2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes

2020 appears to be the year of off-road riding if these motorcycles are any indication.

Whether it's suspension updates, reduced weight, or even redesigned bodywork, the dirt is looking very inviting for 2020. Dirt bikes, dual sports, and adventure bikes from manufacturers like Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki, and Yamaha are making their way into dealers. Take a look at the first look teasers we have thus far for the category.

2020 Dirt Bikes, Dual Sports, And Adventure Bikes

2020 Honda Africa Twin

The 2020 Africa Twin Adventure Sports SE features five suspension damper settings: Hard, Medium, Soft, and Off-road, as well as two customizable “user” settings.
2020 Honda Africa Twin First Look PreviewHonda

"With the addition of electronic suspension combined with the fine-tuning deployed on the chassis and rider interface, the Africa Twin has evolved dramatically for 2020. Honda has clearly taken aim at the established über-tourers, so 2020 is setting up to be a great year for the comparison that everybody has been hoping to see over the past four years…"

Take a look at the lighter, more powerful ADV flagship from Honda: 2020 Honda Africa Twin First Look Preview

2020 Kawasaki KLX230

2020 Kawasaki KLX230 riding through field.
2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Sport First LookKawasaki

"Kawasaki has developed a new high-tensile steel perimeter frame for the 230 as well. The company designed both the engine and frame together, allowing engineers to optimize things like chassis balance and rigidity…"

For those who like an on- and off-road-capable machine, take a look at the KLX230: 2020 Kawasaki KLX230 Dual Sport First Look

2020 Kawasaki KLX230R

2020 Kawasaki KLX230R riding down hill.
2020 Kawasaki KLX230R First LookKawasaki

"Kawasaki developed the air-cooled, fuel-injected 233cc single for this bike and the dual sport version with the aim of providing better low-end to midrange performance…"

The full-size off-road bike is for the masses, get the info here: 2020 Kawasaki KLX230R First Look

2020 Kawasaki KLX300R

2020 Kawasaki KLX300R beside water.
2020 Kawasaki KLX300R First LookKawasaki

"The KLX300R is designed for riders who want some performance off road, but don't need a full MX-style machine…"

Take a look at what Kawasaki included in the ground-up design: 2020 Kawasaki KLX300R First Look

2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally

2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally
2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally PreviewKTM

"KTM touts this bike as 'the absolute most off-road-capable' motorcycle in its 2020 model lineup. The bad part? It's only building 500 of them…"

Production may be limited, but the adventures won't be: 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally Preview

2020 KTM 390 Adventure

The KTM 390 Adventure has finally arrived.
The KTM 390 Adventure Has ArrivedKTM

"KTM has advanced the burgeoning class of small-bore adventure machines to another level. Whether that bears out in the saddle, remains another matter…"

KTM's 390 Adventure has finally arrived, here are the specifics: The KTM 390 Adventure Has Arrived

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel

Moto Guzzi listened to the requests of its loyal Guzzisti and moved forward with the 2020 V85 TT Travel. An ADV touring motorcycle replete with all of the essential adventure touring accessories.
2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel First Look PreviewPiaggio Group

"The emphasis behind the V85 TT was to develop a motorcycle that was equally prepared to pull duty as a daily rider as well as an adventurous off-road machine…"

The 2020 Moto Guzzi V85 Travel is packed with touring goodies. See what comes as standard: 2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel First Look Preview

2020 Triumph Tiger 900

2020 Triumph Tiger 900
2020 Triumph Tiger 900 First Look PreviewTriumph Motorcycles

"Featuring a larger and more powerful inline-three engine, the Tiger 900 will be available in three designations: Standard, Rally, and GT (replacing the outgoing and 10-year-old 800's XC and XR nomenclature)…"

Triumph pulls the wraps off of its new adventure-touring machine: 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 First Look Preview

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure on white background.
2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure First Look PreviewSuzuki

"The 650XT Adventure is essentially the bike many riders have built for themselves from the base 650. This is a welcome options package for riders who want a dialed adventure rig straight off the showroom floor…"

Find out what the 2020 650XT Adventure has to offer for your next adventure: 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Adventure First Look Preview

2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT

The 2020 V-Strom 1050 fuel tank provides a 5.3-gallon capacity. Despite the size, the actual cover have been designed to offer a slim tank-to-seat point that enhances rider comfort.
2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT First Look PreviewSuzuki

"The 2020 1050XT utilizes a new ride-by-wire system to operate the dual 49mm electronic throttle assemblies, which in turn opens the door for a number of new rider assist functions…"

Which V-Strom do you want in 2020? There's three models to choose from: 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT First Look Preview

2020 Yamaha YZ125X

The all-new 2020 Yamaha YZ125X brings an ultra-lightweight two-stroke racing motorcycle into the lineup for this upcoming racing season.
2020 Yamaha YZ125X First LookYamaha

"The YZ250FX received some strategic updates that make it even more formidable in the woods this year as well…"

Not only does this link detail the YZ125X, it also gives you info on the YZ250FX and other 2020 models: 2020 Yamaha YZ125X First Look

2020 Yamaha WR250F

The 2020 Yamaha WR250F engine is based on the class-leading, fuel-injected YZ250F design, and features a rearward-inclined cylinder and reverse cylinder head.
2020 Yamaha WR250F First Look PreviewYamaha

"The 2020 Yamaha WR250F engine is based on the class-leading, fuel-injected YZ250F design, and features a rearward-inclined cylinder and reverse cylinder head…"

Will the WR250F win over riders? Check out the specs to determine for yourself: 2020 Yamaha WR250F First Look Preview

2020 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES, Tracer 900 GT, FJR1300ES

Yamaha’s Super Ténéré ES holds down the ADV fort for Yamaha while we await the 2021 Ténéré 700.
2020 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES, Tracer 900GT, FJR1300ES PreviewYamaha Motor Corporation

"Yamaha's Super Ténéré ES holds down the ADV fort for Yamaha while we await the 2021 Ténéré 700…"

Yamaha's sport-touring and adventure-touring category motorcycles are receiving bold new graphics. Check it out: 2020 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES, Tracer 900GT, FJR1300ES Preview