Because nothing says “Adventure” like a complicated V4 engine, fragile technology like a dual-clutch transmission and a 591+ pound curb weight, the Honda Crosstourer concept is being turned from ungainly concept into a years-late-to-the-trend production model. Brenda Priddy captured these … Continued
Launch control is a pretty awesome thing. The idea behind it is that at the start of a race, you whack the throttle wide open, dump the clutch, and the computer makes all the hard calls for you. This tech … Continued
A bill just passed by the Texas state house of representatives seeks to give “sport bikes” a definition separate from all other motorcycles and impose unique restrictions on them. The legislation comes in response to the death of Texas A&M … Continued
Two weeks ago, we showed you the first pictures of Husqvarna’s new 900cc streetbike motor. Now, here’s video of it. The parallel-twin is heavily based on that of the BMW F800GS and will debut in a performance-oriented adventure tourer at … Continued
Introduced in Europe in 2001, the Yamaha FJR1300 is among the oldest production bikes currently being flogged by a major manufacturer. With the introduction of the new BMW K1600GT and Honda VFR1200, the revised Triumph Sprint GT and continued competition … Continued
With the S1000RR, BMW turned its image completely upside down. From pipes and slippers to one-piece leathers. That’s why this custom is so neat, combining classic elements with modern function to subvert both.
This is the 900cc parallel-twin that will power Husqvarna’s first adventurer tourer. Very closely based on the 798cc engine of the BMW F800GS, Husqvarna has not only increased the capacity for more top-end power and stronger low-end torque, but redesigned … Continued