Category Archives: Bike Reviews

Discussion about specific motorcycles. Includes motorcycle test rides.

What five motorcycles would you like to own today?

These are a great times to be a motorcyclist, I keep saying year after year when at every new season we learn about the new bikes becoming available.  Of all new motorcycles launched or rumored to be launched, there are … Continue reading

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A Scrambler Ducati Near You!

Remember those first rumors and endless discussions on motorcycle forums about Ducati bringing back to the market the Scramblers?  Then there was Ducati’s successful multi-media campaign and those strategically leaked photos and videos. Eventually the bike was presented at the … Continue reading

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Welcome the new Honda Africa Twin!

After more than a year of speculation Honda has finally and officially announced its new Africa Twin.  First of all, the name is confirmed, Africa Twin it is!  And it is also called the CRF1000L, following Honda’s name convention for … Continue reading

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Honda True Adventure – Episode 5 – The Test

Well, it seems Honda has decided to release a lot more information about this bike, in very quick form.  We are not complaining… Honda used to have an R&D center in Offenbach, near Frankfurt.  Perhaps they re-opened a new R&D … Continue reading

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Honda True Adventure – Episode 4 – The meeting, Part 1

With the popularity of adventure motorcycles going on for more than a decade already, it seemed natural for Honda to bring its discontinued but always popular Africa Twin back to the market.  However, for many years already Honda has ignored … Continue reading

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Honda True Adventure – Episode 3 – The Return to Dakar

Several weeks ago Honda released its third video of its media campaign for its Honda True Adventure.  If you haven’t seen the previous episodes or have not heard of the “True Adventure” words yet, this concept, “True Adventure” was unveiled … Continue reading

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Riding the BMW R nineT

After my visit to the One Moto Show in Portland, and after having had a chance to spend some time with BMW’s head of design Ola Stenegärd and the BMW R nineT project lead Roland Stocker, I was now curious … Continue reading

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