2016 Ducati 1200 Multistrada Enduro

2016 Ducati Multistrada Enduro review

The Multistrada Enduro is Ducati’s globetrotter, a bike built to go anywhere and everywhere with all the supplies you need and maybe even a pillion. It’s a big ask, and one that has to be tested. Click on the following videos for Mick Matheson‘s review of the all-roads tourer. OVERVIEW We loaded up the Ducati, two-up, …

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KTM adds more adventure models

KTM has unveiled its expanded adventure range with two new 1290 Super Adventure models and two new entry level 1090 Adventure models at the INTERMOT show in Cologne. The Super Adventure S is road-biased, while the Super Adventure R is off-road biased and similarly the 1090 Adventure is road oriented while the 1090 R is …

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What's the best adventure bike

What’s the best adventure bike?

The adventure bike market has exploded since Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman rode around the world on 1150cc juggernauts across rivers, down highways and through sand, mud and gravel. Today there are adventure bikes from 500cc with nothing more advanced than electric start through to 1200cc with more electronic gadgets than James Bond and Maxwell …

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Laura Csortan and Christophe Barriere-Varju in "Riding Morocco: Chasing the Dakar” on TV

Dakar racer reviews Honda Africa Twin

Four-time Dakar racer Christophe Barriere-Varju has road tested the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin in the toughest of conditions in Morocco and declared “anyone car ride that bike, cruising or fast”. Christophe rode the bike with off-road novice and Australian fashion model Laura Csortan for a National Geographic Channel show, “Riding Morocco: Chasing the Dakar”, which …

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SWM R 650 R dual sport motorcycle

SWM RS650R dual sport bike is top value

You get a lot of bike for your money with the Italian Speedy Working Motors (SWM) RS 650 R dual sport machine. At only $8999, it comes with some exotic features such as Marzocchi forks, Sachs rear shock, Brembo hydraulic brakes, GET ignition, comprehensive instrumentation and Mikuni throttle body feeding the 600cc liquid-cooled engine that …

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DUCATI MULTISTRADA 1200 ENDURO record

Ducati Multistrada Enduro goes off road

Ducati has started featuring videos of the coming Multistrada 1200 Enduro in action to prove it is as capable off road as the formidable BMW R 1200 GS. The Enduro is one two new models which Ducati CEO Claudio Domenicali says represent “a major departure for our brand”. The other is the belt-drive, forward-control XDiavel. …

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SWM 650R

Italian SWM returns with adventure

Italian dirt bike manufacturer Speedy Working Motors (SWM) is returning to Australia. The first model in the range to be released here will be the RS650R adventure bike. The 2016 range also includes the RS300R and RS500R enduros, SM500R and SM650R supermoto, the Silver Vase 440 scrambler and the Gran Milano 440 roadster, powered by …

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Triumph Explorer XCA offers

Triumph Tiger Explorer goes hi-tech

Triumph Motorcycles has expanded its 1200 Tiger Explorer fleet to six and thrown a heap of electronic gizmos at them to keep pace with the hi-tech adventure bike sector. The road-oriented Explorer XR, XRx and XRt, and the off-road biased Explorer XC, XCx and XCa have been unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. However, in a nod …

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