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.

8 Days Aboard a BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive Test

8 Days Aboard a BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive | No Direction Home

BMW K 1600 GTL Review - Touring the West Coast Riding Style: Helmet, Schuberth C3 Pro; Eyewear, Persol PO3021S; Jacket, Vanson Cobra Mark2; Gloves, Dainese...
2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Review

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Review | 24 Fast Facts with Video

There are a plenty of baggers to choose from, and they all are impressive machines. Yamaha did things a bit differently with the Star Eluder.
2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT Test - ADV

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS Review | Stripped Down

2016 Suzuki V-Strom 650XT ABS | Back To Basics As a journalist, it pains me to type the words “less is more,” but in the case...

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...
2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT Review | True 'Light Touring'

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT Review | True ‘Light Touring’

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT Review With a myriad of updates and a tweak in focus, the 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 has been refined, and...
2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review

2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review | Mastodon Evolution

2015 BMW R1200GS Adventure Review Backcountry exploration takes on a whole new meaning when 125 horsepower and 400 miles of range are available to facilitate...
2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Test - Death Valley Sign

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Test | Death Valley Or Bust!

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Test: Long-distance specialist Neil Wyenn takes the big new bagger from Los Angeles to Death Valley and back in a day.

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...
2017 Indian Chieftain Elite Review - Urban

2017 Indian Chieftain Elite and Limited Comparison Review | 19-Inches of Urban Cool

Ride with Ultimate Motorcycling as we compare the new 2017 Indian Chieftain Elite and Indian Chieftain Limited—two ready-to-roll urban bagger motorcycles.

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 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...

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...

2009 Honda ST1300 ABS | Motorcycle Review

The Red Velvet Cupcake

With a V4 that is as smooth as a premium red velvet cupcake from Jamaica's Cakes in Los Angeles, the venerable 2009 Honda ST1300 returns for a seventh year (eight, if you're counting in Euros), and it proves that a classic recipe remains tasty over time.

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...
2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 | First Look

2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 | Preview & Specs

2015 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Preview, Specs, Photos Ducati’s popular 4-in-1 Multistrada worthy of “endless transformation” just got better. The Multistrada 1200 - unveiled Monday during...