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.

2015 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Ultra | Preview

2015 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Ultra | Preview

2015 Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide Ultra Ahead of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2014, Harley-Davidson unveiled the 2015 Road Glide - a model that returned to the...

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...
2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure Review | Eruption of Performance Road

2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure Review | Eruption of Performance

2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure Review Clinging to the side of the vast volcanic Caldera de los Marteles, I flick through the narrow twisty roads...
2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero Review - Specs

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero Review: 1700-class Bagger Motorcycle

2011 Vulcan 1700 Vaquero

The new 2011 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Vaquero motorcycle is the latest addition to the very successful Vulcan 1700 line introduced in 2009. Running the gamut from standard cruiser to full dresser, the Vulcan 1700 platform has proven itself to be quite versatile.

2013 Harley-Davidson Road King | Quick Ride Review

2013 Harley-Davidson Road King Test A classic among the FL Harley-Davidson motorcycles that date back to the 1965 Electra Glide, the Road King rules the...
2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES For sale

2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES Test Ride | 10 Quick Facts

2016 Yamaha FJR1300ES Test Ride With the 2016 FJR1300ES, the version of the FJR with electronic suspension, Yamaha continues its quest for perfection with a...
2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 Test

2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS First Ride Review

8 Things You Must Know About The 2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS Instead of engaging in the technology wars that bump up the price of...

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...

Hog Wild About Ham Radio: Harley-Davidson + Icom

I needed to borrow a Harley—any Harley. It’s mandatory for the ongoing theme of my Ham on a Hog series of ham radio/moto adventures....

2010 Honda VFR1200F DCT Test: Automatic Transmission

VFR1200F DCT Test

Technology - motorcyclists thrive on it. Whether you enjoy crossing the interstate, dragging a knee, clearing a triple, gapping two boulders, or simply commuting to work, technology is what makes our motorcycles more enjoyable.

2014 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive

2014 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive Touring Test

Return of the Intergalactic Mothership - 2014 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive - Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Following up on my review of the 2014...
2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 LT | First Look

2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 LT | First Look

2015 Kawasaki Versys 1000 LT Preview Available in Canada and Europe the past two years, the Kawasaki Versys 1000 is finally arriving stateside. For 2015, Americans...
2016 Yamaha FJR1300A Review | 10 Quick Facts

2016 Yamaha FJR1300A Review | 10 Quick Facts

2016 Yamaha FJR1300A Review - First Ride Ultimate MotorCycling Editor Don Williams is currently in Arizona testing the new 2016 Yamaha FJR. On Tuesday, he...
2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic First Ride Test - For Sale

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic First Ride Test | 8 Fast Facts

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic First Ride Test: 8 Fast Facts on the latest touring Indian. This full dresser has leather and fringe to spare.

2021 Honda Gold Wing Tour DCT Review: Madonna Bound, Two-Up

I didn’t let out the clutch on the new Honda Gold Wing as we pulled out of the parking lot in Torrance, Calif., and...