When bike is your passion and long rides give you that drive, all you got to look for is a good affordable, low maintenance long-distance bike. 2019 sees some real awesome models coming our way. Just check them out below –
- Bajaj Dominar
The Dominar, from Bajaj has some awesome features that would ease up your long-distance ride. It has full-LED headlamp and offers comfortable riding position. It is powered by a 373.3-cc motor that finds its roots in the KTM Duke 390’s powerplant. However, the motor has been re-tuned to offer 35 PS of max power and 35 Nm of peak torque. Adventurous na!
- Royal Enfield Himalayan
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is the most modern Royal Enfield model and least-priced adventure motorcycle in the country. It has onboard compass that helps the rider navigate efficiently. Himalayan is powered by a 411-cc, single-cylinder engine that outputs 24 bhp and 32 Nm. The Himalayan offers a high ground clearance of 220 mm and high-set exhaust, which helps it easily wade through deep water crossings. What more!
- Royal Enfield Thunderbird
The Royal Enfield Thunderbird is a comfortable cruiser motorcycle and has been really popular in long distance bike category. It’s available with two engine options – 350cc and 500cc. The 350-cc motor outputs 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm while the 500-cc motor outputs 27.2 bhp and 41.3 Nm. Nice it is!
- Mahindra Mojo
Mahindra Mojo is powered by a punchy 295-cc motor that outputs a maximum power of 27 bhp and peak torque of 30 Nm. The motor comes mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Mojo also offers super-sticky Pirelli tires that aid the handling in a big way. It is available in two variants – UT and XT.
- Yamaha Fazer 250
Yamaha Fazer 250 comes with a full fairing, that protects one from wind blast at high speeds and has LED headlamps. Its 249-cc, single-cylinder motor outputs 20.4 bhp and 20 Nm. This one seems to be the most popular long-distance ride in 2019!
- Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise
Bajaj Avenger 220 Cruise comes with spoke wheels and a huge windscreen. While the spoke wheels help the motorcycle take on the rough terrain, the windscreen offers sufficient protection from the wind blast. The 220-cc mill outputs a maximum power of 18.8 bhp along with a peak torque of 17.5 Nm. It is the best bet for long distance tourers!
- Royal Enfield Bullet
The Royal Enfield Bullet has been among the most iconic motorcycles around. It is powered by a 346-cc, single-cylinder engine that outputs 19.8 bhp and 28 Nm. Also available with a 499-cc motor that offers 27.2 bhp and 41.3 Nm. The low-end torque in bullet, makes it easy for this motorcycle to tackle steep inclines and help the rider carry a lot of luggage.
- Hyosung Aquila 250
Hyosung Aquila 250 is powered by a 249-cc, oil-cooled V-Twin engine that offers 26.21 bhp of maximum power along with 21.37 Nm of peak torque. It offers a punchy motor and a very relaxed riding position.
This year you can pick your choice and go on that long-awaited trip. Happy biking!