MOBOs: Best Sport-Touring Motorcycle of 2022

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Best Sport-Touring Motorcycle of 2022: Suzuki GSX-S1000GT+

From a pure performance standpoint, the Ducati in the runner-up position would wipe the floor with the Suzuki here. But every year it’s worth reminding readers that these awards are about more than just outright performance. We also factor in the intangible factors, like what a certain model means for the brand or for the category, and the GT+ is a sign that the traditional, non-adventure-based, sport-tourers are still alive and kicking. There’s also just the shock and awe factor. As in, we expected Suzuki’s GSX-S1000GT+ to be a nice motorcycle – but

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The 2023 Indian Motorcycle Lineup + Our Take on Each Model

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For 2023, the American marquee has added a new Indian Challenger Elite and FTR Sport to its lineup. Some other models from the 2022 Indian Motorcycle range have also received minor updates going into 2023.

The most notable changes are on the FTR models, with all of them now featuring a new sports exhaust muffler, revised front brakes, a repositioned speedo, and a new clutch. Indian Motorcycle has also released new FTR-specific accessories, some of which are made from carbon fiber.

Lastly, Indian has also introduced an array of new paint schemes across its model line.

2023 Indian Scout Models

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Motorcycle Tips: Back Brake Benefits

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Motor officer Quinn Redeker is a master of rear brake control. Photo by Greg Drevenstedt.

Rear brakes aren’t a hot topic in today’s motoverse, nor are they necessarily among the most sought-after motorcycle tips. In fact, they’re kind of boring when the front binders on modern bikes provide so much stopping power, often with a single finger on the lever, but they’re still important. 

According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, front brakes provide approximately 70% of a motorcycle’s maximal stopping power, leaving around 30% to the single rear brake. But many factors affect this ratio, such as speed, tire grip,

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2023 KTM 890 Adventure First Look [9 Fast Facts for ADV Touring]

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We have already had a look at the off-road-ready 2023 KTM 890 Adventure R. Now it’s time to take the R away, and check out the numerous update to the standard 890 Adventure, which is more street-friendly. Don’t worry; it’s still an off-road capable ADV motorcycle.

  1. The 2023 KTM 890 Adventure gets new WP Apex suspension. The Apex units are almost completely adjustable—the shock’s compression damping is fixed, as is the fork spring-preload. Travel at both ends is a hair under eight inches, which should be sufficient for all but the hardest-core off-road adventurists.

  1. Off-road riders
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I’ve ridden every electric motorcycle out there. Here’s what I know

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Electric motorcycles are my jam. If I’m on two wheels and it’s not a bicycle, then odds are I’m on an electric motorcycle. I don’t ride them because they’re clean or green, though those are nice side benefits – I ride them because they’re fun and enjoyable. They’re infinitely better than sitting in a car watching the world go by through glass. And the ownership experience is so much nicer than gas motorcycles due to their greatly reduced maintenance, lower cost of ownership, lack of vibrating cacophony, and a laundry list of other reasons.

My love of these awesome e-motos

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Motorcycle.com Best of 2022 Awards

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Motorcycle.com’s Best Of (MOBO) award season is finally here again! As has been our recent tradition, we use the MOBOs to begin our December wrap-up of the 2022 model year before we jump into the new model introduction season. Although EICMA was only a couple of weeks ago, and the bulk of the 2022 motorcycle models have been announced, the 2022 model year isn’t officially over until we wrap up our awards!

Once again, the Motorcycle.com staff gathered over multiple video conferences to work our way through the bounty of motorcycles that we were privileged to test during the

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