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Motorcycle Design Magazine

Motorcycle types: Adventure (aka adventure touring)

Motorcycle types: Adventure


  • usually medium to large engine displacement
  • good comfort and air protection
  • 21 inch front wheel, spoked rims and hybrid tires
  • long travel suspension
  • ideal for medium and long-haul trips, both on road and not too technical off-road routes


  • on technical routes the weight is too heavy
  • seat is too high for short riders
  • on fastest roads the hybrid tires worsen comfort

Example of Adventure motorcycles:

Motorcycle types: Adventure

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