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Highlights From Intermot 2018

Every two years the German city of Cologne gets swamped with the sounds of roaring engines, but it's not a bad thing; it's Intermot, the international trade fair for the motorized two-wheel scene. This year had the usual graybeard demographic representing, but word on the street was that large numbers of younger two-wheel fans were flowing through the halls of Koelnmesse too, getting the full motorcycle show experience.


Taming the Tiger: Triumph’s great all-rounder

While the majority of the South African adventure biking community has squabbled over the BMW/KTM issue and given them a thorough testing often in excess of what the factory envisioned, the rest of the world, with nowhere near the amount of adventure riding possibilities available on their doorsteps – and, possibly, lacking the level of adventurous spirit of South Africans – has seen these bikes in a slightly different role; that of a large, comfortable, capable, all-round machine that will devour miles as easily as a dedicated touring bike, but one which can cut it in a variety of different terrains. Looked at in that light, the Triumph Tiger 1200XCx is a genuine contender for best all-round adventure bike.