Touring Motorcycle Reviews

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.

2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Review (13 Fast Facts)

Marketing is a funny thing. Usually, manufacturers exaggerate the displacement in model names—even if only by a little bit. However, in the case of...

2021 Benelli TRK502 Review (15 Fast Facts for Sport-Touring)

Last month we tested the 2021 Benelli TRK502X adventure motorcycle and came away impressed. At first glance, the standard TRK502 doesn’t seem that much...

2020 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES DCT Review (18 Fast Facts)

This year Honda has pumped up the power for the Africa Twin platform, along with other changes to the line. 2020 is the debut...

2020 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Limited Review (15 Fast Facts)

It turns out the Road Glide Ultra wasn’t enough for shark-nosed Harley-Davidson enthusiasts, and the CVO was a bit too much. Enter the 2020...

2021 Benelli TRK502X Review (14 Fast Facts for Adventure Touring)

The 2021 Benelli TRK502X is bringing mid-size adventure to the motorcycle market at an attractive price. At $6399, the 500cc twin is $500 more...

2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback Retro Test: A Convertible

It's time for another retro test. This is a throwback from 2012. We test a rare ride—a Dyna touring motorcycle. The 2012 Harley-Davidson Switchback...

2020 Yamaha Super Ténéré 1200 ES Adventure-Touring Test

The Yamaha Super Ténéré story begins with the TT500 off-road enduro machine released in 1975, and the XT500 dual-sport model the following year. These...

2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S Review: 600 Miles of Smiles

There are several great bikes in the sport-adventure, ADV-style category, and the 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S fits squarely within the type and does...
2020 Indian Chieftain Elite review

2020 Indian Chieftain Elite: Long-Distance Touring Review

In years past, I’ve had the opportunity to ride and review several Polaris Inc. products, resulting in published articles about both Victory and Indian...

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX Review (21 Fast Facts)

Anyone notice how the sport-touring class of motorcycles has nearly vanished? At one time, even niche manufacturers such as Ducati and Aprilia proffered appealing...

2020 BMW S 1000 XR Review (25 Fast Facts for ADV/Sport/Touring)

Dubbed an Adventure Sport by BMW, the S 1000 XR was the Germany manufacturer’s answer in 2015 to Ducati’s game-changing Multistrada, and it has...

2020 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard Review: Stripped-Down

The 2020 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard serves several purposes. Its stripped-down nature makes it an ideal starting point for a custom build, as it...

2020 KTM 390 Adventure Review (15 Fast Facts)

Slotting itself between the street-going 390 Duke and enduro-ready 350 EXC-F, the 2020 KTM 390 Adventure is a fascinating motorcycle that is impressively versatile....

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure Review: Home Court Test

Around this time last year, I found myself traipsing around the luxurious island of Sardinia, just a short hop off the western shores of...

Run-in with the Police—a Harley-Davidson Road King Police, That Is

I don’t often have a run-in with the police. Well, I recently had one. No, not some enforcement of the “Safer at Home” COVID-19 type...