Adventure bikes really do come and go, and we learn not to get too attached to any one of them. This market for Adventure touring is becoming more diversified than any other market in the motorcycle industry and can be fitted specifically to your individual purposes. After Market Parts and Accessories will allow you to build out your bike in the way that it best fits your needs and interests and ultimately allowing you to ride it anytime and everywhere. That is the beauty of Adventure Bikes. The experienced is enhanced as you prepare your bike in ways that it will satisfy just about any on or off-road situation you can throw at it, leaving other ride enthusiasts scratching their heads as to why your bike performs so well in every category.
Here are some key things that you may want to consider as you prep for your adventure along with your machine. I like to narrow it down to two categories.
A base model KLR will get you into camp the same time a BMW or KTM will. When it comes down to it. A true adventure will get there anyway he or she can. When you think about the great icons of Exploration you will draw the same conclusion that I have. Great explorers have been further and reached destinations with less gear, less technology, and in harsher conditions than you or I will ever experience.
I have ridden with men who would strap a set of knobbiness on a BSA or an old Norton. They ran them through miles of creek beds and sand washes through the Borrego Desert. They hadn’t even begun to realize the technological advancements of our present day motorcycles.
Is there a bike that is supreme in every area? No! Is there a bike that will accomplish the purpose of perpetually putting a smile on your face? Yes, and there are a lot of them out there. Your part is discovering what works well for you in the price range that works for you.
Performance to me is less about how fast it goes or how well it goes around a corner. Performance and handling should equate to how well it does everything. Is it dependable and affordable? Does it have a sense of utility like a Leatherman Tool or do I feel like I’m using a pipe wrench on a Phillips screw?
Ask questions like…
There are a hundred questions to ask and they should center on what works best for you. The best purpose-built adventure bikes on the market are the ones you purpose for your style of Adventure and Expedition.
Now get out there and dicover what work best for you!