Tasked with promoting this season’s round of the (very domestic) International Motorcycle Show, ad agency IdeaBrand came up with the idea of making motorcycles out of people. Flexible female people, to be exact. A simple idea with complicated execution. Each … Continued
I just bought a Honda CRF250L. It defies logic. I’m not a retiree looking to revisit motorcycle riding, nor am I 21, and swinging a leg over a bike for the first time. I’m 36 years old, married and, with … Continued
Last week, a couple eagle-eyed readers spotted a big ol’ dent in the KTM 1190 Adventure‘s exhaust. You can see that dent clearly in the image on the right. But the image on the left, downloaded from the company’s press … Continued
In its communications discussing the bike, KTM goes to great lengths to acknowledge the unique capability of the original 950/990 Adventure, going on to suggest that the new non-R 1190 expands the brands appeal into the larger circle of riders … Continued
Ze Austrians don’t mince their words, describing this new KTM 1190 Adventure as a “tarmac-oriented travel enduro” and emphasizing components like the “sticky sport touring tires” that enable it bridge the gap between, “a tourist’s unhurried roaming to powering headlong … Continued
Five-time victor Honda will return to The Dakar rally for the first time since 1989 with this new CRF450 Rally. The famously circumspect company offers little detail beyond a basis in the CRF450X enduro racer, but this will be a … Continued
Here’s the first picture of the 148bhp KTM 1190 Adventure R wearing knobbies, bags and actually turning a wheel, which, believe it or not at the 518lbs curb weight, it’s actually doing off-pavement. Those LED running lights are looking good.