Category Archives: AMH News

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

Had a short road blat on an AJP PR7 at the Overland show on the weekend and must say, I was impressed. I’ve been aware of these bikes for a couple of years, but looks like 2019 was the year … 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 strong image 4000px … Continue reading

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Quick Ride: Honda NC750X DCT review

A couple of weeks after I wrote this I bought one… I know it’s not fashionable in adventureworld but I do believe the Honda NC750X DCT (…XD) would make a great travel bike. We’re assured the NC is nothing more than a sensible … Continue reading

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Tested: Klim Traverse II jacket

Tested: Klim Traverse 2 jacket In a line: Smart looking, well vented and lightweight waterproof shell UK price: £409 (bought discounted from Adventure Spec) Weight: 1025g (verified) Size tested: Large (me: 6ft 1in/186cm • 210lbs/95kg) See also: Adventure Spec Linesman Adventure … Continue reading

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Quick ride: Yamaha XT700 Tenere review

See also: Yamaha’s Ténéré travel bikes Yamaha XScrambleR 700 Yamaha XT660Z Tenere Africa Twin Soon: KTM 790R Honda NC750X In the UK, July’s ABR show was the only chance to road-test Yamaha’s much-awaited XT700 Tenere before it reached dealers. As … Continue reading

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