2009 KTM 690 Duke Comparison

In a world of cookie-cutter, look-alike motorcycles, the KTM 690 Duke not only breaks the mold—it jumps up and down on it,  smashing it to pieces. Visually, it’s hard to…

2006 Husaberg FE450e Comparison

Riding the Husaberg has us convinced that Swedes either live in rainy, nasty conditions, or are all midgets. The riding position handed us our first clue as we tried to cram ourselves…

Honda NC700X vs BMW C650GT

Even with different transmissions, it’s remarkable how similar these two machines look when you strip them naked (unlike me and Alan). The Honda uses a tube-steel frame that not only…

2013 Honda NC700X Comparison

One characteristic common among Honda motorcycles is smoothness. Fuss-free transmissions, even power delivery, and light handling are de rigueur for most Honda-made machinery. So it was refreshing to discover that Honda injected…