Interconnectivity is the
dream for those who are proponents of the so-called “intelligent transportation
system,” and European motorcycle maker Ducati is looking to foist that “dream”
onto motorcycle riders. The reality of this technology, however, could be more of a nightmare for riders.
Cruisers are made for the open road, sport bikes for super speed and dirt bikes for dense woods and trails. But what if you want a bike that can do all three functions and switch roles mid-stream if your road takes you to some interesting places? If this sounds like you, then get yourself on an adventure bike. We’ve put together our picks for top machines, and whether you dream of conquering the Dakar Rally or merely want to ride the path less travelled, you’ll find the machine of your dreams.