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 –

  1. 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!

  1. 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!

  1. 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!

  1. 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.

  1. 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!

  1. 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!

  1. 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.

  1. 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!