On-Off Road Motorcycle Reviews
There are a variety of bikes in this category, often termed Dual-Sport or Dual-Purpose. They look similar in many ways to dirt or MX motorcycles but are built for use on streets and highways in addition to off-road. As public land becomes scarcer and riding areas are less accessible, the street-licensed dual-sport opens up more opportunity for riding locations. As with any machine that is built for disparate purposes, Dual-Sports are always a compromise between light-weight dirt performance and comfortable street abilities. There are also two sub-categories: Adventure-Tourers, which are large dual-sports that can be taken on long trips for riders who don’t want to stop riding when the pavement ends; and there are also Supermoto bikes that are hybrids built from a dirt bike platform for racing or riding on pavement. These hooligan machines make excellent city-goers and can dismantle a tight and twisty canyon quicker than pretty much anything out there.
Has anybody built a proper “adventure bike” with an inline-Four cylinder before this one?
Both bikes adhere to, and extoll the values of, their predecessors, but which is the better Scrambler?
An Aprilia Caponord in Adventure-Touring trim.
The 2015 Aprilia Caponord Rally sails through as the Noale firm’s flagship touring and adventure bike.
The we take the BMW R1200GS Adventure and KTM 1190 Adventure the not-so-long way around.
The moto world has been scoffing at motorcycles from Asia for years now. Maybe it’s time we stopped.
The Husqvarna FE 350 S and the FE 501 S more than uphold the Swedish brand’s honor.
The 2015 1050 Adventure brings KTM’s big-bore, street legal Adventure model count to four.
Honda revealed its new True Adventure prototype, the modern Africa Twin in spirit if not in name.
A closer look at the Alta Motors Redshift MX and SM models
More details on KTM’s electric supermoto.
The Aprilia Caponord is now ready for adventure-touring.
The new Ducati Scrambler is a stripped-down, retro-hued roadster that will cut a broad swathe of demographics.
Take our Best ADV winner and add the engine from our Bike of the Year. The result? the 2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R.
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