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Meet the Superdual X Adventure Bike by SWM

Without getting too historical, you need to know a little bit about the Italian brand SWM Motorcycles to understand that they didn’t just come out of nowhere. The short version of the story is that after enjoying years of success in European... Read More

8 Things To Know About the 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XCa

It’s surprising how adventure bikes in the upper-middle class don't get nearly as much attention as their counterparts in the liter-plus category. Bikes around the 800cc range slot right into that Goldilocks Zone with enough power and acceleration to cruise effortlessly on... Read More

New BMW F850GS and F750GS Announced at EICMA

Ever since their debut in 2007, the F-Series BMW GS models have stood for premium riding enjoyment with typical ‘Made by BMW Motorrad’ features, in the middle-class Adventure segment. After roughly ten years of consistent model development, BMW Motorrad has fully reengineered... Read More

Triumph Announces Major Updates to Tiger 800 XC and XR

The Tiger 800 XC and XR, known for their powerful 800cc triple engines, are part of a bloodline that began with gold-medal winning Tigers of the 1936 International Six Day Trial. Triumph was the motorcycle of choice for both the multiple winning... Read More

Yamaha Ténéré 700 Prototype Unveiled at EICMA

Yamaha today unveiled the prototype Ténéré 700 World Raid Adventure motorcycle, further expanding on the T7 concept model that was introduced last year. This lightweight machine is based on an all-new chassis that has been designed to complement a specially developed version... Read More

New Spy Shots Show XT700Z Ténéré Inching Closer to Production

  It's been more than a year now since the first early Spy Shots surfaced of a new middleweight Adventure Bike coming from Yamaha. The idea of an FZ-07 (MT-07 in Europe) derived motor put into an off-road-focused chassis, caused much excitement for... Read More

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

New Yamaha Tenere 700 Prototype Spotted

  New spy photos provide the first view of an all-new Yamaha middleweight adventure bike based on the FZ-07 (known as the MT-07 in Europe) naked bike. Yamaha made their intent clear to build several different bikes with the FZ-07 platform when it... Read More
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