Black-and-orange 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R power-sliding through the desert
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The Best New ADV Bikes Under $15,000

It’s definitely possible to have a great off-road bike adventure without going broke. But, as with cars, paying a bit more for a motorcycle, especially an ADV, sometimes does mean getting a few extra appreciable features. That doesn’t mean that you have to go for a company’s range-topping flagship motorcycle, though. In fact, $15,000 can …

The logo of the Munich car manufacturer BMW can be seen on a car
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Is Owning a BMW Overrated?

Owning a BMW, whether new or used, has likely crossed everyone’s mind at least one point during their car buying process. And why not? You can currently lease a new 3 series for around $400 a month or get 0.9 percent financing if you qualify. At the risk of sounding like a BMW ad, that’s …

Motorcycle race showing a motorcycle handling a tight turn.
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Why Are Ducati Motorcycles so Expensive?

In an article about Ducati motorcycles on The Things, the difference between other bike prices and Ducati prices is posed as being the same as the difference between “I like it” and “I love it.” If you are willing to pay more for an Italian machine, you’ll end up with something fast built for long …

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Classic Luxury Cars That Don’t Cost an Arm and a Leg to Run

While you can find inexpensive used luxury cars—even Rolls-Royces—cheap to buy doesn’t necessarily mean cheap to own. Plus, while modern cars have more features, they can actually work against you with luxury cars. ‘One more thing’ means ‘one more potentially-expensive thing to break.’ However, simplicity and ease of maintenance, along with styling, are some of …

Black 1975 BMW R75/5 motorcycle on its center stand
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Why Are Classic BMW Motorcycles So Popular?

Today, some of the most popular bikes in a motorcycle company’s lineup are the retro-style ones. That’s something BMW knows very well. And not just because of the reception its own RnineT café racer and upcoming R18 cruiser enjoy. Classic BMW motorcycles have also become a trend in their own right. Classic BMW motorcycle history …

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2020 Motorcycles: The Leading Liter Bike

When it comes to 2020 motorcycles, liter bikes are the most exciting. Each of these superbikes boasts a powerful 1 liter-displacing engine and trickle-down race technology. But we already know all of these sportbikes are fast. Which ones are the fastest and baddest of all? Here are the leading liter bikes of 2020. Everyone has …

2 2020 BMW S1000RRs, one red and one red-white-and-blue, race side-by-side
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BMW S1000RR: Did the Germans Win the Japanese War?

When it comes to fast and famous sportbikes, the Japanese big four are often the first liter bike manufacturers that come to mind. But in 2011 everything changed. The Supertest World Association awarded ‘Bike of the Year’ to the German BMW S1000RR after its first year of production––on Japanese soil––and European motorcycle fans were validated, …

2020 KTM 390 Adventure motorcycle sliding through the desert
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The Best New Off-Road Motorcycles Under $10,000

Off-roading on 2 wheels can be tricky—but it doesn’t have to be expensive. There’s a wide selection of modern affordable motorcycles with a degree of off-road prowess. But the best-suited are adventure motorcycles and dual sports. And, if you thought off-road adventures were outside your budget, the bikes described below sticker for under $10,000. Best …

The logo of the Munich car manufacturer BMW can be seen on a car
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Why Are BMW Drivers So Aggressive?

Contrary to any clichés, we believe that there are many different types of people in this world. But if we had to quantify and separate people into car groups, we would say there are three types of people: Prius drivers, BMW drivers, and everyone else. The Toyota Prius drivers go slow in the fast lane, …