When Aprilia released their Caponord 1200 Travel Pack in the spring of 2014, they had the good sense to not lump it in with the expanding crowd of touring machines aimed at the off-road rider. Masters of tarmac, they stuck with what they know and created a platform with exceptional pavement performance, but fitted with…
For the adventure inclined, the Ural has always held strong allure. Originally designed to ferry soldiers across the battlefields of WWII, the Russian Ural has been in continuous production for nearly eight decades. The same attributes that made it suitable to traverse the bombed-out roads of Europe in the late 1940s make it perfectly suited…
When news of Kawasaki’s Versys X 300 started to circulate, many people thought it was just another also-ran in a growing category of diminutive motorcycles aimed at new or fair weather riders. Others thought it might be the KLR’s replacement, which are big shoes to fill. After spending a few days atop the Versys X…
There has been a lot of buzz as of late around new motorcycles and hot concepts. Most of the latter are interesting enough, but none of them are quite as tapped into the adventure vibe as Touratech’s project built around a water-cooled BMW R1200 engine and chassis. It’s a beautiful machine sure to resonate with many a dirt-crazed big…
When a popular trend becomes mainstream, the end cannot be far off.
Honda’s newest adventure motorcycle sets out to conquer terrain…and the competition.
Shopping for a new motorcycle? We take a look at the motorcycles of the coming year.
Ride and Wander interviews Sepp Mächler about one of the most coveted adventure machines.
The iconic BMW Motorrad R80G/S Paris-Dakar. Before we get to the finished product, allow me to take you back to November of 2014 when this story started. I was on my way to the Grand Canyon for a solo motorcycle trip when I received an email response from Greg Hutchinson. A few days prior to leaving on...
For part two of the Husky project, we bolt up the farkles
Westx1000 explains why they went with Yamaha’s Unstoppable XT 225.
Scott Brady contends Kawasaki’s new KLR650 may be the best (and cheapest) dual-sport for an around-the-world trek—and offers $1,000 to the first to do it.
The ExPo Team rides a fine line between dirt performance and long-distance adventure touring.
We already loved the bike, but now it’s even better.
Adding one more adventure bike to the fleet, we bring home Suzuki’s latest VStrom 1000. A blank slate on which to build, how does this new ‘Strom stack up?
Overland Journal evaluates the new KTM 1190 Adventure R
With adventure motorcycling becoming more popular than ever, we take a look back at one of it’s most iconic bikes
Suzuki delivers adventure with their V-Strom 650 ABS.
We ride the new Caponord 1200… and what a ride it was
Fun to ride, reliable, and good for any long trans-continental ride, the Dakar F650GS is a value bike that’s hard to beat.