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2015 - 2022 Yamaha FJR1300

2015 - 2022 Yamaha FJR1300

It has a liquid-cooled four-banger in a sportbike frame for a bit more thrill than just a tourbike

The biggest sport-tourer in Yamaha’s lineup is better than ever. In 2016, the FJR1300A and its stablemate the FJR1300ES saw some evolutionary changes that brought just enough tweaks to make them smoother, more comfortable rides. Probably the biggest change in that update was in the transmission with the addition of a sixth gear and adding a slipper clutch to reduce hand fatigue at the clutch lever. Both of these tourers run a 1,298 cc liquid-cooled four-banger and come on a sportbike frame for a bit more thrill than just a tourbike.

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2015 - 2022 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS

2015 - 2022 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS

It’s a supersport tourer with real supersport DNA

Kawasaki delivered the 2015 Concours 14 ABS with a whole slew of improvements over the prior year — some cosmetic and some for performance — and carries that over to 2022. At the core, the Kawasaki kept the 1,352 cc engine derived from the Ninja® ZX™-14R in a chassis tuned for touring. The sportbike DNA is quite evident in the overall styling, so whether you love it or hate it, you don’t ignore the Concours 14 ABS.

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Hub-Centre Steering: Engineering Dead End?

Hub-Centre Steering: Engineering Dead End?

Advantages Don’t Quite Outweigh Disadvantages

Hub-centre steering is one of the few departures from traditional motorcycle chassis engineering that has been paid more than lip service. Bimota still uses the technology but is it just another engineering dead-end?

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Bimota Tesi Touring Bike Is Coming!

Bimota Tesi Touring Bike Is Coming!

Previously sports bike-only model will be joined by touring model in two years’ time

Hot on the heels of the KB4 retro-styled sports bike, Bimota CEO announces that the Tesi platform will be the base for more new models, powered by the Kawasaki H2 supercharged motor.

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2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Upgrades Create A Long Distance Beast

2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Upgrades Create A Long Distance Beast

Touring has never been this exciting

The 2022 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT continues its reign as the maddest sports tourer out there. Upgrades to running gear and electronics but misses out on radar-assisted cruise control.

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Moto Guzzi Screams Into The 21st Century

Moto Guzzi Screams Into The 21st Century

V100 Mandello The Most Modern Guzzi Yet

Moto Guzzi finally embraces liquid-cooling for its venerable transverse v-twin along with world-first aerodynamic bodywork and sophisticated electronics.

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2022 Kawasaki H2 SX SE's Tech Goes Stratospheric

2022 Kawasaki H2 SX SE’s Tech Goes Stratospheric

Kawasaki has just made the best sports tourer even better

Upgrades to the electronics package make the H2 SX SE better than ever. Radar assisted cruise control, collision detection, blind-spot monitoring and electronic suspension make it one of the safest - and fastest - bikes out there.

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2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT

It’s sport-touring with a GSX-R-derived engine. Yeah, just like that.

Suzuki replaces the GSX-S1000F sport-tourer with an all new “GT” version on the GSX-S1000 platform for the 2022 model year. Long distance comfort and sportbike performance combine on the new GT and its GT+ sibling, along with top-shelf stability and ride-quality electronics to complete the package.

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2022 Ducati Multistrada Pikes Peak Reaches new Heights

2022 Ducati Multistrada Pikes Peak Reaches new Heights

Ultra-sporty version of adventure bike gets sharper and faster

The Third of six planned online launches sees Ducati release details of the latest Multistrada V4 mode, the Pikes Peak, a more road sports focussed version of the adventure model.

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Honda NT1100: Full Details Revealed

Honda NT1100: Full Details Revealed

Adventure-tourers are all the rage at the moment and Honda has entered the fray with a road-biased version of its Africa Twin. Full details have just been released and here they are!

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Honda Teases 'A New Era Of Touring' With New NT1100

Honda Teases ’A New Era Of Touring’ With New NT1100

The Biggest Hint Yet, but It doesn’t show much

It’s been rumoured for a while but up to now, Honda has been tight-lipped about its new model. Now, we can reveal it is an Africa Twin-based touring bike. But that’s about all we know!

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First Look: Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Is A Kitten With Claws

First Look: Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Is A Kitten With Claws

Second model on the Trident 660 platform looks fantastic

Triumph finally reveals the Tiger Sport 660, based on the Trident 660 platform. Only triple-cylinder engine in the category and the most powerful. Coupled with Triumph quality and finish, this is one kitten with sharp claws.

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2022 Ducati Multistrada V2 Revealed in Online Launch

2022 Ducati Multistrada V2 Revealed in Online Launch

Replacement for Multistrada 950

The first of six Ducati launch episodes to take place over the next twelve weeks revealed the 2022 Multistrada V2, replacing the Multistrada 950. No big changes, just detail evolution to chassis, equipment and electronics.

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2020 - 2022 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

2020 - 2022 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

Supersport or Sport-Tourer: You Choose

Kawasaki stepped up its game ahead of the 2020 model year with new body components, updated electronics, and a smoother-running engine for its Ninja 1000SX. The factory also tuned up the ergonomics to improve long-range comfort and even chucked on an adjustable clutch lever for a little bit of lagniappe. Improvements in rideability, control, and aesthetics join the liter-plus engine and Ninja pedigree to deliver a refined product to the masses.

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2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT Sports Tourer Lays Claim To Class Leader Title

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000GT Sports Tourer Lays Claim To Class Leader Title

New Model Will Replace the GSX-S1000F

Suzuki announces its contender for sports-tourer class honours, taking the GSX-S1000F and giving it a thorough update, with more comfort, more tech, better weather protection and optional hard luggage. Mechanicals stay the same but they were so good in the first place, why mess with a winning formula?

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New Moto Guzzi V100 Mondello Revealed in Official Video

New Moto Guzzi V100 Mondello Revealed in Official Video

New GT Sports Tourer looks good but no specs given yet

New transverse v-twin-engined semi-faired sport bike from the famed Italian manufacturer. Liquid cooling, shaft drive through single-sided swing arm, electrically adjusted screen and aero flaps in fairing. No word on ultimate specifications yet.

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