Honda has announced a new CRF300L for some markets (but not yet for North America).
I like what has been happening in the Japanese 250cc dual sport bike class recently. First, Kawasaki upped their 250 to a 300. Now Honda has increased their 250 to a 300 also – and will hopefully bring it to the US market soon. Yamaha announced the end of production for the WR250R. Are they about to bring out a 300 too? Time will tell…
It’s an interesting time in history for dual sport bikes (street legal but off-pavement capable motorcycles weighing 300-400 lbs). What makes it so interesting is that there is a very distinct duality in the dual sport world. An old versus …Continue reading →
The Texas Gulf Coast has been devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The stories and pictures being reported on the news are just stunning. And more rain is expected today and tomorrow in the Houston area. My thoughts and prayers to everyone …Continue reading →
I’ve been working, slowly, on my 701 Enduro build. The first upgrade I made was the addition of a Prerun gas cap and rear rack. The stock gas cap is a locking unit but since I haven’t had any issues …Continue reading →
Riders, The weather forecast for northwest Arkansas is not good. They are expecting more than an inch of rain on Saturday and the trails there are not fun to ride when wet. Accordingly, JT (the rally leader) has officially canceled …Continue reading →
Riders, I have reluctantly cancelled the Hill Country 500 scheduled for this weekend. The weather simply isn’t cooperating with all the rain we’ve had the last few days and with more on the way. I will reschedule the ride in the Fall.
How many dual sport / adventure bikes are sold each year in the USA? What is the break-down by model? According to Web Bike World, these are the approximate sales numbers for dual sport bike in the USA (and presumably includes …Continue reading →