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17 April 2019

Aussie Launch 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3

Considering I looked past it thinking it was probably the lead rider’s YZF-R6 when I lobbed at the Aussie launch of Yamaha’s updated YZF-R3, it’s fair to say the Japanese firm’s design crew hit the mark in capturing the look of its R-series sportsbike family. But what tha

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17 April 2019

LIGHTNING STRIKE PROTOTYPE

More rational and real-world than Lightning’s wild LS-218 superbike, this proof of concept prototype might just lead the way in electric success 

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16 April 2019

 2019 Can-Am Ryker

Never given a Can-Am a thought? What if it was LAMS-approved and nearly $13K cheaper than the least-expensive Spyder?

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08 April 2019

Quick spin - Ducati Multistrada 950 Enduro

Not too big, but not too small to stand its own in any company, Ducati’s 950 Multistrada is carving a niche in the adventure segment that could be just right

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08 April 2019

Aussie launch - BMW R 1250 GS Adventure

Variable valve technology plays an important role on road and track bikes, but in a hard-nosed all-roads adventure bike, is it genius or gimmicky?

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06 April 2019

World launch 2019 TRIUMPH SPEED TWIN

Triumph’s revives an 80-year-old moniker and creates the 12th variant of its 2019 range of Bloor-era Bonnevilles

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29 March 2019

World Launch - 2019 KTM 790 Adventure

We head to the far east of Morocco, where KTM’s dominant Dakar squad train no less, to ride the firm’s all-new mid-capacity adventure bike

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28 March 2019

2019 Suzuki V-Strom 250 ABS

Can you really buy a top-quality motorcycle that capably covers off tour, sport and adventure for well under $8K?

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24 March 2019

2019 Honda CBR650R and CB650R

Honda draws on both the firm’s future and past when updating its popular middleweight contenders

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22 March 2019

Quickspin - 1928 Böhmerland Touring sidecar

It may look like just another whacky early-model contraption, but motorcycling has a few things to thank the Böhmerland for 

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07 March 2019

First ride - Harley-Davidson FXDR

It was bound to happen, I’d been waiting for it all week. Not because I was doing anything particularly obnoxious, it just comes with the territory of Harley-Davidson’s new FXDR. In fact before the Highway Patrol car could find a spot to do a U-turn and return, I’d spotted

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06 March 2019

Quickspin - Ural Ranger

With the trunk packed and a full standard-issue jerry can, we head west on Ural’s adventure-spec sidecar outfit