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8-BIKE ADVENTURE TEST

time up for the GS? Three all-new rivals, including Triumph’s eagerly-awaited Tiger Explorer, make the adventure bike class more competitive than ever. But which is best?

Ducati 1200 Multistrada ABS

Pictures by ian Jubb and Mykel nicolaou

£12,524/150bhp Ducati’s stylish multimode missile redefined adventure performance in 2010 – but it’s no off-roader

Triumph Tiger Explorer £11,149/135bhp New for 2012! Triumph’s all-new, shaft-drive triple aims to topple BMW’s GS. Is this the new king?


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