Originally Posted by Moat
My mini-ADVtour rig -
In 30+ yrs. of riding, I've toured on a number of bigger bikes - IMO, there are many advantages to touring on a small displacement motorcycle (simplicity, weight, cost, efficiency, etc...)... one of the more important ones being their conservative power more-or-less "limits" the rider to sitting back, relaxing, and enjoying the surroundings. For me, it's all about getting lost on backroads... the less-traveled/more remote, the better.
I wouldn't hesitate to hop on it tomorrow and cross the country. (Arrgh... If only!!)
Ditto here, even the 30+ years part.
You know we need a late summer or early fall rally somewhere in the middle of the country, anyone have any ideas.