CFMoto 650 MT

CFMoto 650 MT ABS initial review

When motorcycle industry stalwart Dale Schmidtchen needed an attractive, utilitarian motorcycle at a good price, his research led him to the CFMoto 650 MT ABS. Dale, who has previously worked for CFMoto, says he needed a bike capable of many types of riding. “I had set a budget of under 10k,” he says. Bargain bike …

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2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE

Versatile Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE review

The 2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE adds a vast array of electronic aids and wizardry plus ergonomic comforts that make it a truly versatile motorcycle. While the base Versys 1000 costs $16,100 (ride away based on Brisbane delivery), the SE adds almost $8000. That puts it closer to some European bikes with comparable features. The …

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2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS automatic mode auto

MV Agusta sports tourer adds automatic mode

MV Agusta have revealed its 2018 Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS where those three letters stand for Smart Clutch System allowing the rider to use a conventional clutch to change gears or ride in automatic mode. Apart from a beautiful transparent transmission cover talking point, MV say SCS adds no weight and acceleration times are …

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Kawasaki adds supercharged sports tourer

Kawasaki adds supercharged sports tourer

Kawasaki has hinted at a sports tourer version of its supercharged H2 with this 30-second video called “Supercharge Your Journey”. It doesn’t show a motorcycle, but it is expected that the balanced supercharger technology from the H2 and H2R will be included in a more touring-oriented motorcycle. The supercharger could be used in a larger …

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Kawasaki Ninja 1000 - July

Kawasaki Ninja 1000 sports tourer review

The updated Kawasaki Ninja 1000  is the most rideable and best-value sports tourer since the mighty Honda Blackbird. It’s a lot of bike for $16,299 plus on-road costs, which is just $300 more than last year despite the host of upgrades. The third iteration of the big sports tourer now has even more comfort, more …

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