BMW F700GS vs rivals

The new BMW F700GS replaces the old F650GS for 2013, although capacity remains at 800cc. We tested it against the Kawasaki Versys, Suzuki V-Strom 650 and Triumph Tiger 800too see which is the best mid range adventure bike. Get all the latest news at

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2010 Kawasaki Versys v BMW F650GS v Suzuki V-Strom
Five miles was all it took for MCN's road testers to agree the new 2010 Kawasaki Versys is fun to ride. 100 miles later it was clear the new bike should be just as popular as the 2009 Versys. But is the new Versys the best middleweight do-everything bike available? Watch the video to see it take on the BMW F650GS and Suzuki V-Strom.

£1500 adventure bike challenge - part 1
In the latest MCN Challenge we're going to prove that you don't have to spend a fortune to get your hands on a great adventure bike. With a £1500 budget burning a hole in their pockets, MCN's road testers have scoured MCN Bikes For Sale and found three (slightly questionable) examples.

Triumph Tiger 800XC vs BMW F800GS
MCN's test of the new Triumph Tiger 800XC against BMW's established performer F800GS has shown the Hinckley factory has yet another hit motorcycle in its expanding range. Our road trip to South West Wales involved 450 road miles and a day off-road on the same terrain used by the World rally Championships -- an arduous test for any factory-sponsored rally car let alone mass-produced, road-biased motorcycles you or us can walk into a shop and buy.

Ducati Multistrada 1200 v BMW GS
The king is dead. Long live the king. MCN's world first comparison test of the new Ducati Multistrada 1200 proves it is a better all-rounder than BMW's brilliant R1200GS.