Last updated on – Feb 16, 2017

Motorcycle touring becomes fun and addictive, for it gives you the freedom to travel anywhere, even places that are inaccessible by most four wheelers. For long distance riding tours, comfort is paramount. Ideally, motorcycles that have a comfortable riding posture, good ride quality, a powerful engine with loads of low-end torque, and proper wind protection, are the ones that are best suited for touring long distance. It is crucial to select a right motorcycle with good power, performance and comfort. We have picked, best touring motorcycles for long rides that will help you to tour the length and breadth of the country with comfort.

Comfortable Touring Motorcycles

Comfortable Touring Motorcycles

List of Comfortable Touring Motorcycles in India

Serial No. Model Name Details
1 Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 More
2 Indian Motorcycle Springfield More
3 UM Renegade Commando More
4 Indian Scout More
5 Mahindra Mojo More
6 Royal Enfield Classic 350 More
7 KTM 1290 Super Adventure More
8 Bajaj Avenger Street 220 More

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

The Resultant of the expansion of Bajaj urban cruiser family, Avenger Cruise 220 is a purposely built cruiser for wandering on the highways without any coziness in the mind. As the Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 received stylish aesthetic like installation of new handlebar, new Avenger badging on the either sides of the fuel tank and neatly done chrome work on the bike give it a distinct appearance in the crowd.

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220

The comfortable contoured seat with pillion rest, means much more for the rider and pillion in the long run or a trip. The 220cc, single cylinder, oil-cooled engine suits well with this cruiser as it produces massive power and torque output favorable for the touring with a five speed transmission having 1 up and 4 down action to transfer the churn 18 bhp power with the rotational force of 17.5 Nm to the rear wheel. The avenger cruise can be retailed at Rs. 85,497, price applicable at Delhi dealerships along with two colors like as Golden Beige and Divine Black.

Indian Motorcycle Springfield

Recently, the American luxury cruiser manufacturer, Indian Motorcycles has launched a new luxuries motorcycle, called Indian Springfield that created a lot of buzz in the Indian two wheeler market. The bike has been priced at price tag of Rs 30.6 lakhs.

Indian Motorcycle Springfield

Indian Motorcycle Springfield

This cruiser will be brought to India shores through CBU route. It is made on the India Chief platform to offer outstanding performance. Its powerful engine gives it incredible energy on the Indian roads. It features with classic look, adjustable air shield and remove locking saddlebags. It new chassis is responsible to give unmatched handling and balance power.

UM Renegade Commando

UM Renegade Commando is a cruiser offering from the American motorcycle maker company, UM Motorcycles, which received so much praise and the compliments at the prior introduction at the passed 2016 Auto Expo. The matte finished body with specific white stars on the fuel tank relates it from the American military. The highest positioned handle bars with a low-slung seating position and front placed footpegs give a comfortable riding position.

UM Renegade Commando

UM Renegade Commando

The rugged body boasts a powerful and performance-oriented powertrain of 279cc, water-cooled engine underneath the fuel tank. The 279cc engine is integrated with a six-speed synchromesh transmission for responsive performance and Suspension handled by the hydraulic telescopic front forks and twin hydraulic with spring type at rear. Overall, it is a deserving cruiser to be in the list of most comfortable touring adventure motorcycles in India. Get more details of Renegade Commando.

Indian Scout

While, we talk about another tourer bike then consider the Indian Scout, the American cruiser and tourer bike maker, Indian Motorcycles has given new touch-up to the its cheapest bike, Indian Scout. Being a tourer bike, it is featured with classic rigid triangle design with premium mono tube rear shock suspensions that good handling power and safe riding position. Its single seat offers a comfortable ride to the rider. Front cowl is integrated with round shaped headlamp and wider handlebars.

Indian Scout

Indian Scout

The twin and long exhaust with chrome finished is coupled with engine. Now talking its performance, it is delivered the power by a liquid cooled motor that makes a paramount power of 100 BHP and a healthy torque of 97 Nm. The power plant is mated to a six speed transmission. The motorcycle is wrapped around the light weight chassis that enhances your riding experience.

Mahindra Mojo

The Mahindra Mojo was a most awaited bike in India. It was first revealed in 2011. After that the Indian maker, Mahindra two wheelers has officially launched in 2015 at a price of INR 1.58 Lakh. Being a tourer bike, it gets a twin circular shaped lead-lights with golden color finished that give a tourer look. It offers an aggressive look as it is featured with an integrated front cowl and air shield visor. Its offers a comfortable riding as it is manufactured with single seat.

Mahindra Mojo Crimson Matte Red

Mahindra Mojo Crimson Matte Red

Mojo comes with sharp and attractive front fender. It also features with twin chrome finished exhaust pipes and its muscular fuel tank also offers a cool look to the bike. Mahindra Mojo is powered by a single cylinder, liquid-cooled, 295 cc motor that churns out a maximum power of 27 BHP at 8,000 RPM and a vertex torque of 30NM at 5500 RPM. The mill is coupled to a six speed gearbox. Talking about the its performance, the bike touches a maximum speed of 160-165 Kmph. The bike may pick-up 100km/hr speed in less time of 10 Seconds.

Royal Enfield Classic 350

The British motorcycle manufacturer has given a tourer bike, Royal Enfield Classic 350 to the Indian enthusiasts for travel long distance. It is a perfect Fusion of retro style. The old-school bike gets all classic look. In terms of design, the bike carries chrome finished rounded headlamp and chrome is also finished on the parts of bike such as suspension and front mudguard and its rounded fuel tank gives a stunning look. Being a retro machine, rear and side body panels are minimalist with battery covers is featured in body colour.

Royal Enfield Classic 350

Royal Enfield Classic 350

The rear section is incorporated with a tail lamp and the license plate in a single black unit. And being a tourer bike, it gets a single as well as double seats that offer comfortable riding position to the rider. The retro bike sports with a large single cylinder, 346cc engine that produces a maximum power of 20 PS and a peak torque of 28 Nm. The power-plant is mated to the 5 speed transmission. The Royal Enfield Classic 350 has been priced at INR 1.27 Lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi).

KTM 1290 Super Adventure

The KTM 1290 Super Adventure is an adventure tourer motorcycle which is loaded with high end dynamic touring features. The motorcycle set a new benchmark in the travel enduro segment. The 1290 Super Adventure is one of the best handling motorcycles in its class. It is based on making it tour friendly. The half-fairing cuts down on high-speed wind blast, larger headlights improve visibility at night, and the higher handlebar improves on rider comfort.

KTM 1290 Super Adventure

KTM 1290 Super Adventure

The 200mm rear travel suspension gives a concentration of mass in the center reflecting better performance and agile handling for long distance touring experience. The air-cooled 1301 cm3 engine produces 118 kW of power. It keeps a capability of continuous riding of 100-150 km without any unnecessary heating of the engine. The motorcycle is featured with various riding modes which can be changed according to your need.

Bajaj Avenger Street 220

The Bajaj Avenger Street 220 is cheaper, most frugal and most comfortable cruiser motorcycle in India. By virtue of being acruiser it is very comfortable for touring purpose with a relaxed riding position,low-slung saddle and wide seats on highway speed. It is one of the best motorcycles that you can use to commute if comfort is your priority. With my experience of riding it, the reliability it shows when you ride it. It never lets you down, makes you stuck in any situation, is ready to give complete self to you if you ride sensibly.

Bajaj Avenger Street 220

Bajaj Avenger Street 220

Bajaj Avenger has a fuel tank capacity of 14 liters which gives a mileage of 40-42kmpl on highway. It has telescopic front suspension and at the rear suspension twin shock absorber for better riding on the rocky Indian roads. It keeps a capability of continuous riding without unnecessary heating for near about 150-200 km without any stop on Indian roads. The company has set a smart price tag, just only INR 85,497 (Exclusive Showroom Price, Delhi).

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

The Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 is a very comfortable and ideal for long distance riding. The seats are wide and provides ample cushioning as well. It’s designed specifically for cursing long tour. Along with the classic cruiser ergonomic, single cylinder, 4-stroke, Twinspark, air-cooled motor that makes a healthy 19.8 bhp of power at 5,250 RPM and 28 NM of torque at 4,000 RPM.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350

It comes with a self start as well, though the kick contrary to popular belief is just as easy to use, it’s equipped with projector headlamps for better visibility at night. It has a good fuel tank capacity of 20liters which gives a mileage of 33-37 kmpl on highway. It keeps a capability of continuous riding of 220-250Km without any unnecessary heating of the engine. If you go on long motorcycle tours very often, the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350 will be an ideal companion.


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