Portfolio Category: ADV Bike Test

2014 Triumph Explorer 1200

We test Triumphs second-generation big bore Explorer and chewing up big miles has never been so easy. Back in 2012 we got to experience the new Triumph Explorer 1200 in the best possible conditions. The long haul from Ayers Rock to Adelaide along the Oodnadatta Track is a ride that often fills a line on…
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2013 BMW F800 GS Adventure

Not too big, not too small but just right. The new BMW F800 GSA is everything that the previous BMW F800 GS wasn't. Not that there was anything wrong with the regular F800 GS but the added features make this bike a definite long term keeper. It will take you almost anywhere. Excellent electronics, improved…
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2013 Husqvarna TR650

Is the new Husqvarna TR650 the best of the low budget single cylinder 650cc adventure bikes? We think it's better than that! We've been screaming out for a fuel injected entry level adventure bike for some time. Sure, the DR650 and KLR650 are solid bikes and super reliable but compared the technology of todays bikes…
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2010 Suzuki DR650SE

The Suzuki DR650SE is the plain Jane of dual sports bike. While classed as a trail bike the humble DR650SE is the largest selling dual sports bike at this time. At it's super cheap price most riders have plenty of budget left over to bolt on plenty of fruit. Good power, simple technology, very reliable,…
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2009 Yamaha TDM900

The Yamaha TDM900 is a tried and true formula with an engine with it's root stretching back to the Super Teneres of the late '80's and early '90's. This new version is set to take on the Suzuki V-Strom. Smooth power, great ergonomics, well equipped. Too road orientated. [button text="See The Full Test Here" link="http://www.offroadexplorer.com/Blog/bikes-2/bike-tests/2009-yamaha-tdm900/"…
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2009 Husqvarna TE610 Test

Enduro meets brutal. The Husqvarna TE610 is ptobably the most powerful and agressive dual sports bikes to hit the market this year. While it can be a handful it will be the best fun you'll have on an adventure bike. You just have to make sure you're up for the challenge. Heaps of power, Lightweight,…
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