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Dr. Frazier: Hunted Near Spook City

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Dr. G’s KLR adventure ride finds him searching for a Colorado ghost town known as Spook City – but the GPS and local fauna don’t prove helpful as tour guides.

Backmarker: Production Bikes vs. MotoGP

Thursday, December 6, 2012
CRT bikes may have failed to compete in MotoGP, but bone stock production bikes have never been closer to GP performance. Our Backmarker weighs in…

Edelweiss Breweries and Castles Tour

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Edelweiss Bike Travel is offering a Breweries and Castles tour through Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, France and Switzerland beginning August 2013.

2012 BMW GS Trophy: South America

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The seven-day 2012 BMW GS Trophy event in South America gave amateur adventure riders the chance to experience a world-class enduro contest complete with numerous special tests across the wilds of Patagonia.

BMW Presents Judges for 'Ride of your Life'

Monday, November 26, 2012
BMW Motorrad presents the judges for the 'Ride of your Life' tour. Adrien Brody, Rick Yune, Charley Boorman and Jutta Kleinschmidt will choose which bikers go on the tour.

2013 Yamaha FJR1300A First Ride

Friday, November 16, 2012
Motorcycle USA reacquaints itself with a familiar favorite, riding the revamped Yamaha FJR1300 sport-tourer in Northern California.

Aprilia Caponord 1200 First Look

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Borrowing heavily from its Dorsoduro, Aprilia conjures up another entry for the Adventure-Touring market with its new Caponord 1200.

V-Strom 1000 Concept in U.S. by 2014

Monday, November 12, 2012
Suzuki announced that the V-Strom 1000 Concept unveiled at Intermot 2012 will join the company's U.S. line-up in 2014.

2013 Honda CB500X First Look

Monday, November 12, 2012
Honda has released details on a mid-sized adventure-styled motorcycle dubbed the 2013 CB500X.

Dr. Frazier: Global ADV Motorcyclists Gather

Thursday, November 8, 2012
Motorcycle USA's globe-trotting adventure tourer, Dr. Gregory Frazier, picked up some tips and tricks and shared laughs with other motorcycle fanatics at the 2012 California Horizon's Unlimited Traveller's Meeting.

Twisted Throttle Mods a Triumph Explorer 1200

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Twisted Throttle got a 2013 Triumph Explorer 1200 and added a full list of upgrades to improve performance and comfort in a wide variety of adventure touring scenarios.

Backmarker: Ralph Wayne Backyard Nationals

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Ralph Wayne's Vintage Backyard Nationals is a laid-back gathering of vintage enthusiasts in Kansas City. Our Backmarker investigates.

BeemerGS.com 2013 Calendar Available

Friday, October 19, 2012
The 2013 BeemerGS.com calendar is available for all riders and fans of the BMW GS.

2012 Kawasaki KLR650 Project Part 3

Friday, October 19, 2012
The 2012 Kawasaki KLR650 Project continues with performance upgrades, as MotoUSA samples the LeoVince X3 slip-on and components from Progressive Suspension.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere Two-Up Review

Friday, October 12, 2012
MotoUSA put the 2012 Yamaha Super Tenere to the test as a two-up adventure touring mount in Southern Utah's Dixie National Forest.

Backmarker: Cannonball Run 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Cannonball Run returns in 2012, featuring vintage motorcycles crossing the country, and our Backmarker shadows the ride as it meanders through Sturgis.

Dr. Frazier Ponders Another Global Ride

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The sixth time’s a charm? Maybe so for Dr. G. who ponders another round-the-world adventure motorcycle ride.

Backmarker: Bridgepoint’s Messy Marriage

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Bridgepoint Capital shook up the motorcycle racing scene with its acquisition of the MotoGP and World Superbike series. Now with news of a further merger of the two premier road racing series, our Backmarker weighs in.

2013 BMW R1200GS First Look

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
BMW updates the most prolific seller in company history, giving the R1200GS a long-awaited redesign – featuring the anticipated switch to a liquid-cooled Boxer engine.

Clancy Centenary Ride October 23, 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012
The Clancy Centenary Ride is set to start October 23, 2012 from Dublin, Ireland. The ride commemorates Carl Stearns Clancy, the first person to circumnavigate the globe on a motorcycle.
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