Jay Leno with his black 2004 Honda Valkyrie Rune
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Watch Jay Leno’s Ride of the (Honda) Valkyrie Rune

If you’re asking for a good touring motorcycle, a common answer is ‘Honda Gold Wing.’ New or used, it’s a reliable, comfortable bike that can hang with the best cruisers Harley-Davidson has to offer. And as with models like the Harley-Davidson Sportster, the Gold Wing has served as the base for many customization projects. For …

A dark-blue 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Glide parked on a beach
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Is the 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Glide the Best Cruiser To Buy?

The Pan America adventure bike is joining the Harley-Davidson lineup soon. But for now, the vast majority of the brand’s sales come from cruiser motorcycles. And while companies like Royal Enfield are getting into the segment, Harley’s bikes are typically the standard. In fact, Popular Mechanics considers the 2020 Harley-Davidson Street Glide the best cruiser …

Honda Gold Wing in the mountains on a road trip
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Is the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Better Than the Honda Gold Wing?

The Honda Gold Wing is a classic touring bike that has been around for decades. The Harley-Davidson Road Glide entered the seen in 1999 as another touring bike designed for long stretches of road and bit of adventure. How do these two popular touring motorcycles compare? When in comes to straddling your ride and hitting …

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Avoid These Honda Gold Wing Model Years

Though most will say that the Honda Gold Wing is a bulletproof bike, there were some years that weren’t so good. Honda Gold Wing owners weigh in on their experiences with the Honda touring motorcycle. The vast majority of the Honda Gold Wing experience is overwhelmingly positive. However, if you’re looking into buying one, it …

A man riding a Honda Gold Wing touring motorcycle
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Honda Gold Wing Problems People Complain About the Most

The Honda Gold Wing is one of the most popular touring motorcycles in the world. It is known for its “bullet proof” reliability. There are Gold Wings on American roads today from decades ago, when they were still manufactured in on US soil in Ohio. However, the beloved Honda Gold Wing has run into a …

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Honda Gold Wing: Best Years for a Used Bike

The Gold Wing is a Honda motorcycle that has completely dominated the touring bike world for decades. It’s a fantastic bike for tours of historic American highways or cruising out to the lake house. You can ride it out to dinner with your date comfortably sitting behind you in the conscientious and well-fashioned seat. Or, …

A man riding a Honda Gold Wing touring motorcycle
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Honda Gold Wing: New vs Used

When these Honda motorcycles first came out, it sent a ripple through the industry. This long distance freedom fighter is Japanese engineered, but it’s an American hero. As far as a true touring bike goes, it’s hard to find a better one. In fact, you probably won’t. This bike has won Cycle World’s top 10 …

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You Don’t Need to Shift to Enjoy These Automatic Motorcycles

With today’s wide assortment of motorcycles, ranging from café racers to dual sports to touring bikes, potential owners can generally find the bike that suits their interests. But there’s one thing most of these bikes share: a clutch lever. And that’s something that can intimidate a lot of newer riders. Even entry-level bikes like the …