Leaving court, Travis, of Mentmore in Bedfordshire, said: "I am supported by my wife and friends. My wife is not here today and the reason that she is not here today is because I detest hare-coursing."
After the short hearing, he told reporters inside the court building that he could not talk about the case.He said: "I either talk for a long time or I don't, and at the moment I'm not talking."
The 68-year-old indicated that he will plead not guilty as he appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court to answer 11 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assault.
He is accused of committing the offences between 1977 and 2007 against alleged victims aged between 15 and 29.
Travis, whose real name is David Patrick Griffin, has denied any wrongdoing since he was first arrested on suspicion of sexual offences in November last year.
His lawyer Martin Bale indicated to the court that he would plead not guilty to the charges.
DJ Dave Lee Travis has arrived at court to face 11 counts of indecent assault and one of sexual assault against nine alleged victims.
Travis, whose real name is David Patrick Griffin, is accused of committing the offences between 1977 and 2007 against alleged victims aged between 15 and 29.
The 68-year-old from Mentmore in Bedfordshire, denies the charges.
He was charged as part of Operation Yewtree, the police investigation prompted by the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, but the accusations against Travis have no connection to the disgraced television presenter.