Touring Tip: Motorcycle Performance Metrics

Jun 05, 2015 View Comments by

Part 1: What’s Horsepower Got To Do With It?  It seems that almost every month or so a new motorcycle model is crowned king of the horsepower hill. For many years, manufacturers have been competing for consumer dollars based on the published performance statistics of their various models. In addition, consumers are bombarded with a […]

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Thinking Small

Jan 29, 2013 View Comments by

What displacement does a serious two-up touring bike need to be? I haven’t taken a survey, even an informal one, but my guess is that most people would say that true touring capability starts at around the 1000cc mark. I started looking for a bike suitable for touring in 2003. Our children were getting old […]

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