Category Archives: Bike Reviews

Discussion about specific motorcycles. Includes motorcycle test rides.

Riding the 2016 BMW S1000XR

I finally had a chance to ride the BMW S1000XR.  There are plenty of reviews out there in formal and informal media formats about this bike to a point where I thought I would not have much to say, except … Continue reading

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Long Term Review: The 2013 Pikes Peak Multistrada reaches 10K miles

You might be wondering: is this guy still riding? The answer is: as much as I can!  The problem is “as much” has been “not much” due to my “day job” and work-related travel.  When I get to ride, however, … Continue reading

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Honda True Adventure – Episode 6 – The meeting, Part 2

Here is Episode 6 of the Honda True Adventure, the new Africa Twin.  Not much new information on this video, still no official specifications about this bike.  Except that now you can see video of the bikes in action.  This … Continue reading

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The New Honda Africa Twin Spotted

It was bound to happen, sooner or later a motorcycle journalist would capture photos of the new Africa Twin in action. On one of the photos we can see the bike’s license plate, which is from Frankfurt, Germany.  If you … Continue reading

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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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