Adventure Bike Review: Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250

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We know that getting deep into the backcountry often requires a rugged all-terrain vehicle. But most of you probably don’t realize that a motorcycle is just as capable (maybe more so) as a four-wheel drive truck or SUV—it just can’t haul near as much gear. Harley-Davidson, the iconic motorcycle brand, entered the adventure motorcycle fray this year with its Pan America 1250, a rugged off-roader that sports a powerful 1,252-cubic-centimeter, liquid-cooled V-twin engine that produces 150-horsepower.

Motorcycles have long been able to access remote areas of the world. Thrill-seekers like Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman chose the BMW R

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Hyundai Santa Cruz a Car? No, it’s a Sport Adventure Truck

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SANTA CRUZ, CA – Is it a four-seat sedan with a small truck bed? Or is it a small pickup that drives like a car? To Hyundai, which has dubbed its all-new Santa Cruz a sport adventure pickup, it’s both.

The Santa Cruz represents Hyundai’s entry into the North American pickup market without going head-to-head with General Motors, Ford, Jeep or Toyota. Even the automaker’s Irvine, CA-based design teams occasionally refer to the Santa Cruz as a car, other times as a truck.

From the 20-in. tires to the tuned suspension and driver-assistance systems to the sloped D-pillar, locking tonneau

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