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Motorcycle Design Magazine

Motorcycle types: Dual Sport

Motorcycle types: Dual Sport


  • medium engine displacement
  • decent comfort and no air protection
  • 21 inch front wheel, spoked rims and off-road tires
  • long travel suspension
  • ideal for mixed road and off-road routes, including demanding trails


  • engine vibrations (usually single-cylinder)
  • poor comfort on fast roads due to knobby tires

Example of Dual Sport motorcycles:

Motorcycle types: Dual Sport

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