Technically, any road legal motorcycle could be taken on the open highway to cross continents and live on the road. However, it goes without saying that touring bikes are the most perfectly equipped machines for such tasks. Besides being merciful to your body while riding long distances, a touring bike is capable of carrying quite a lot of stuff, no surprise why the alternative names of these motorcycles are baggers.
In this episode we will be showing the best full dresser models on today’s market and ranking them according to performance parameters, price, reliability and of course our personal unjustified tastes. If you agree with our selected models, then this video will serve as a great buying guide for those who are shopping for a tourer in 2018 or planning to buy one next year.

Motorcycles featured in this episodes and time codes:

00:38 #10 Indian Chieftain: indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/chieftain

Indian Chieftain is a mix of a classic long-distance tourer and a cruiser marketed as a bagger bike. It is sold in 5 models with a price ranging from $21,499 for the entry level model to $31,499 for the limited Elite trim.

1:32 #9 Harley Davidson Road King: harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/2018/touring/road-king-special.html

The Road King is the most basic touring model in the lineup offered by Harley Davidson. Just like larger and more expensive full dress sibling it is brought to life by a great mill 1746 cc Milwaukee-Eight 107 V-Twin.

2:34 #8 Motoguzzi MGX-21: motoguzzi.com/en_EN/motorbikes/cruiser/MGX-21/MGX-21

What do you think about the new Motto Guzzi? Please let us know in comments and feel free to correct our pronunciation of this iconic company’s name.

3:46 #7 Kawasaki Vulcan 1700 Voyager: kawasaki.com/Products/2018-Vulcan-1700-Voyager-ABS?cm_re=MOTORCYCLELANDING-_-PRODUCTTHUMBNAIL-_-PRODUCTDETAILS

Though the Vulcan family dates back to 1984, 1700 Voyager is among its younger models. Released in 2009 it was thoroughly updated in 2015. The king of Kawasaki cruisers is powered by a liquid cooled 4 stroke 52-degree 1,700cc V-twin.

4:53 #6 Honda CTX1300: powersports.honda.com/2014/ctx1300.aspx

This touring bike is a relative newcomer to the market, since the very first model was introduced in 2014 as a successor of the ST 1300 Pan European. Its name conceals the abbreviation Comfort, Technology, eXperience.

6:14 #5 Yamaha Star Venture: yamahamotorsports.com/transcontinental-touring/models/2018/star-venture

Yamaha Star Venture is the company’s all-new top of the line “transcontinental” tourer featuring a big 1.85-liter air-cooled V-twin with 126 lb-ft of torque. The bike is priced at $25,000 with an optional transcontinental package available for additional 2 grands.

7:17 #4 Indian Roadmaster: indianmotorcycle.com/en-us/roadmaster-classic

Indian Roadmaster is one of the classiest looking touring motorcycles on the market. It is available in 3 variations, Classic, Roadmaster, and Elite, starting from $27k.

8:15 #3 Harley Davidson Electra Glide: harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/2018/touring/ultra-limited.html

Electra Glide is an iconic motorcycle that existed for more than half a century and it owes its name to the fact that it was the first ever Harley Davidson to receive an electric starter.

9:22 #2 BMW K1600 GTL: bmwmotorcycles.com/en/models/tour/k1600gtl.html
BMW K1600 GTL is the ultimate BMW touring bike by many accounts. In addition to superior handling, 125 mph top speed, and 160 horses of power, it offers the highest level of comfort and luxury imaginable.

10:24 #1 Honda Goldwing Tour: powersports.honda.com/2018/gold-wing.aspx

The history of Honda Goldwing started back in 1975 as a quite shy naked style 1000 4 cyl, however over the years this bike grew in size and became a legend of touring motorcycles with more than 600,000 models sold all over the world.

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Comments

    • Eddie B.
      Eddie B.

      ELVIS IS THE KING OF ROCK n’ROLL

      BMW IS THE KING OF TOURING BIKES !

      ( GOLDWING COMES SECOND )

      about 4 days ago
    • Eddie B.
      Eddie B. In reply to Eddie B.

      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews I own the 2018 BMW 1600B
      I test drove both extensively ( Gold Wing vs BMW 1600 B ) before dishing out $$ 30,000. So yah , I know the difference , and it’s Big.

      about 3 days ago
    • Eddie B.
      Eddie B. In reply to Eddie B.

      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews Your Welcome !

      about 3 days ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Eddie B.

      I'm glad I was very close to your ratting.

      about 3 days ago
    • duane howard
      duane howard

      Why did you include a bike designed to be a minimalist, like the road king, then talk shit about it? You should have used the street or road glide specials.

      about 5 days ago
    • 46&93 FANS
      46&93 FANS

      Haa

      about 10 days ago
    • ajmn210
      ajmn210

      160 horses couldn't be a better fit

      about 18 days ago
    • Bob Webster
      Bob Webster

      I don't know what your first bike was, but your last one will be a Goldwing!

      about 29 days ago
    • Turbocrash 93
      Turbocrash 93

      I Like your Video but can you make one for people who are Not that rich?

      about 1 month ago
    • Turbocrash 93
      Turbocrash 93 In reply to Turbocrash 93

      @Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews cool thx!

      about 1 month ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Turbocrash 93

      Okay, I got it. I will see what I can do.

      about 1 month ago
    • Turbocrash 93
      Turbocrash 93 In reply to Turbocrash 93

      @Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews wow that was quick! Used ones after 2003 ( with Abs ) would bei awesome! Maybe around 8000?

      about 1 month ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Turbocrash 93

      I will see what I can do. Do you want me to feature older or used models?

      about 1 month ago
    • Iron John
      Iron John

      I say Harleys rule and cool!!

      about 1 month ago
    • Nakas M
      Nakas M

      In the future use a native english speaker, it tears ears that you keep speaking

      about 1 month ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Nakas M

      Well, only if you agree to cover Morgan Freeman's fee ;) I believe that I have improved in my later videos, check those out

      about 1 month ago
    • jilo kizito
      jilo kizito

      4321

      about 1 month ago
    • robert etzen
      robert etzen

      Hands down Goldwing
      If you have never ridden one try it.Like nothing else

      about 1 month ago
    • robert etzen
      robert etzen In reply to robert etzen

      Although they are very nice motorcycle's. I have too large of frame (6 ft 4) I believe. I am guessing they handle like a dream!

      about 1 month ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to robert etzen

      Thanks for your comment. What do you think about the smaller dimensions of the new Goldwing? Many people have complained about this matter

      about 1 month ago
    • Brian Mclaughlin
      Brian Mclaughlin

      Where’s the BMW R1250RT?

      about 2 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Brian Mclaughlin

      I actually kept it for the other video.

      about 2 months ago
    • john doe
      john doe

      I own an Electra Glide Classic. When I'm not going on a trip I take the tour pack off of it. I put a Corbin seat on it and it's very comfortable. I live in Florida and the furthest I have gone is to Texas and back. Never had any issues and my bike is an older year.

      about 2 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to john doe

      Hey, John! Thanks for sharing!

      about 2 months ago
    • alwayslearning thefacts
      alwayslearning thefacts

      I went with the...........................................................................................BMW r1200 RT........Its so nimble, and sure footed.

      about 2 months ago
    • Mark Price
      Mark Price

      Having owned HD, and Indian, old KZ1000, I am. Ow back on my 2nd Goldwing. The only thing close if the K1600 BMW for me

      about 2 months ago
    • Mark Price
      Mark Price In reply to Mark Price

      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews thanks I’m old lol.. that doesn’t count the dirt bikes.. maybe 10 from Briggs mini bike to XR650r.. gave up the dirt finally due to old man back issues

      about 2 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Mark Price

      That's a nice lineup of bikes you've owned.

      about 2 months ago
    • Travis Negrete
      Travis Negrete

      Moe-toe goo-chee cause I live in AMERICA

      about 3 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Travis Negrete

      Lol. All right, I'm adding this pronunciation to my list as well, it is getting soooo long

      about 3 months ago
    • RevJRJJr
      RevJRJJr

      I literally got close to 50 mpg on my Road King. I road to Daytona with a guy who had a Goldwing and he was getting about 35 mpg. With my larger tank, I was getting almost 300 miles out of a tank and he was not getting 200 miles.

      about 3 months ago
    • RevJRJJr
      RevJRJJr In reply to RevJRJJr

      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews To the best of my knowledge (I’ve spoken with him since then too), there is nothing wrong with his bike. He still gets under 200 miles per tank. I now ride an Ultra Limited with the 114 cu. inch and it gets about 280 miles per tank.

      about 3 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to RevJRJJr

      That is indeed impressive. Do you think your companion's particular Goldwing unit was flawed? Because I did read feedback from many GW riders, who also claim very good MPG ratings, while there are many who have indeed poor results

      about 3 months ago
    • Friedrich Garz
      Friedrich Garz

      I just can't do Indian! Sorry no offense to anyone out there, it's just a personal thing, HD Road King - nice basic bike, Motor Guzzi - just so nostalgic, Kawasaki Vulcan - so beautiful from any angle and my kind of heavy, Honda CTX - ugly but smooth again not my thing, Yamaha Star Venture - it's nice enough I guess, I just can't like an Indian - their unreliable history has ruined it for me, HD Electra - is a list topper for me if I was into these bikes, BMW K1600 - loved by many many many including me, Honda Goldwing - became an old man bike back in the 70's and has just aged since and still a couch on wheels albeit a comfortable couch.

      Nice list!

      about 3 months ago
    • jim wortham
      jim wortham

      Completely lost interest when you talk about Moto Guzzi compared to the Realtors

      about 3 months ago
    • Catalin Cata
      Catalin Cata

      How about adding the Triumph Rocket 3

      about 3 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Catalin Cata

      Good option but I kept it for my other video lineup.

      about 3 months ago
    • Asiana Tropicana
      Asiana Tropicana

      Nee suc. good video

      about 3 months ago
    • TheBruces56
      TheBruces56

      It is pronounced "Moe Toe Goo Z

      about 3 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to TheBruces56

      Thanks, I appreciate it.

      about 3 months ago
    • Laxman Aadhi
      Laxman Aadhi

      3:36 "Moto Guzzi" 😬😁🤣

      about 4 months ago
    • PETER T SPOCK
      PETER T SPOCK

      Just bought a Honda GW , love it !

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to PETER T SPOCK

      What a great purchase. I hope you have a lot of fun this motorcycling season.

      about 4 months ago
    • Philippines My Paradise
      Philippines My Paradise

      Your channel is very interesting and has many great contents!
      Thanks, very much for your valued sharing regards!/Ned

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Philippines My Paradise

      You are welcome, Ned! Will do my best to create interesting content

      about 4 months ago
    • seanruss08
      seanruss08

      Road Glide Ultra

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to seanruss08

      Thanks for the suggestion, I chose the Electra Glide for the history of the model, though. Do your ride the Road Glide?

      about 4 months ago
    • Rocky Bass
      Rocky Bass

      The old, how many commercials can you put up with. 1.

      about 4 months ago
    • jaxxsun
      jaxxsun

      I went with an Ultra Limited

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to jaxxsun

      Lol, but stay safe!

      about 4 months ago
    • jaxxsun
      jaxxsun In reply to jaxxsun

      I went from a Goldwing to a MV Agusta to the Ducati. I will stay on the Ultra Limited. Most ask, how do you go from a Wing to a MV. I tell everyone. That I kept dozing off after a long day on the job. So riding a Fast bike keeps me awake😂😂

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to jaxxsun

      Love your attitude. No one really needs to rush on a tourer! Ride on and take care!

      about 4 months ago
    • jaxxsun
      jaxxsun In reply to jaxxsun

      @Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews Coming off a Ducati Multistrada it has been pleasant. The ride has been much smoother. I feel more relaxed. The Ultra does not corner the same. But then, what is the rush. I am still getting used to the turn signal buttons and all of the chrome. I haven't bothered to figure out the radio yet. So I just turn it down. I would throw it in the trash if it was that easy. Who needs a radio when they ride. I am keeping the engine and exhaust stock. If I wanted more speed and noise. I would of kept the Duc

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to jaxxsun

      Congrats on the new bike! How are your first impressions?

      about 4 months ago
    • Allison King
      Allison King

      I have had 4 Honda's and 6 HD's, My Wideglide was very smooth, my Magna was very fast and comfortable, my favorite is my Electra Glide. Just fits me the best, can and have rode it for days.

      about 4 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to Allison King

      Good day, Allison! Thanks for your feedback! I'm impressed by your bikes record!

      about 4 months ago
    • keith mcintyre
      keith mcintyre

      This could have been a great video had it not been for the damned commercials!

      about 5 months ago
    • tacopupps
      tacopupps

      Roadglide??

      about 5 months ago
    • Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews
      Automotive Territory: Trending News & Car Reviews In reply to tacopupps

      Appreciate the suggestion. Had only one spot for the Harley Bike and chose to feature the more iconic Electra Glide.

      about 5 months ago