2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Updated Honda Africa Twin price hike

Honda Motorcycles Australia says it is “pleased to announce the pricing for the anticipated 2018 Africa Twin variants”, however there is nothing pleasing about the price hike on the big adventure motorcycles. The Africa Twin CRF100L has been updated with Throttle By Wire engine management with four riding modes, expanded seven-stage Honda Selectable Torque Control …

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2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 XRt and XCx

Upgraded Triumph Tiger costs more

The 2018 Triumph Tiger 1200 has more than 100 upgrades and a 10kg saving, but it will cost between $2400 and $2600 more. Now called the Tiger 1200, dropping the Explorer from the name, the new bikes arrive in Australia from February. The XRx will be $24,200 (previously $22,700), the XCx is $25,600 (was $24,200), …

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SWM Superdual X

SWM adds two Superdual thumper models

Revived Italian motorcycle manufacturer SWM is adding two new models to its 600cc Superdual adventure thumper. The Superdual X features 21/18-inch wheels instead of the 19/17-inch combination of the standard model. Those wheels are fitted with Metzeler Sahara 3 tyres for hardcore adventure and the bike has switchable ABS. It arrives later this month at …

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SWM Superdual

SWM adds Superdual adventurer

Revived Italian motorcycle manufacturer SWM will enter the growing mid-sized adventure bike market with the arrival of the Superdual this month (May 2017). A pre-production model was displayed at the 2016 Moto Expo in Melbourne and SWM Australia spokesman Stephen “Tuffy” Tuff says it attracted a lot of interest. It arrives in the next few …

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CFMoto 650MT

CFMoto 650MT adventurer coming

It’s taken more than three years, but CFMoto is finally releasing its 650MT adventure tourer in Australia at a bargain price. CFMoto Australia is offering the bike from launch in mid-May until end of July 2017 at a $500 discount on the ride-away price. The bike comes in two models: $6990 ride away for the …

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2017 KTM Super Adventure 1290R

2017 KTM Adventure models arrive

KTM Australia has announced pricing and arrival schedules for the new KTM Adventure 1090R, and Super Adventure 1290S and 1290R (pictured above). Unveiled at the INTERMOT show in Cologne, the bikes will arrive here in the first week of May. The road-biased Super Adventure 1290S will cost $23,995 (+ ORC ), while the off-road biased Super Adventure 1290R …

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Kawasaki Versys-X 300 available light bulb

Kawasaki baby adventurer available

The adventure market is opening up to novice riders now that the learner-approved Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is available in the Australian market. It will be available in candy lime green and metallic carbon grey or metallic graphite grey and flat ebony for $6399 (plus on-road costs). The new breed of baby adventurers to hit the market also includes …

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