2022 KTM 390 Adventure
The KTM 390 Adventure, KTM’s mini adventure bike. It’s got a single cylinder, 4-stroke Euro5 compatible motor making 43bhp and 37Nm or torque, and now (or for 2022), its got a fresh look and some saucy upgrades. Possibly the biggest, most exciting upgrade for ‘22 is the new, or... Read more
MV Agusta 5.5 and 9.5 | Lucky Explorers
If you were a fan of the Paris-Dakar Rally in the olden days, you might remember the Cagiva Elefant. You might also remember its Lucky Explorer livery. MV Agusta can remember it, and now, since they are part of the same company (or group of companies) as Cagiva, their... Read more
Husqvarna Norden 901 | Explore more
Since Husqvarna revealed the Norden 901 concept at the EICMA show in 2019, we’ve been teased with glimpses of the bike being tested here and there, but other than that, they’ve been very coy with the details. Until now. They’ve finally removed the veil of secrecy surrounding their new... Read more
Honda Africa Twins updated for 2022
It’s good news if you’re into Honda Africa twins because both the CRF1100L Africa Twin and the CRF1100L Africa Twin Adventure Sport have been updated, tweaked and given a ‘striking’ new colour scheme for 2022. After thirty years of Africa Twin, they just keep getting better and better. So what... Read more
World Record Breaking MV Agusta? Must try harder…
The 21st of June, or the summer solstice, is known by many as the longest day of the year. Even though it’s only 24 hours. Just like every other day. But a minor detail like that didn’t put Valerio Boni off in the slightest. He rode his MV Agusta... Read more
Popular Misconceptions about Adventure Bike Riders
What do most of us think when we see someone riding a GS or an Africa Twin? We think of a middle aged bloke who’s thinning on top with a bit of a paunch. But at least he’s the kind of guy that loves to get out there and... Read more
Give adventure bikes a chance
For as long as I can remember, I’ve been mad about sportsbikes. In fact, growing up I was one of those people that thought anyone riding anything else could ‘do one’. It’s a foolish and entirely immature attitude to have, I now realise. Now I’m a bit older and... Read more
Video: Lords of the Ring EP02 | Nurburgring
What bikes do you imagine when you think of lapping the Nurburgring? Probably not big, fat adventure heifers. But that’s exactly what we took to the ‘Ring because we’re hardcore renegades a bit stupid. Then again, the trio performed admirably (thanks to Bridgestone A40 rubber) although we soon worked... Read more