Yamaha launched the DT125 back in 1974, and despite not undergoing any major change since the 80’s, they continued to be popular learner-legal machines well into the new millennium. In truth, most DT125s don’t stray from the road, but as Practical Sportsbikes editor Jim Moore knows full well, they’re more than capable off it too. […]
This weekend marks the first ever KTM UK Adventure Rally, which follows on from the success the Austrian bike manufacturer has had with similar events across the globe. KTM UK’s event will be held at the 6,600 acre Sweetlamb complex, in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains, from Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July. […]
Every two years since 2008, BMW have organised the increasingly popular International GS Trophy in various locations across the globe, attracting many teams of thrill seeking adventurers in the process. This year’s 6th edition of the event was held in Mongolia, where for the first time not one but two female teams qualified. Back in […]
Quest True Adventure – when man and machine come together to take on one of the world’s most hostile environments.
It’s almost time for the annual APC Rally in Australia, and keen to test out their new off-road kits for the BMW G310GS the team at Rally Raid in Northampton have shipped some half-way around the world to take on the challenge. Every year APC Rally hold various events around the world, with courses designed […]
There can be absolutely no doubt that the re-introduction of the Africa Twin has been a roaring success over the last two years. Honda’s original bike developed a real cult following, but the latest model has real universal appeal – bigger than some middleweight competitors, but smoother and less imposing off-road than some of the heavyweights. […]
Forget Dancing on Ice, later this month’s we’ve got Racing on Ice instead! Late last year we teamed up with IDP Moto in Silverstone, who prepared a number of Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750 motorcycles for Snow Quake. The third edition of Snow Quake took place at the Ice Ring Rosa, high in the Italian Alps. […]
Husqvarna’s 701 Enduro is seen as the less aggressive, more manageable cousin to KTM’s superb 690 Enduro R. Underneath, both bikes have quite a lot in common – like parent firm KTM’s very latest liquid-cooled, 690cc single-cylinder power plant. The Austrian firm’s engineers worked wonders when bring the engine into line with Euro 4 regulations, […]