Articles Posted in the " Santa Barbara " Category

  • 2009 KTM 990 Adventure | Review

    2009 KTM 990 Adventure | Review

    990 Adventure

    Over the past decade, there has been much heated banter and verbal sparring among off-road purists aimed at defining and differentiating the "dual sport" and "adventure" motorcycle markets. Seemingly, the goal is to neatly compartmentalize two-wheeled consumers and target them with readymade products that are focused more on showroom emotion than throat-gripping performance.

  • MV Agusta Brutale 910 | Review

    MV Agusta Brutale 910 | Review

    Raw Seduction 

    Because testosterone-fueled monikers like Monster, Firebolt, and Intruder abound, it seems natural that MV Agusta would christen its no-holds-barred machine the Brutale. While first generation Brutales boasted gorgeous design and crisp handling, the 749cc motor came up a bit short on torque and horsepower.