Motorcycle Reviews

Exploring the Husqvarna Norden 901: A Detailed Review

Exploring the Husqvarna Norden 901: A Detailed Review

Toby Jacobs - January 2, 2024 - Africa, Motorcycle Reviews - No Comments

So let’s start our review of the Husqvarna Norden 901 with a quick recap … When KTM bought the Husqvarna brand from BMW back in 2013, they were only interested in one thing. Although the German manufacturing giant had developed some interesting and innovative motorcycles in the six brief years that they owned the historic Swedish […]

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Review of the 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R

Review of the 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R

Toby Jacobs - December 19, 2023 - Motorcycle Reviews, Patagonia - No Comments

For our 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R Review we need to start with a bit of a history lesson. Way back in the Spring of 2019, KTM introduced their all-new adventure bike, the 790 Adventure, a machine that was both much anticipated and ground-breaking in equal measure. While the other manufacturers were busy chasing the premier class […]

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Honda CB500X Review – a surprisingly capable adventure bike

Honda CB500X Review – a surprisingly capable adventure bike

Toby Jacobs - October 29, 2023 - Motorcycle Reviews, Motorcycle Trip Packing & Planning - No Comments

A LITTLE BIKE WITH A BIG PUNCH When Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman set out on a couple of BMWs for a round the world trip, nobody, including them, could have anticipated the effect that their trip would have. At that time back in 2004, adventure travel was traditional the reserve of wizened, dust covered […]

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Ride Expeditions Rides – the bikes for Adventure and Road Tours

Ride Expeditions Rides – the bikes for Adventure and Road Tours

Toby Jacobs - September 29, 2023 - Destination Information, Motorcycle Reviews, Motorcycle Trip Packing & Planning - No Comments

ADVENTURE AND ROAD TOURS So you’re about to book one of Ride Expeditions incredible motorcycle adventures, but what bike are you going to ride? We have a range of adventure bikes available, from the lovely Honda CB500 X right up to the Daddy of them all – the mighty BMW R1250 GS. Which you choose […]

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Ride Expeditions Rides – the bikes for Dirt bike tours

Ride Expeditions Rides – the bikes for Dirt bike tours

Toby Jacobs - May 29, 2023 - Destination Information, Motorcycle Reviews, Motorcycle Trip Packing & Planning - No Comments

DIRT BIKE TOURS This blog is all about Ride Expeditions’ Rides – the bikes for dirt bike tours. OK – you’ve spent years of riding the trails and tracks in your home country with your mates, but after reading yet another incredible story about an dirt bike adventure in your favourite magazine, not to mention watching […]

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2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan – What’s New?

2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan – What’s New?

Julian - April 28, 2020 - Motorcycle Reviews - No Comments

2020 Royal Enfield Himalayan… What’s new? Since the incredible and it has to be said, unexpected popularity of Ewan Mc Gregor and Charley Boorman’s Long Way Round TV series in 2004 and the subsequent repeat on the BBC in 2008, adventure motorcycling has enjoyed an amazing upward trajectory. Today almost every mainstream manufacturer has at […]

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What’s new on the 2020 Honda Africa Twin?

What’s new on the 2020 Honda Africa Twin?

Julian - March 20, 2020 - Motorcycle Reviews - 1 Comment

FIRST LOOK So on first glance at the new bike, it would be easy to think that beyond a capacity to hike from 1,000 from 1,100 cc, that Honda have done very little to the new Africa Twin. A bit wider maybe, a bit of a cosmetic tweak, but otherwise nothing special. Yet that is […]

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KTM 790 Adventure vs Yamaha Tenere 700. Which should you buy?

KTM 790 Adventure vs Yamaha Tenere 700. Which should you buy?

Julian - November 22, 2019 - Motorcycle Reviews - 12 Comments

KTM 790 ADVENTURE VS YAMAHA TENERE 700… So they are the two most eagerly awaited bikes to ever hit the adventure market. From the Austrian giant KTM – their all-new 790 Adventure and Adventure R promised to revolutionise the sector, whereas for Yamaha, the Tenere 700 had to continue a proud heritage of a bike […]

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KTM 390 Adventure finally launched at EICMA

KTM 390 Adventure finally launched at EICMA

Julian - November 6, 2019 - Motorcycle Reviews - 2 Comments

KTM chose the enormous EICMA in Italy show to finally reveal the smallest addition to their travel range – the much rumoured and highly anticipated KTM 390 Adventure. With design cues clearly taken from the KTM 790 Adventure released earlier this year, the bike is the company’s first model to target the small adventure bike […]

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Yamaha Tenere 700 Review: An exceptional bike for a bargain price

Yamaha Tenere 700 Review: An exceptional bike for a bargain price

Julian - September 16, 2019 - Motorcycle Reviews - 4 Comments

Yamaha Tenere 700 Review: An exceptional bike for a bargain price Yamaha Tenere 700 Review… It must be one of the most hotly anticipated bikes ever, but the all new Yamaha Tenere 700 is finally here and in Europe at least, in the dealerships. But has the bike been worth it – have Yamaha pulled […]

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