Update: SuperDuke.net sourced an even better picture, revealing the new headlight. German magazine Motorrad has captured photos of a prototype KTM 1290 SuperDuke R undergoing validation testing in the Canary Islands. While the bike you see here remains a rough … 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
Aprilia turned up at Intermot with little beyond this ’13 model year RSV4. Looks the same, right? It mostly is, but it adds three-mode, switchable ABS and a couple of other useful features that’ll keep it sharp.
Know what there’s not enough of these days? Large-capacity adventure tourers that are so heavy and so expensive you can’t take them within sight of dirt. Bikes like the Ducati Multistrada 1200, Kawasaki Versys 1000, Moto Guzzi Stelvio, Honda Crosstourer … Continued
Since it’s a story we’ve covered laboriously for months, it won’t be a surprise to you that the 2013 Triumph Street Triple is relocating its exhaust down low, a change made possible because they had to alter it to meet … Continued
No new Ducati models at Intermot this year (we’ll have to wait for EICMA for those new 820cc Hypers), but there are new colors for existing models. The Diavel gains striking red and blue versions with white stripes and wheels … Continued