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From the latest Honda Gold Wing to the Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight Tourers, we ride and review them all. Check out our latest touring motorcycle reviews here, along with comparisons and other insights into each machine.

Harley-Davidson Switchback, US Route 6, and an iPhone 4: Touring Story

Ten years ago we published this story by Editor Don Williams. We have rediscovered it for the website. This touring story on the Harley-Davidson...
2022 Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak Review Sport Motorcycle

2022 Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak Review [15 Fast Facts]

As an old African proverb goes, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” Well, the...

2022 Aprilia Tuareg 660 Test in Sardinia [Adventure Motorcycle Touring]

One hundred thirty-two miles off the west coast of Italy rises Sardinia, the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. A population of approximately 1.6...

2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Test in Portugal: A Personal Experience

I look in the side mirror of the new Triumph Tiger Sport 660 to ensure my bandana is tied tight around my neck. My...

2021 KTM 890 Adventure R Long-Term Test [16 Fast Facts ADV Review]

Deep down, I knew it had to happen, and a couple of weeks ago, it finally did. KTM rang me up and said they...

2022 Ducati Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak Test: Palms to Pines First Ride

A lot can happen in nearly 20 laps around the sun. We've all been pinched or pulled by the hands of time, growing, adapting,...

2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 Touring Review: Sport-Accented Travel

The first thought running through my brain as the 2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 is accelerating and decelerating with astounding ferocity is that this must...

2022 Husqvarna Norden 901 Review [21 Fast Facts]

The already hotly contested Adventure bike market is now glowing white-hot. Enter the 2022 Husqvarna Norden 901, a Scandinavian-inspired refinement of a proven Austrian...

2021 BMW F 900 XR vs. Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Comparison: ADV-Style

The 2021 BMW F 900 XR and 2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport offer radically different solutions to the sport-touring challenge, and that’s due in...

2021 BMW vs. Harley-Davidson: R 18 Classic vs. Heritage Classic 114

"On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair." The Eagles song is running through my head on a bright and surprisingly cool...

2022 Jack Daniel’s Indian Challenger: Dedicated to Good Times (And Rye)

As my fingers slid across the Indian Motorcycle’s smooth sparkling Rye paint with gold and green accents, thoughts of 1980s metal flashed through my...

2021 BMW R 18 Classic Review (20 Fast Facts: First Edition)

While the 2021 BMW R 18 was released to great fanfare and anticipation, the follow-up R 18 Classic bagger was quietly dropped onto the...

2021 Honda NC750X DCT Review (20 Fast Facts)

Although it might not look like a radical redesign, the 2021 Honda NC750X features extensive chassis updates, as well as a rethinking of its...

2021 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Review: Two-Wheeled Convertible

When I first tested the Harley-Davidson Sport Glide in late 2017, it impressed me as a versatile motorcycle. Yet, it didn't capture my imagination...

2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT Review (23 Fast Facts)

The Tracer moves into the big leagues this year, with significant changes that up the game of Yamaha's mid-size sport-tourer. The two most important...