The New BMW R 18 Transcontinental Is A Luxurious Grand American Tourer


What is it that constitutes a grand American touring motorcycle? Simply being a cruiser motorcycle just won’t cut it. In fact, BMW already has a version of the K1600 that’s even called the Grand America. But that just won’t cut it. It’s the essence of being wild and free and simply soaking in the landscape until the horizon comes knocking. There’s a certain kind of highway utopia that only the rumble of a big-bore twin-cylinder can assuage. It’s like a massage for the soul. Think Peter Fonda in Easy Rider and then deny that wanting to emulate the outlaw life

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