Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:48:08 +0000 Yamaha Reveals 05GEN and 06GEN Concepts Yamaha Reveals 05GEN and 06GEN Concepts Concept models can usually be divided into two categories: those you hope would eventually become production models, and those that just leave you scratching your head. Yamaha‘s new 05GEN and 06GEN concepts perfectly illustrate this distinction. Over the last few years, Yamaha has presented a series of concept models exhibiting what it calls a “Refined […] more
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:36:37 +0000 Top 10 Features Of The 2016 KTM 690 Duke Top 10 Features Of The 2016 KTM 690 Duke
In his review of the 2016 KTM 690 Duke, Evans Brasfield gave the bike a score of 89.75%. That’s a strong score, to be sure, but I didn’t pay much attention to it since, frankly, I wanted to find out for myself. Well, I’ve finally had the chance to do so, as we’ve recently put the KTM up against the new Suzuki SV650, the Yamaha FZ-07, and a first-gen SV650 from 1999. That test will go up tomorrow, but in the meantime let me say that I concur with Evans’ rating. It’s a fun bike, but without giving too much away here in the opening paragraph, here are 10 features to like about the 2016 KTM 690 Duke.