Extreme adventure test: Part one

While for many, adventure bikes represent comfort, on road presence and load carrying abilities -- these clearly shouldn't be their only qualities. The real design brief for an adventure bike is that it will take you and your kit wherever you want to go whether that's touring Scotland or navigating your way across the Sahara desert. Unlike the majority of tests in the media that focus primarily on road riding with some token dirt action, this test is different. The 400 miles of road work covered on this test was purely to get to the off road trails we wanted. This is a test to determine which of the four bikes you'd want to take into the depths of Africa and which would be better off sticking to well surfaced tarmacked roads. Get all the latest news at http://www.motorcyclenews.com

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Extreme adventure test - part two
We took the BMW R1200GS, Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere, Triumph Tiger Explorer 1200 and KTM 990 Adventure on an off-road adventure and to really test their abilities, we enlisted Stan Watt, who finished 34th in this year's Dakar Rally. View part one here: http://youtu.be/umHWLA8X2ik Get all the latest news att http://www.motorcyclenews.com

KTM's Uncrashable Bike: New Bosch ABS | News | Motorcyclenews.com
The world's first cornering ABS brings the 'uncrashable; bike one step closer, and it's standard on KTM's 1190 Adventure from 2014. We take a look at one of the biggest breakthroughs in biking for years. Get the best of biking EVERY day... Latest motorcycle news: http://www.motorcyclenews.com/ Sign up to MCN Xtra -- the new MCN newsletter: http://www.motorcyclenews.com/ Like /MotorCycleNews on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MotorcycleNews/ Follow @MCNnews on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MCNNews Follow @MCNsport on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MCNSport

Akrapovič Morsus World First Ride
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£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.