Remember that feeling of freedom you had on your first bike? I could use it for commuting, I can and have used it during winter and warmer months for general road riding (albeit at my meagre 16-17mph av.), it can be used as an offroad 'adventure' bike as the ones listed are pitched at and with all those types of cycling have the ability to fit a huge range of tyres widths on anything from a 27.5 to the current 700C and 29er type rims AND be able to have a proper pannier rack fitted and normal full length mudguards whilst still having clearance for 45mm+ tyres with them fitted.
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An 18-litre fuel tank, long travel suspension, high ground clearance and dry weight of 186 kg certainly make the SuperDual a very attractive proposition as a lightweight, easy to use adventure bike. Merlin have a CX bike 105 equipped which is quite competitive too th a similar range of gear IIRC.
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The dash is the same, but gets a full-colour TFT treatment and gets a long list of features, including settings for the electronics suspension, and to tweak each individual rider mode. I have two of the above bikes and find anything over 32c a bit of drag, though I would certainly go out to 42c for a off roady tour on the Tripster.
There are no valve probs with the a media beat up. It is a smooth road bike with adventure stylingThe problem is it is too heavy ,not the right sort of for general touring on road and will handle rough roads, dry packed dirt but not sand or mud or grass.
Several manufacturers modify street motorcycles to make them more dirt worthy. The Bokeh combines an aluminium frame and carbon fork with all the key ingredients of an adventure bike, including wide tyres, disc brakes, thru-axles, relaxed geometry and mounts for mudguards and racks.
It has a very smooth-running v-twin engine and it can also handle some basic dirt roads. The opportunity to hang out with a bunch of riders around the campfire in the evening, discussing the ride experience from the day, is a great ending before moto heading to bed.
It's based on an all-new middleweight platform that the company says will allow for engines from 500 to 1250 cc. The photo shows an upright bike with a front fairing that looks to take inspiration from the Road Glide cruiser. Imagine trying to control two trail bikes at the same time - that's the kind of deal here.
60mm suspension fork smooths out the bumpy roads or trails. The SWM SuperDual is a lightweight adventure bike powered by a 600 cc, single-cylinder engine based on the old Husqvarna TE 160 enduro bike. Dual-sport motorcycles are the most practical choice in rural areas in many parts of the world, and when traveling on unpaved trails they can often be a necessity.
They can be ridden anywhere, these bikes, on the road and off it. The idea of adventure (or allroad, roadplus and enduroad as some people are calling this style of bike) is also finding fans, with the ability to dart down a bridleway or over the plain or along a fireroad to mix up a regular road ride appealing to cyclists keen to get away from the congested streets and into the wide open countryside.