Australian Motorcyclist

BENELLI TRK 502X

WHEN SOMEONE in your industry has a highly successful model, the temptation must be just about irresistible to produce your own version of that bike. In fact we know it’s irresistible; take the most successful bike of recent decades, BMW’s (now 1250) GS, and you’ll see that even Harley-Davidson is creating a bike for the same market.

Let’s face it, though, shooting for the same market can also mean shooting yourself in the foot. It’s

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