For more than 30 years, the BMW Motorrad GS has been defining and dominating the segment of travel enduros. No other motorcycle is such an uncompromising embodiment of freedom and adventure, reliability and riding dynamics, and ultimately pure riding pleasure both on and off the road. BMW Motorrad is now embarking on the next chapter of its success story – with the new R 1200 GS which launched to media, customers and biking enthusiasts at the Bikers Café on Jumeirah Beach Road last Friday. Continue reading →
Frenchman Jean-Louis Schlesser, Spaniard Marc Coma and Pole Rafal Sonik claimed outright victories in their respective car, motorcycle and quad categories of the four-day 2013 Sealine Cross-Country Rally, which finished in southern Qatar on Friday.
The trio held on to their overnight advantages in very different circumstances to clinch the wins after a punishing all-desert route of over 1,500km had tested both man and machine to the limit. Schlesser, Chilean rider Francisco Lopez and Sonik were triumphant on the fourth and final stage. Continue reading →
The magicians at Café Racer Dreams started off with a Honda Dominator NX 650 for this project, firstly replacing the fuel tank with one from a Bultaco Mercurio 175 GT 1976, painted in blue and cream for a retro feel. Number 23 also receives a lowered frame, rear seat design, lower front suspension and Öhlins suspension bits, along with a K&N air filter, LSL dirt-style handlebars and Coker Diamond tyres front and rear. Sweet, no? Continue reading →
The 2013 Yamaha Grizzly 350 4WD is one of the toughest ATVs in its lineup, able to deal effortlessly with almost anything you throw at it. In its wild adventures, the Grizzly 350 4WD is helped by a robust engine which is paired with a capable Ultramatic transmission. You wouldn’t have any significant complains about the ride quality either, as the front and rear suspension allows it to float over rough terrain with poise. Moreover, the On-Command 2WD/4WD system enables you to switch easily between suitable driving modes. Continue reading →
You know by now that Surly’s Moonlander picks up where Pugsley left off. The phat bike accomodates staggeringly wide 4.7″ tyres on 100mm rims; such a large footprint allows you to ride them at very low pressure, and like a snowshoe enables even greater traction and float over all kinds of terrain…wet stuff, roots, rocks, pebbles, gravel, sand, and many types of snow. Continue reading →