Tourer

  • Day One: Suzuki GSX-S1000GX LAUNCH RIDE

    Day One: Suzuki GSX-S1000GX LAUNCH RIDE

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    Here’s the Day One first-ride summary from Ross! We’re out on the launch of the newly released GX. Sitting neatly in the range between the GT and V-Strom, it aims to blend sporty performance with long-distance comfort. Sounds good, right? Today’s mostly been about bagging photos and video, so we’ve not managed to get a…

  • The UK’s top-selling sports tourer for 2022 was…

    The UK’s top-selling sports tourer for 2022 was…

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    While everyone’s attention turns to a new year, Suzuki is reflecting on a successful 2022 that saw the GSX-S1000GT end the year as the top-selling sports tourer, despite only going on sale in April. Final figures for the year saw 781 bikes registered, with the forecast for more than 1,000 units to be sold before…

  • SPORT BIKE TO SPORT TOURER: Honda’s PATENT which lets you change your RIDING POSITION.

    SPORT BIKE TO SPORT TOURER: Honda’s PATENT which lets you change your RIDING POSITION.

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    Honda has filed a patent for a clever piece of technology which will allow you to change your CBR1000RR from out and out sport bike to a tourer. Have you ever tried touring on a sport bike? While it’s not impossible – it’s hardly the most comfortable way to cover some serious miles. Presumably, that’s…

  • Honda confirms THREE new Africa Twins for 2020. Here’s everything you need to know.

    Honda confirms THREE new Africa Twins for 2020. Here’s everything you need to know.

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    Honda’s just revealed all the information about its new CRF1100F Africa Twin – and for 2020 there are three different models to choose from. There’s a standard Africa Twin, an Africa Twin Adventure Sports and a tricked out, electronically assisted Adventure Sports. Building on the massive success of the 2016 CRF1000L Africa Twin and 2018…

  • SPY SHOT: Yamaha’s NEW Tracer 125/150/155 breaks cover in Vietnam. Mini-sport tourer for the masses.

    SPY SHOT: Yamaha’s NEW Tracer 125/150/155 breaks cover in Vietnam. Mini-sport tourer for the masses.

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    A leaked image has emerged which suggests that Yamaha’s working on an all-new small capacity Tracer. And looking at the bike in its finished form, chances are we won’t have to wait too much longer for the official reveal of the Japanese factory’s learner-legal sport tourer. A spy shot is doing the rounds in Vietnam…

  • EVENTS: You can TEST RIDE Yamaha’s Sport Touring line-up this May.

    EVENTS: You can TEST RIDE Yamaha’s Sport Touring line-up this May.

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    Yamaha has just announced it’ll be offering punters the chance to test ride its Sport Touring range next month. Dealers across the country will be opening their doors across 11-12 May, offering the chance to test ride Yamaha’s new-for-2019 Tracer 700 GT, its Tracer 900 and the super-practical FJR1300 tourer. That’s not all, there will…

  • UPDATE: BMW brochure TEASES new F 850 RS. Coming for 2019?

    UPDATE: BMW brochure TEASES new F 850 RS. Coming for 2019?

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    BMW has been in touch to tell us that there’s not a new F 850 RS on the way – suggesting that the 2019 brochure is actually referring to its existing F 800 GT. Earlier today we were sent some images of BMW’s 2019 brochure, and it references a completely new model; the F 850…

  • UPDATED Kawasaki Versys 1000 for 2019. Reduced EMISSIONS. New EXHAUST.

    UPDATED Kawasaki Versys 1000 for 2019. Reduced EMISSIONS. New EXHAUST.

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    We’ve clocked a CARB document for Kawasaki’s next generation 1000cc adventure-tourer for 2019 – and it reveals that Kawasaki is making a commitment to reducing emissions.   At this stage, there’s little known about the updated model – but the first details have been betrayed by its emissions certification, ahead of its expected reveal at…

  • VIDEO: 2019 BMW R 1250 RT tourer revealed. First walkaround video. Will cost from £14,415

    VIDEO: 2019 BMW R 1250 RT tourer revealed. First walkaround video. Will cost from £14,415

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      Here’s the first walkaround video of the 2019 BMW R1250 RT – a revised version of the popular tourer with more power, more gizmos and more torque than the current model in the German firm’s range. The bike has been unveiled at the happening-now launch of the R 1250 GS. Although we’re not getting…

  • Zero DSR Black Forest – touring on an electric motorcycle?

    Zero DSR Black Forest – touring on an electric motorcycle?

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    Zero has introduced the DSR Black Forest, the first electric bike specially developed for the European market with significantly improved range for touring. Addressing one of the biggest challenges for electric motorcycle manufacturers, Zero Motorcycles has unveiled its new Zero DSR Black, making longer trips with an electric motorcycle possible, at last. According to Zero,…

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