Kawasaki Versys-X 300 available

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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Yamaha T7 Tenere

Midweight Yamaha Ténéré for tragics?

Yamaha is reportedly working on a midweight Ténéré adventure bike powered by MT-09 849cc inline three-cylinder liquid-cooled engine. Advrider website is reporting the midweight Yamaha would basically be a more dirt-oriented version of the MT-09 Tracer. The report is a departure to what has been expected from Yamaha after it revealed the T7 Ténéré concept (pictured …

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KTM 790 Duke and Adventure coming

KTM launched the 790 Duke Prototype at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan and has now produced a great video of the bike in action. Meanwhile, an adventure model with the same twin-cylinder engine looks like it will also be coming. UK magazine MCN has released a spy shot of the adventure model in testing …

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Compass Expeditions tours screened on TV

Compass Expeditions tours screened on TV

Two mini-series about riding across Siberia and the length of Africa with Australian-based international motorcycle travel company Compass Expeditions are coming to 7 Mate. The four one-hour shows, narrated by Charley Boorman, will screen on Saturdays in mid-January through to early February 2017. While Charley didn’t ride in the Beyond Siberia and Beyond Sahara tours, …

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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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Mark Taylor passion

How a passion for dirt roads started

Readers are invited to tell us about their passion for motorbikes, their collection or their custom project. Today reader Mark Taylor tells us how his two-wheel passion started: 1969 seems a long time ago, but the magic of a late autumn day in that year is still so very clear in my mind. Australia was a …

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