I have a one way freeway commuting distance of 75 miles. My Concours does well for this. You can pick up excellent, 1st gen Connies easily for $4k or less.
On the down side, the fairing and windshield can be a curse in hot weather.
"You wouldn't be riding a motorcycle if you weren't an optimist."
- Matthew Crawford
2005 Ural Tourist, 2000 Kawasaki W650