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.

2013 BMW R1200GS Review - Second Ride

We've ridden the 2013 BMW R1200GS in South Africa and through rush-hour traffic in southern California. Regardless of where you ride, this Adventure-Tourer is a remarkable motorcycle.

2013 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Review

Aprilia’s contribution to the do-it-all touring segment is finally here. The new Caponord 1200 revives an old name and is endowed with a slew of electronic gadgets and riding aids.

2013 BMW R1200GS Review - Video

The 2013 R1200GS is a multi-faceted success. Its ground-up redesign means everything has changed. That means there’s a lot of places to potentially go wrong, yet each change to the new GS is a definite upgrade.

The 10 Hottest Bikes of 2013

This year looks like a particularly exciting time to be a motorcyclist, if for no other reason than the variety of bikes available across every category, including electric! Here then is our list of the top 10 bikes we’re eager to ride in 2013.

2012 Triumph Scrambler Review

In purely objective terms, the Triumph Scrambler is a mediocre motorcycle. As we racked up seat time, however, the retro ride began to charm us in ways no other bike could.

2013 Husqvarna TR650 Review

Husqvarna’s TR650 is a new platform built around a hot-rodded BMW G650 motor. It’s available in Terra (dual-sport) and Strada (street-biased dual-sport) versions. Impressively, the Terra’s MSRP is just $6999, while Strada costs $500 extra.

2012 Adventure-Touring Shootout - Video

BMW’s R1200GS has long been the cock of the walk when it comes to big-bore Adventure-Touring bikes, but it’s now got competition from Yamaha, Triumph, KTM and Moto Guzzi. Have any of these newer models surpassed the mighty GS as the class benchmark?

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