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Honda Improves Touring Comfort & Convenience with 2021 Gold Wing

Jan 08, 2021 View Comments by

In its first new-model announcement since the New Year, Honda today confirmed that the Gold Wing family gets a number of upgrades for 2021, designed to deliver improved comfort and convenience for long-distance touring. Among the improvements is a capacity increase for the Tour version’s trunk, which now easily accepts two full-face helmets. Honda also […]

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Royal Enfield Thrills Urban Riders with New Meteor 350

Nov 24, 2020 View Comments by

Royal Enfield has launched its new Meteor 350 to its home market in India. With a North American introduction slated for spring 2021, Royal Enfield’s new machine looks to bring comfort and high performance to urban riders. Carrying over the Meteor title of Royal Enfield’s classic ‘50s machine, the new bike maintains the company’s traditional […]

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Triumph Launches New Tiger 850 Sport

Nov 23, 2020 View Comments by

The classic UK motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has introduced the new Tiger 850 Sport, a machine it claims makes adventure riding more intuitive and manageable. Based on the previous generation Tiger platform, the 850 Sport provides improved performance with new components, while maintaining the familiar Tiger handling characteristics. Like the previous Tiger 900 range, the new […]

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Yamaha Brings on the Power With New 2021 Tracer 9 GT

Nov 20, 2020 View Comments by

Yamaha has introduced the latest addition to its sport touring model line, the 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT, targeting riders looking for more power and versatility in their bike. The Tracer 9 GT will be available in March 2021 at an MSRP of  $14,899. Yamaha says the bike’s improved technology and equipment provide “an even […]

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2020 KTM 200 Duke: Appealing Entry-Level Roadster

Nov 19, 2020 View Comments by

A good first street bike needs to be easy to manage and attractively priced. An excellent entry-level bike adds to these qualities with an appearance that engenders pride in its owner. KTM’s new 200 Duke, with an MSRP of $3,999, succeeds in achieving these terms. Skeptics would say a bike with a diminutive 199.5cc engine […]

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2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700: New Standard for Adventure

Nov 09, 2020 View Comments by

Research and development for a new motorcycle takes several years. OEMs usually give us a few months’, maybe even a year’s heads-up about a new model. Yamaha went against the grain and announced the Ténéré 700, or T7, four years ago, right around the same time when they decided to build it! Needless to say, […]

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2020 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide: Factory-Made & Modified

Nov 04, 2020 View Comments by

It is no secret that Harley-Davidson owners like customizing their bikes. The practice has spawned more than a few niche parts businesses and has added to the OEM’s bottom line through sales of its own popular Genuine Parts & Accessories catalog for decades. But some folks asked a question: “Why not have someone do the […]

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Yamaha Introduces the New 2021 MT-09 Hyper Naked With Class-Leading Specifications

Oct 30, 2020 View Comments by

Yamaha introduces the 2021 MT-09 as the new model in the company’s Hyper Naked motorcycle segment. Featuring a torque-rich engine, decreased weight and radical new looks, the all-new MT-09 fully showcases Yamaha’s signature Master of Torque design. The Dark Side of Japan As the first decade of the 21st century was coming to an end, a […]

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Adventure at its Finest in New Zealand’s High-Country

Oct 28, 2020 View Comments by

Get ready for some action-packed adventure as Chris Birch (eight-time New Zealand enduro champion) and his riding partners James, Simon, and Kelly hit the dirt in the High-Country of New Zealand. As you follow along, you’ll see lots of great off-road riding, stunning scenery, and more than a few “spills”—all part of the fun! From water crossings […]

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2020 Triumph Rocket 3 GT: A Peerless MOTORcycle

Oct 02, 2020 View Comments by

Presence. It’s a nebulous term not easily or objectively defined, but the new Rocket 3 definitely has it. The motorcycle’s imposing size is only part of what gives it presence. Its rich finish detailing draws eyes closer and makes them linger.

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The Seeker: No Rules, No Destination, It’s About the Journey [video]

Sep 30, 2020 View Comments by

 The Seeker is more than just about adventure and riding motorcycles. It’s about the freedom and joy you experience from doing what you love to do. It’s about the sense of accomplishment you get from testing your limits, stretching yourself, and allowing yourself to grow. Starring Pol Tarrés and directed by the Echevarria Brothers […]

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Indian Launches New Electric eFTR Jr to Foster the Next Riding Generation

Sep 29, 2020 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle has launched its new eFTR Jr electric bike with an eye on bringing fresh blood into the riding community. The bike, built for riders aged 8 and up and weighing up to 175 pounds, is designed to match Indian’s Scout FTR750 racing bike, the OEM says. The eFTR Jr features a rugged steel […]

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2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT: The Reasonable Adventurer

Sep 15, 2020 View Comments by

Since you’re reading this magazine, you obviously enjoy traveling to interesting places on a motorcycle. When it comes to choosing a mount for two-wheel travel, adventure-touring bikes are the hottest segment on the market and can’t be ignored.

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Yamaha Aims New WR450F Enduro Bike at Both Racers and Enthusiasts

Sep 09, 2020 View Comments by

Yamaha has revealed its 2021 WR450F Enduro model, which has undergone a series of changes and fine-tuning to provide a better riding experience over a wider range of terrain. Among the changes made to the machine are a remodeled engine and frame, new suspension settings, and improved brakes, the company said in a statement. The […]

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2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4S

Aug 28, 2020 View Comments by

Anyone dreaming of a superbike that could do 400-mile days will be intrigued by Ducati’s latest V4 creation. With 208 horsepower stuffed into a race-bred chassis, the Streetfighter V4 provides reasonably placed ergonomics to deliver a MotoGP experience for the street. While it would be a misnomer to describe the raucous Streetfighter as practical, several […]

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