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List of 2023 mid-sized adventure bikes for Australia

The Australian motorcycle market is buzzing with a diverse range of mid-sized adventure bikes balanced to conquer asphalt highways and rugged terrains. Striking the perfect balance between performance, versatility, and comfort, catering to the desires of seasoned riders and newcomers alike.

Australia, with its vast landscapes and tempting off-road trails, the mid-sized adventure bike segment provides nimble maneuverability and rugged capabilities that these motorcycles excel in conquering while providing a comfortable and thrilling experience.

In 2023, the Australian market showcases an array of impressive mid-sized adventure bikes from renowned manufacturers, each with a unique blend of engineering prowess and innovation. Whether seeking raw power, advanced technology, or exceptional reliability, the choices available cater to a broad spectrum of rider preferences and budgets.

This is a list of the current bikes on offer, with some comparative data to help make a choice across many available options.

Adventure riders require motorcycles that can handle long-distance travel while offering the durability and capabilities to conquer various terrains, including gravel, mud, sand, and rocky trails.

This table attempts to plot the range of adventure bikes across the combination of range capability against their ability to handle rough terrain.

The specification-based data gives us one perspective, but nothing beats the riding experience. However, because that experience is subjective, deciding what bike is right for you combines both views.

Here's a bunch of views to consider.


2023 Tenere 700 World Raid

Honda XL750 Transalp

Suzuki V-Strom 800DE

Ducati Desert-X

CF Moto 800MT Explore

Aprilia Tuareg 660

KTM 890 Adventure R

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