Alps

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Expedition – Day Five

    The Best Exotic Marigold Expedition – Day Five

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    Clear water and mucky kit Day three of riding in Himachel Pradesh was the best so far. We covered a similar distance to previous days, around 125km, but by the end of the ride I felt far less knackered than on previous days. This was thanks to today’s roads being (mostly) recently resurfaced, which made…

  • MSL’S Upcoming Great Adventures

    MSL’S Upcoming Great Adventures

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    Need an excuse to get out and explore on your bike? Well, Motorcycle Sport and Leisure magazine have ten of them!

  • SPY SHOTS: KTM’s 1290 Super Duke R caught TESTING ahead of 2020 release. Click HERE to check out our MEGA gallery of the new HYPER-NAKED.

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    Here’s a first look at a production-ready prototype of KTM’s new 1290 Super Duke R, after it was caught on camera undergoing testing in the Alps. At first glance, it might not appear that much is changing for the 2020 model – but looking a little closer, it’s clear that KTM has made a handful…

  • VIDEO: Adventure INSPIRATION. The Stelvio Pass from the AIR.

    VIDEO: Adventure INSPIRATION. The Stelvio Pass from the AIR.

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    Widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest roads, Italy’s Stelvio Pass is a pilgrimage for bikers the world over – and if you watch this beautifully shot short film from Atellani, you’ll see why. For more information, visit: www.atellanii.com

  • Launch Ride: Harley Street Rod

    Launch Ride: Harley Street Rod

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      Hardcore Harley devotees best look away now. Flag-waving Trump supporters probably won’t be impressed either, but for many riders – particularly those a little younger – be they open-minded new bikers, or indeed anyone looking for their first Harley, this could well be a game-changer. Words: John Milbank, editor of Motorcycle Sport & Leisure…

  • Record smashing route paying off for our man Rhys

    Record smashing route paying off for our man Rhys

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      Record smashing route paying off for Rhys. Round the world rider Rhys Lawrey has tripled the existing record for the “Most Consecutive Capital Cities Visited by Motorcycle“. The 23-year-old arrived in the Italian microstate of San Marino on Tigger, his Triumph Tiger 800XC, bringing his tally to 17 cities. Rhys has now covered 48,000…

  • Kawasaki Z1000SX long-term review | The lads’ holiday

    Kawasaki Z1000SX long-term review | The lads’ holiday

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    John Milbank takes the Kawasaki Z1000SX on a biking holiday he’ll never forget… We’ve just ridden for an hour through the most stunning scenery, round beautiful corners, and on the best surfaces. It’s baking hot, and we’re stood in a service station forecourt eating ice creams. “What was that road we just did?” I ask.…

  • 3 bikes. 40 Countries. One BIG motorcycle touring adventure.

    3 bikes. 40 Countries. One BIG motorcycle touring adventure.

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    How a Motor Cycle Monthly reader’s trip to the local bike meet turned into an epic motorcycle touring adventure…   I live just five minutes from the Ace Café in London, but it took 16,000 miles to get there in the summer of 2013. I’m James Matthews, a mechanical engineer from New Zealand. I moved to the UK…

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