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Kawasaki Releases Additional Specs for Versys-X 300

  Arguably, one of the most exciting new Adventure Bike models for 2017 is the Kawasaki Versys-X 300. With its economical 296cc parallel-twin motor, 6-speed transmission, wire-spoked wheels and long list of touring equipment, it seems to have all the right pieces to... Read More

Adventurizing the Yamaha WR250R on a Budget – Part 3

Over the past few months we have been looking at both useful and cost effective ways to bridge the gap between small-displacement dual sport motorcycles and the “Big Bikes.” Our bike of choice for the build was a used Yamaha WR250R we purchased... Read More

From Rumor to Reality: Elusive KTM 390 Adventure Gets Spied

When KTM head Stefan Pierer mentioned in an 2013 interview plans to produce a new dual sport model based on the Duke 390 platform, it generated a huge amount buzz. The idea of taking the 43 hp, 373cc single-cylinder engine from the... Read More

Versys-X 300: Kawasaki’s New Small and Versatile Overlander

There have been a string of new releases in the 250-300cc Adventure Bike range recently with offerings from Honda, BMW and Suzuki. Now Kawasaki is throwing its hat into the ring with the new Versys-X 300... Read More

New 2017 BMW G310GS Unveiled at EICMA

Weeks after being spotted while testing in Italy, BMW has officially announced the release of the G310GS today at EICMA. With design cues from its big GS sibling models, the new G310GS is intended to be compact and nimble while... Read More

New 2017 HONDA CRF250 RALLY Unveiled at EICMA

Honda has unveiled the much anticipated adventure-focused model CRF250L Rally. With styling DNA drawn directly from the HRC CRF450 RALLY Dakar racer, the Honda CRF250 RALLY brings something new to the market. Based on the updated CRF250L 2017, the bike has long-travel... Read More

Honda CBF190X: A Mini Africa Twin Coming?

Honda unveiled a small-displacement adventure tourer, the CBF190X Fight Hawk, in China at the 2016 China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition. The CBF190X is powered by a 184cc SOHC air-cooled single-cylinder engine that produces 15 horsepower at 11,000 rpm and 11 lb.-ft. of... Read More

Suzuki Unveils New V-Strom 250 Adventure Bike Concept

During this week's China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition, Suzuki unveiled a V-Strom 250 concept bike. Just a few weeks ago, BMW's 310GS was captured in spy photos during testing and now with this new concept from Suzuki, we are seeing... Read More
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