Category Archives: AMH News

BMW F750GS in Morocco • 1200-km review

After ten successful years, in 2018 BMW Motorrad replaced the 700 and 800GS parallel twins with all-new ‘750’ and 850 versions. As before, the two models share an identical 853-cc engine but, along with other aspects, are significantly different. According to … Continue reading

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Saudi – a new link on the overland trail?

Saudi Arabia, a notoriously reclusive country, recently announced 90-day tourist e-visas are now available online. This easing of restrictions to non-Islamic foreign visitors is said to be part of the Vision 2030 programme, as the country seeks to wean its economy off oil. … Continue reading

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Honda NC750X DCT – 1100-mile review

I tried an NC a few weeks back, liked it as I knew I would, so bought a low-mileage current XA/XD model with an idea of converting it into a budget but high-economy Africa Twin. Plus I wanted to properly … Continue reading

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Quick Ride: Enfield Interceptor review

While working on next year’s AMH I’ve contrived a new category for my expanded section on overlanding contenders: Feel-good Retro Twins. Doing a trip a la Ted Simon or Steve McQueen’s brief tour of the Swiss border could add a certain … Continue reading

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Quick ride: AJP PR7 review

Updated November 2019 I took a short road blat on an AJP PR7 at the Overland show in August and must say, I was impressed. Like many, I’ve been aware of these bikes for a couple of years but it … Continue reading

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Quick ride: Fantic 500 Caballero Scrambler review

See also: Chinese travel bikes Fantic is another revived Italian brand who’ve lately produced a trio of retro-styled Caballero singles: the Dirt Track, Scrambler (above) and taller Rally (left) in 125-, 250 and 500cc variants. Fantic also produce skinny, dirt competition bikes … Continue reading

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Wanted​: Your Trip Reports for AMH8

Wanted: short trip reports from • Asia • Africa • Latin America (the AMZ) for the new, all-colour eighth edition of Adventure Motorcycling Handbook due in 2020. The report can be from any time, but the photo needs to be a … Continue reading

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