2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS – First Ride

I think this bike will be a hit and find its way into the ADV market place.  Just seems like a whole lot of bike for the price and will make to non hard-core off-road rider very happy.   Perhaps just a great overall everyday ADV bike 😉

SOURCE:  Cycle World

2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 on-road action shot

The adventure doesn’t really begin, they say, until something goes wrong. When we combine adventure bikes with guys that have seen too many BMW commercials, this inevitably entails picking adventure bikes back up from the dusty trail (or in my case, having them extracted by helicopter). Suddenly, it’s very clear why weight matters. Continue reading “2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS – First Ride”


Ten Best Bikes 2013 Our annual list continues to honor those who build the best.


Ten Best Bikes 2013

Deep in our hearts, most of us know that we’d ride just about anything as long as we got to ride. It’s just part of being an enthusiast. But we also know that in the great competition of motorcycling, we all strive for the best, whether it’s how we ride or what we ride. The same goes for the passionate people who build motorcycles for us. This year has been fantastic, offering everything from technology-pushing superbikes and touring machines to the coolest cruisers and low-cost fun bikes. And all that rolls in between. Continue reading “TOP TEN – AGREE?”

2013 BMW F800GT – First Ride

The name’s almost the same but this middleweight sport-tourer is much better.

I have read so many First Ride reviews but yet to read an in depth on of our 2013 BMW F800GS…so weird how our bike has received so little attention…


April 26, 2013 By
Photographer :  Jonathan Beck2013 BMW F800GT - action #1 Continue reading “2013 BMW F800GT – First Ride”

ADV-Touring Comparison – BMW 1200GS, KTM & Yamaha

You be the judge….is this a good review of the three BIG ADV bikes out there?  No Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200?  I guess we will have to wait for that review later.


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