Category Archives: AMH News

What I’m doing and what interests me.

BMW G310GS in Morocco – preview

A few shots and video stills from our recent ride in Morocco, trying out a pair of brand new and dirt-adapted BMW G310GS alongside an old XR Tornado hack. We covered about 600km over two-and-a-half days, taking an unknown (to me) pass … Continue reading

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Tested: Adventure Spec Linesman jacket

Tested: Adventure Spec Linesman softshell jacket Where: 1600km off-road tour in southern Algeria and a few days in Morocco in April. UK price: £249 Supplied free for testing by Adv Spec Weight: 1011g + armour See also: Klim Overland and Aerostich Darien … Continue reading

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Tested: TCX Baja Mid boots in the Sahara

Tested: TCX Baja Mid boots Where: Algerian Sahara Cost: £200 Supplied free for review by TCX UK Weight: 1017g each What they say: Designed for Adventure both on and off road, and on and off the bike, the TCX Baja Boots are … Continue reading

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Honda XR400 in the Sahara

Additional pix by Dan W, Dave K and Robin W. For the full story on our tour read this. Having had a couple of XR400s on previous desert tours, I’ve long wanted to try one for myself and finally got … Continue reading

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Tested: X-Lite X551 GT Adv helmet review

Tested: X-Lite X551 GT Adv helmet Where: Scotland, Spain Morocco Paid: £250 on ebay from Germany See also: X-Lite X420 GT What they say: This is X-lite’s on/off full-face helmet. Its compact volume (thanks to the availability of three outer … Continue reading

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Yamaha’s 1983 XT600 Ténéré

I well remember that day in the southern winter of 1983 when I first saw Yamaha’s original XT600 Ténéré outside Maxim Motorcycles in west Sydney. I crouched down for a good look at the machine which appeared to have addressed all the deficiencies of … Continue reading

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Quick spin: 2017 Honda X-ADV

The reaction to Honda’s category-bending X-ADV ‘X-cooter’ seems to have been positive; most reviewers get it or accept it for what it is. Credit to Honda for trying new stuff, though it’s said good sales haven’t followed, probably due to … Continue reading

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