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Yamaha YZF-R3 and Monster Energy MotoGP YZF-R3 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R3 is a modern entry-level sport motorcycle, being introduced only in 2015. With power coming in at approximately 50 HP from the 320cc inline twin lightweight aluminum engine, the R3 is more than capable of hard acceleration, cruising …

Unchanged For 2020: The Versatile Honda CB500X Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Since it was first launched in 2013, the Honda CB500X has developed a cult following. Half-adventure explorer and half-commuter run-around, the CB500X is a hard motorcycle to define but whatever it is, it works. Equipped with a light and narrow, …

The Honda NC750X Returns For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The ever-popular Honda NC750X is back for 2020. Half commuter and half mid-sized adventure machine, the NC750X is a stress-free motorcycle with all-round appeal that toes the line between sensible daily runner and thrill-seeking tourer perfectly. Powered by a bullet-proof 745cc …

2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 BMW F 850 GS Adventure is an adventure touring motorcycle that is one of the best middle-weight motorcycles in its class. The Adventure trim level of the F850 GS is a model that takes things up a notch. It’s …

2020 Suzuki GSX250R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 GSX250R is a sport bike from Suzuki that’s built for beginner riders who want a sporty machine. It’s a good design that has been a serious competitor in the entry sportbike segment for a little while now. Suzuki released this bike in …

2020 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Versys-X 300 is Kawasaki’s city adventure motorcycle, designed mostly for city roads and internal freeways, with some light ability to do some adventure touring outside of the city limits. Powered by a 296cc DOHC liquid cooled parallel twin, the Versys-X 300 …

2020 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS – USA Only Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Versys 650 ABS is Kawasaki’s base model middleweight adventure tourer for the US market. Using a 649cc liquid cooled DOHC parallel twin based on the engine from the Ninja 650, the Versys 650 produces 68 crank HP …

2020 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS LT – USA Only Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Versys 650 ABS LT is the highest spec of the Versys 650 available in the US market. It uses the same 649cc liquid cooled DOHC parallel twin as the Versys 650 base model, producing 68 crank …

2020 Kawasaki Vulcan S and Vulcan S Cafe Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Vulcan S is an interesting take on a cruiser, being designated as a sport cruiser in official documentation. Powered by the 649cc DOHC liquid cooled parallel twin found in the Ninja 650, it has been retuned …

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 400 & 400 KRT Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 400 is a relatively young model line, only being launched officially in 2018. Using a 399cc DOHC liquid cooled parallel twin engine, the 400 produces 49 crank HP and 28 lbs-ft of crank torque. As …

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 & 650 KRT Edition Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 has been in production since 2006, although back then it was known as the 650R. Powered by a 649 cc DOHC parallel twin engine, the 650 produces 67 crank HP and 49 lbs-ft of …

2020 Kawasaki Z650 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Z650, much like its bigger brother the Z900, is a very young model, having been introduced only in 2017. Powered by a 64cc DOHC liquid cooled parallel twin, the Z650 produces 68 crank HP and 48.5 lbs-ft of crank torque. That …

2020 BMW F 850 GS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 BMW F 850 GS is an adventure touring motorcycle that is one of the best middle-weight motorcycles in its class. The bike can do pretty much anything. It’s a model designed to be a well-rounded machine that can take on …

2020 BMW F 750 GS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 BMW F 750 GS is an adventure touring motorcycle that is a killer enduro motorcycle. It’s a model designed to be a good all-around motorcycle, one that is a capable machine off-road and on-road. The bike is the ready-for-action version …

2020 BMW C 650 GT Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 BMW C 650 GT is a maxi scooter that is built for just about any road whether it be city streets or the highway. The C 650 GT is the scooter you get if the C 400 X isn’t quite …

2020 Kawasaki Versys 650 ABS LT SE – Canada Only Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Versys 650 ABS LT SE is the only new model introduced for the Versys 650 to Canada for 2020.  It uses the same 649cc liquid cooled DOHC parallel twin as the entire Versys 650 model …

2020 Kawasaki Z400 ABS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Kawasaki Z400 ABS is the youngest of the Z series bikes by a few months, having been introduced at the end of 2018 as a 2019 model. Powered by a 399cc DOHC parellel twin, the Z400 produces 49 crank HP and …

Fast, Fun, & Frugal: The 2020 Honda CBR500R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda CBR500R is a famously versatile motorcycle which appeals to a broad cross-section of riders. It’s an ideal ride for riders graduating from smaller capacities, and it’s also appealing for riders who’ve done the liter-class and want to …

Introducing The 2020 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES DCT Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links For 2020, Honda pulled the covers off of four models in the Africa Twin family: the Africa Twin, Africa Twin DCT, Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES, and Adventure Sports DCT. Every model received impressive updates from the …

New For 2020: The Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport ES Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The legendary Honda Africa Twin returns for 2020 with some serious updates. The engine is bigger, the chassis is lighter, and the technology is out of this world—but the most important update is the addition of two …

2020 Yamaha Tenere 700 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha Tenere 700 is a new chapter for Yamaha’s adventure touring model range. It is a mid-point between an out-and-out rally adventure racer and a civil, calm street motorcycle. Powered by the same crossplane crankshaft, 689 cc parallel-twin from the MT-07, …

2020 Yamaha Super Tenere ES Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links There is a saying that racing is the testbed for road vehicles, and the 2020 Yamaha Super Tenere ES stands as proof of that. Using a race-derived 1,119cc, DOHC, fuel-injected parallel-twin that raced in many Dakar Rally races throughout the past two …

2020 Yamaha XSR700 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Much like it’s bigger brother, the 2020 Yamaha XSR700 is almost entirely an MT-07 underneath. This means the same amazing 270-degree crossplane crankshaft with built-in counterbalancers churning out 74 crank HP and 50 lbs-ft of crank torque. However, unlike the MT-07, the XSR700 does …

2020 Yamaha MT-03 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The WebBikeWorld writers have been abuzz with excitement about the newly redesigned Yamaha MT-03 for 2020. Despite the range launching in 2006 and having a second-generation launch in 2016, Yamaha has taken the bike back to the drawing board and the results are worth …

2020 Yamaha MT-07 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha MT-07 is a very interesting motorcycle, especially in its 2020 model. Using an irregular interval firing parallel twin-engine, power is very decent for a near-700 CC engine at 74 crank HP with 50 lbs-ft of torque from low to mid-range on the …

The Honda Africa Twin Gets A Serious Update For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Honda’s class-leading adventure motorcycle, the Africa Twin, receives its first significant update since the model was re-introduced in 2015/16. The most notable of these changes sees the CRF1000L name changed to CRF1100L, signaling an increased engine capacity …

The Highly Anticipated 2020 Honda Rebel 500 Breaks Cover Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links When Honda pulled the covers off of the revamped Honda Rebel 500 back in 2017, a revolution occurred. Once a dowdy and tired looking model, the Rebel was redesigned into a smart and contemporary motorcycle that had instant …