Tag Archives: CRF1000L Africa Twin

Reviewing AMH7’s bike predictions

While flicking through AMH7 looking for ideas for the 8th edition, I spotted the box, right, previewing bikes just out, thought to be on the horizon or ones we’d wish to see. Written in 2016, it made an interesting read. The … Continue reading

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Quick spin • Africa Twin DCT review

See also: Honda X-ADV Yamaha XT700 Tenere There’s one problem with marrying Honda’s ‘have your cake and eat it’ DCT transmission with their 270°-crank parallel twin engine: you can’t dip the clutch and blip the throttle for the sheer fun of unleashing … Continue reading

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Looking for Adventure: CB500X or MT-07

A few months ago I had a brief ride on Nick Plumb’s XTZ1200 (left). It was only a few miles but the creamy smooth pulse of the big, lazy engine was spellbinding. It took me back 36.6 years to my old Ducati  (right). In … Continue reading

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