Category Archives: Bikes

More Adventure Twins for 2020

In last year’s end-of-year preview I wrote ‘… the future looks bright – we’re gonna have twins.’ And twins we got: the long-awaited XT700, Guzzi’s 85TT, a ’19-er’ CB500X, and the KTM 790s. Only the Norton 650s remain stuck in … Continue reading

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BMW GS310s still in Morocco

More about Morocco tours See also: G310GS 2200km review G310GS first ride in Morocco Three groups did a similar 1200-km loop, mostly on G310Gs all with around 30,000 rental kms on the clock. The 310 engines and finish are still … 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 Twain’. 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 December 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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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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