing—KTM.
KTM 450 Rally pilot Matthias Walkner at 2018 Dakar Rally

2018 Dakar Rally Motorcycle Results: KTM Wins 17 Straight (Best of Bikes Video)

For the 17th-straight time, KTM has claimed victory at the Dakar Rally. Matthias Walkner won his debut Dakar Rally in 2018 aboard the KTM 450 Rally.

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