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2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport

May/June 2021

2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport

Excellent motorcycles abound in this era, where even the mediocre ones are pretty dang good. This general moto competence puts a greater focus on the value equation, which is where this latest Tiger—a compelling European bike—really purrs.
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2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S

May/June 2021

2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S

Media launches are typically filled with platitudes about the latest and greatest motorbikes from manufacturers. The Multistrada V4 event was no exception. “It has the widest range of use for any Ducati ever,” proclaimed Jason Chinnock, CEO of Ducati North America, at the Multi’s ride event.
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BMW R 1250 RS vs. Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

March/April 2021

BMW R 1250 RS vs. Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

The sport-touring class of motorcycles was once robust, with manufacturers offering a variety of touring bikes that were faster and more agile than yachts like the Gold Wing and Road Glide. But then the adventure-bike segment flourished when long-haul riders learned to appreciate the sporting chops and comfort of ADVs, while having the ability to explore off-road terrain.
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2021 Aprilia RS660

March/April 2021

2021 Aprilia RS660

Middleweight sportbikes are phenomenally fun on a race track, but their sporty breeding makes them suffer in routine street duties and during longer-distance riding. All four of the Japanese four-cylinder 600s are thrilling rides, but none of them are as comfortable or as technologically advanced as the Aprilia RS660.
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2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin 
Adventure Sports ES

January/February 2021

2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin 
Adventure Sports ES

Discussions about big adventure bikes regularly center on BMW’s iconic GSs and KTM’s Adventure models, which is a disservice to Honda’s updated Africa Twin. When introduced in 2016, the Africa Twin (AT) excelled in off-road situations but fell short of its European rivals in terms of features, technology, and long-haul comfort. Updates in 2018 added electronic throttle control for its 998cc parallel-twin engine and a greater breadth of traction-control adjustments. In the following year, Honda introduced the more touring-focused Adventure Sports (AS) version with greater wind protection, more fuel capacity and longer-travel suspension.
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