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The test bikes you can ride at the Adventure Bike Rider Festival

The Adventure Bike Rider Festival is simply weeks away, and we’re delighted to have the ability to supply you the probability to test ride all of the latest journey motorcycles in one area.

If you feel like driving a Multistrada 1260 in the morning and a Ténéré 700 in the afternoon, be our guest! Under, you’ll find a record of which bikes each producer is bringing with them. Protected driving!

Learn how to ebook your test ride:

Test rides can be booked at every relevant manufacturer stand. Be certain that deliver your driving licence and your DVLA verify code, which you can get from Keep in mind, your DVLA verify code expires after 21 days, so you’ll have to seize it after 24 June for it to be legitimate.

All test ride bookings are on a first come, first served foundation and you can solely guide for the present day (i.e. you can’t guide a Saturday test ride on Friday). Driving gear isn’t offered, so ensure that you flip up with yours.

Ducati’s Test Fleet

Multistrada 950
The new Multistrada 950, with four driving modes, cornering ABS and DTC, combines low weight and the 850mm seat peak to ensure agility and ease of driving. With the advanced know-how, Ducati ensures most safety in all circumstances.

Studio shot of the Multistrada 1260

Multistrada 1260
The new Multistrada 1260 maximises the concept of versatility. The new 1262 Testastretta DVT engine expands powers even in low gear, whereas the new chassis and cutting-edge electronics enhance management and ease of driving in any situation on any street.

Studio shot of the Multistrada 1260 Enduro

Multistrada 1260 Enduro

The new Multistrada 1260 Enduro expands on the concept of journey with the new Testastretta DVT 1262 engine, with full torque curve and a renewed chassis for higher ease of driving at low speeds or when manoeuvring. A mixture of efficiency and luxury that makes your travels unforgettable each on-road and off-road.

Studio short of the Scrambler Desert Sled

Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled

The new Scrambler Desert Sled is designed for many who love the unconventional streets and the less-travelled paths. This version of the Scrambler presents a singular mixture of off-road spirit and way of life values.

Yamaha’s Test Fleet

Adventure Bike Rider Festival

Ténéré 700

At the Adventure Bike Rider Festival you’ll have the alternative to ride the long-awaited Yamaha Ténéré 700 ahead of anybody else in the UK. A “truly versatile motorcycle” in response to our bike reviewer, the Ténéré 700 weighs in at 200kg (moist) and eschews any pointless thrills in favour of tried and examined design to keep the bike going no matter what you throw at it. Is that this the mid-weight adventure bike you’ve been waiting for? This is the time to seek out out.

BMW’s Test Fleet

Studio shot of the BMW F 850 GS

F 850 GS
Although the F 850 GS carries the similar engine as the F 750 GS, it provides a bit of more grunt (95hp versus 77hp), carries spoked wheels over forged wheels, has extra ground clearance and is usually more capable when heading off-piste. As ABR founder Alun Davies put it: “It has all the makings of a fantastic RTW companion.”

BMW’s Display Bikes

R 1250 GS Adventure
BMW’s range-topping adventure bike is built for long-distance touring consolation regardless of the terrain, and it’ll handle your luggage and pillion with out concern.

R 1250 GS
It’s considered one of the business’s best-selling adventure bikes for a purpose. Whether you’re in the metropolis, on the motorway, or exploring damaged mountain roads in the Alps, the R 1250 GS is there to accompany you every step of the approach, with the new Boxer engine bringing extra performance than ever earlier than.

F 850 GS Adventure
If you’re after a GS with implausible off-road credentials and a more manageable measurement than the 1250, the F 850 GS Adventure could possibly be the bike for you.

F 750 GS
With extra grunt than the G 310 GS and fewer weight and bulk than the 1250, this can be a nimble mid-range bike that’ll accompany you on all your travels. The engine can be de-tuned to be A2-licence pleasant, whereas the decrease seat peak makes it that bit more accessible when compared to the F 850 GS.

G 310 GS
Adventures don’t need to be huge to be unforgettable. The ‘mini GS’ comes with the basic journey bike styling and allows you to go from city jungle to beautiful countryside with ease.

R nineT City G/S
Powered by a characterful boxer-twin engine and with unmistakable type, the R nineT City G/S is harking back to the legendary R 80 G/S, making for a extremely dynamic and crowd pleasing retro journey.

KTM’s Test Fleet

Studio shot of 790 Adventure R

KTM 790 Adventure R
Developed from KTM’s peerless off-road race DNA, the 790 Adventure R is a critical off-road motorbike outfitted for extreme terrain.

Studio shot of 1290 Super Adventure R

KTM 1290 Tremendous Adventure R
The 1290 Tremendous Adventure R is the ultimate off-road journey enduro for exploring the trail much less travelled – the harder, the better.

KTM’s Show Bikes

KTM 1290 Tremendous Adventure S
Unimaginable know-how mix with 160bhp to make the 1290 Tremendous Adventure S one in every of the most impressive journey bikes out there.

KTM 790 Adventure
The beautiful new 790 Adventure is built for countless journey enduro exploration and holds large potential for off-road driving.

KTM 690 Enduro R
Grasp far more challenging terrain on the 690 Enduro R – a lightweight, high-performance king of versatility.

This all-terrain master fears no impediment and, with the creation of two-stroke TPI know-how, has risen to ridiculous new heights.

Honda’s Test Fleet

Studio shot of Honda Gold Wing

Gold Wing /DCT
Lighter and more compact, the new Gold Wing is loaded with know-how and creature comforts to make each journey an absolute joy.

Studio shot of Honda Africa Twin

Africa Twin MT
Ride it as soon as and you’ll be hooked. The 1000cc parallel twin engine, throttle-by-wire system and addictive torque supply make even the longest journeys a joy.

Studio photo of Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Africa Twin Adventure Sports activities DCT
Increase your journey with higher comfort, enhanced floor clearance and a bigger 24.2L gasoline tank offering a powerful 310-mile range.

Studio shot of Honda NC750X

With agile dealing with, torquey yet economical efficiency, and the unimaginable DCT transmission – it’s the good journey companion for wherever you’re going.

Studio shot of Honda X-ADV

There’s nothing out there like the X-ADV. It’s an revolutionary crossover that blends metropolis comfort with rugged adventure capabilities.

Studio shot of Honda CB500x

With enhanced comfort and practicality pioneered by its predecessor, the new CB500X additionally incorporates new features that give it extra off-road driving potential.

Studio shot of Honda Gold Wing Tour

Gold Wing Tour
Honda’s flagship continues to reign supreme in ranges of consolation, luxurious and know-how. It is, quite merely, the final touring machine.

Studio shot of Honda CRF250 Rally

CRF250 Rally
With HRC CRF450R Rally Dakar styling, the CRF250 Rally delivers an actual taste of adventure to riders who need a mild, easy-to-manage machine.

Honda will even have several CRF1000L Africa Twins and CRF450L bikes from the Dave Thorpe Honda Adventure Centre that you’ll be capable of ride round the Adventure Trail.

Honda’s Show Bikes

VFR1200X Crosstourer
1,237cc V4 engine, advanced chassis and electronics featuring ABS and traction control. Plus, the choice of Honda’s Twin Clutch Transmission (DCT).

Honda’s renowned 782cc 16 valve 90° V4-VTEC engine and pumped-up adventure-sport styling make each ride an escape.

A dual-purpose dream machine, the CRF450L excels each off-road and on and is constructed to go your distance.

Super Cub
Instantly recognisable, the Super Cub is just ‘super cool’. Its basic styling is now complemented by trendy features like ABS and LED lighting.

The ever-popular Monkey is constructed to make you smile. It’s all about the sheer, primary enjoyable of driving.

Triumph’s Test Fleet

Tiger 800 XCA and Tiger 800 XRx Low

From the road-focussed Tiger XRx, to the off-road hungry XCa, there’s a Tiger 800 for every individual, each ride, and every journey.

Triumph Tiger XRT

Tiger 1200 XRT
The XR line-up is tailored to ship the ultimate on-road/off-road adventure – select epic.

Road Scrambler
Lovely appears, modern Bonneville character and precise, straightforward dealing with; the Road Scrambler’s spectacular versatility is enhanced by the reality it’s sensible fun to ride.

Scrambler 1200 XC and Scrambler 1200 XE
The Scrambler 1200 XC is constructed for the street and for actual off-road driving enjoyable, while the range-topping Scrambler 1200 XE, which takes specification to the highest degree and comes with implausible off-road credentials, belongs at the very prime of the motorcycling world.

Suzuki’s Test Fleet

V-Strom 1000XT
Suzuki’s flagship adventure bike makes use of a torque-laden 1037cc V-twin engine, and contains a two-mode traction management system and advanced cornering ABS.

V-Strom 650XT
A cult basic, the V-Strom 650 uses Suzuki’s famed 645cc V-twin, which is full of character. It additionally will get traction management and DR Huge-esque styling.

The evolution of an icon, the 2019 KATANA echoes the design philosophy of the unique, but modernises the basic with a set of electronics, agile chassis, and a strong 150hp engine.

Kawasaki’s Test Fleet

Versys 1000

Housing an in-line four-cylinder engine, plus a nimble chassis, with an upright driving position, the new Versys 1000 is a recipe for driving fun.

Versys 1000 SE

The new Versys 1000 SE takes the journey tour vary to the subsequent degree with a TFT dashboard, LED cornering lights, electronic suspension and Kawasaki Quick Shifter.

Versys 650

With long-travel suspension and sporty 17” wheels, plus a slim, upright driving position, the Versys 650 is a metropolis pal and mountain street conqueror in one.


The new Z1000SX, with its seductive styling, consists of the newest digital rider aids, plus practical touring options. This machine is guaranteed to fulfill your want for distance in comfort.

Ninja H2 SX SE+

The all-new Ninja H2 SX SE+ boasts superior electronic suspension and a number of high degree gear, making it our most advanced sport tourer but.

With less than a month to go until the Adventure Bike Rider Festival, tickets are more likely to sell out, so get yours as we speak. Buy your tickets right here.