This post, in the following sections, will shed light on 4 of them. Here goes – Bajaj Dominar 400
Indians often take their bikes on long trips. Indian bike brands like Bajaj Auto and KTM offer several bikes ideal for long rides. This post will shed light on 4 of them. Biking is fun and taking a motorcycle on long trips is the favourite activity among Indians. Motorcycle brands in India such as Bajaj Auto and KTM offer several bikes that are ideal for long rides. This post, in the following sections, will shed light on 4 of them. Here goes – Bajaj Dominar 400 The Bajaj Dominar 400 has a massive and powerful engine that returns a real-world mileage of 29 KMPL. It is one of the best bikes for long rides and that too at a reasonable price of Rs. 2, 48,154* in India. The bike is offered in a single trim. However, it comes in two colours. The motor powering the bike is a 373.3 CC, fuel-injected, liquid-cooled unit. The peak power and torque outputs are 39.42 bhp and 35 Nm respectively. The bike is equipped with dual-channel ABS from the factory for its front and rear disc brakes. Although a massive bike, the vehicle weighs just 193 KG. The fuel tank on the bike is huge as it has a total capacity of 13 litres. The high-speed stability of the bike is impeccable. The bike is agile on corners and during overtakes. The front USD suspension and the rear monoshock units offer a plush ride. The saddle is comfortable and ride ergonomics support long rides. Bajaj Dominar 250 The Bajaj Dominar 250, on the other hand, comes with a real-world mileage of 32 KMPL. It is powered by a 248.8 CC, fuel-injected, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine. The bike is available in one trim. However, Bajaj offers the bike in three colours. The motor of the bike is quite powerful. It produces 26.63 bhp power and 23.5 Nm torque. The bike is equipped with dual-channel ABS for its front and rear disc brakes. The dry weight of the bike is 180 kg. The fuel tank on the bike is huge as it has a total capacity of 13 litres. This is a true touring bike, much like the Dominar 400. It is agile and well balanced. It has all the best bits of the Dominar 400. Hence, it is an ideal bike for long rides and that too at a pocket-friendly MSRP. Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 The Bajaj Avenger Cruise 220 offers a real-world mileage of 40 KMPL. It is offered at a reasonable MSRP of Rs. 1, 57,146* in India. The bike is available in a single trim. However, Bajaj offers the bike in two colours. The motorcycle has a 220 CC, liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, single-cylinder motor. The BS6-compliant engine is capable of producing 18.4 bhp of peak power. The peak torque output of the motor is 17.55 Nm. The bike is offered with single-channel ABS for its front disc brake. The rear wheel is paired with a drum brake and an anti-skid system. The dry weight of the bike is 163 KG which makes it easy to crawl through traffic. The fuel tank is massive and it has a total capacity of 13 litres. The bike has all the styling and functional bits of a cruiser bike. Its saddle is low slung. Its footrests are forward set. The handlebar is rear-swept and comes with a sturdy windscreen. The long wheelbase of the bike allows the rider to ride on for hours in a comfortable position. Browse more – Best Bikes for Long Rides KTM 390 Adventure KTM is another bike brand in India that offers ideal touring bikes. The Duke range is the best example. However, the KTM 390 Adventure is the one that takes the cake. The real-world mileage of the bike is 28 KMPL. The bike is aggressively priced at Rs. 3, 93,226*. The bike is offered in a single trim. For that price, one would get two colour options. Furthermore, the bike’s 373 CC, BS6-compliant engine is quite capable. It produces 42.3 bhp power and 37 Nm of torque. The bike comes with front and rear disc brakes that are paired with a dual-channel ABS. The dry weight of the bike is 163 KG. The bike has a massive fuel tank that can carry 14.5 litres of fuel. The bike’s suspension units get more suspension travel. The bike’s ergonomics allow riders to sit in an upright position. The bike gets all the best bits from its sibling the Duke 390. The bike also gets a turn-by-turn navigation feature.