Touring bikes are designed to cover miles in comfort. Not only is the driver comfortable but these bikes have amazing passenger comforts including plush seats. These bikes have the ability to store travelling gear and clothing in their hard lockable luggage. Touring bikes often have cruise control, communication systems, heated grips and seats and even stereos. Touring bikes have the best wind and element protection.
To accommodate the comfy ergonomics the touring bike tends to be big and long. It is the heaviest of all motorcycles. Touring bikes tend to be pretty large displacement in the 1600 cc up category.
Touring bikes can also be more sport or adventure in style. Sport touring bikes are smaller, lighter and more performance designed. The adventure touring bikes are designed to remain stable even when the pavement ends.