Shot by German motorcycle journalist Jochen Vorfelder, this is the first photo of the new liquid-cooled v-twin used in the KTM 1190 Adventure. Based on the RC8′s powerplant, the LC8 here develops 148bhp and 92lb/ft of torque.
This is the first official photo of the all-new KTM 1190 Adventure R. It’s differentiated from the KTM 1190 Adventure (no R) that we showed you yesterday by the fitment of a 21-inch front wheel, a one-piece seat, shorter screen … Continued
This image of the new KTM 1190 Adventure appeared for a brief time earlier today on KTM’s own website. In addition to the…functional looks, the image obviously reveals a number of mechanical details, including the 148bhp power figure, 518lbs (wet) … Continued
According to Suzuki, this brand new Inazuma 250 is supposed to ignite ‘the spark for your inner engine.’ But how waterproof is that sparkling feeling on the first day of Japan’s rainy season? Suzuki’s new quarter liter, made in China, … Continued
Oh how bubbles burst. We North Americans are used to the popping sound that accompanies the sudden destruction of a previously cherished truth. We understand the consequences of calling bullshit when we see it, like Bostonians did in 1776 when … Continued
Veteran British motorcycle journalist Kevin Ash recently published an op-ed in which he criticized the mainstream manufacturers for wasting energy and money on motorcycle racing. His line of reasoning went that in these economically depressed times where even the mighty … Continued
It seems that the gaze of the powers that control the levers at Polaris Industries is cast far and wide. An announcement today reveals that the mid-western power sports company has formed a joint venture with Eicher Motors Ltd. of … Continued