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Making the Suzuki V-Strom 650 Off-Road Ready?

When we evaluated the 2015 Suzuki V-Strom 650 XT last year, we came away from the test with mixed feelings. In many ways, the then new Wee-Strom hit the mark as a practical long-distance adventure touring bike with comfortable ergonomics... Read More

Riders Undertake 25,000-Mile Expedition on Electric KTM 950s

An epic 25,000 mile (40,000 km) journey sets its eyes on a record setting feat when three riders set off on a nine-month odyssey astride their purpose-built electric motorcycles this summer.A tantalizing trailer of the venture, Expedition Electric, provides a glimpse... Read More

KTM Adventure Rally 2015 Takes Over Crested Butte

The 12th edition of KTM's Annual Adventure Rider Rally changed venues this year from Taos, New Mexico to Crested Butte, Colorado. Over three days, the event saw more than 400 attendees, up from 300 from the previous year.A mix of riders... Read More

2015 KTM 1190 Adventure R Review

In a liter-class ADV segment dominated by street-oriented machines, the KTM 1190 Adventure R stands apart with a clear focus on off-road performance. It leads the class in important off-road features like suspension travel, ground clearance and wheel size, and it's also... Read More

Exploring Exotic Oman Two-Up on a KTM 990 Adventure

Adventure junkies astride motorcycles make a habit of blazing new trails, often through uncharted territory where most mortals fear to tread.Texan Alex Chacón counts among this rare breed as his latest endeavor on two wheels with a pillion attests - a 45-day... Read More

Best Used Adventure Bikes Guide: KTM 950 / 990 Adventure

You could say that KTM’s big adventure bike got off to a good start. Though it wasn’t mass produced until 2003, as a prototype called the KTM 950 Rally, legendary off-road racer Fabrizio Meoni won the Rallye des Pharaons in Egypt in... Read More

KLR 650 with ‘Suspension Upgrade’ vs. KTM 990 Adventure R

Fan or not, most acknowledge the Kawasaki KLR 650 is a versatile machine. From single track to your daily commute or a tour across South America, it will take you just about anywhere you want to go. While it's known for being... Read More

Doing the LA Barstow to Vegas Ride on Big Bikes

The LA Barstow to Vegas Ride is a long-running tradition for dual sport riders in Southern California. Each year, more than 500 riders rise early the day after Thanksgiving to take part in this historic two-day organized dual sport ride. It's a... Read More
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