KTM plans 10 new models in 2020

Leaked documents show KTM plans to introduce 10 new models with engines ranging from 125cc to 890cc and an extra electric, according to VisorDown. The image from KTM’s 2020 model plans shows upcoming models as blurred bikes, including the new electric Freeride E AM trials bike. In the 125, 250 and 390 range there is …

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Royal Enfield Himalayan

It’s about the journey, not the destination

(Contributed post for our North American readers) Of course, you have heard this statement before; it’s not the destination, but the journey. Whether you’re a serious adventurer or a more relaxed kind of biker, you can choose the motorcycle trip customized to your level and the type of experience you are looking for. From the …

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Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

Charley and Ewan spotted in Ecuador

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman have been spotted riding their specially equipped Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycles in Ecuador on their Long Way Up adventure. Photographer and tour guide Raphael Erhard (pictured with Ewan and Charley above) says he ran into them while leading a tour for Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental last month. “They were really friendly and curious about what …

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2020 Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Pro

Triumph unveil 2020 Tiger 900 range

Triumph has put more “tiger” into their 2020 Tiger 900 range with 10% more torque, LED lighting, a quickshifter, Brembo brakes, a bigger tank and more electronic aids. They’ve also made the model names more common sense than the Tiger 800 XRX, XCX, XRT and XCA. The new models are: Tiger 900 Rally and Rally …

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2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Suzuki revamps V-Strom range

Suzuki is tipped to unveil a revamped V-Strom range with an updated and maybe bigger engine with a cosmetic makeover to match the reborn Katana. The company’s latest teaser video clearly shows the flagship 1037ccc model in all its glory with a squared LED headlight to reflect the more angular styling of the Katana model. …

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BMW F 850 GS Rallye for NZ GS Trophy

BMW F 850 GS Rallye and R coming?

BMW Motorrad could soon be adding a limited-edition F 850 GS Rallye and an F 850 R production bike to its expanding line-up. The company has prepared a special F 850 GS Rallye for the annual International GS Trophy Oceania competition in February 2020 in New Zealand. While they have been specially prepared for the GS …

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Shinko tyres CFMoto

Shinko 705 Adventure Touring Tyres tested

Shinko tyres review by tyre expert Dale Schmidtchen The standard tyres on our long-term review CFMoto 650 MT have been my only real complaint about the hardy bike which is now coming up to 4000km. It came fitted with Chinese-made Cheng Shin Tire (CST) Adreno radials which worked well on dry sealed roads, but were …

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2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin

Honda Africa Twin CRF1100L unveiled

The worst-kept secret in motorcycling has been confirmed with Honda unveiling the full tech specs for the bigger, narrower and higher-tech Africa Twin CRF1100L at the AIMExpo motorcycle show in Ohio, USA. Of course, the biggest news is that the engine has gone from 998cc to a longer-stroke 1084cc with power up from 70kW to 75kW. All details that …

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