CHAD’S GREAT NORTH RUN
Average MPG 67 Miles to reserve 177 Theoretical tank range 221 At 75mph or below it’s an uplifting place to spend many hours. Large screen and bodywork offer the best protection, the seat is comfy, plus it has electronic adjustable suspension. The twin is frugal, but above 75mph a little vibey. Senior Road Tester Adam Child commutes 90 miles each way from his home in Goole, Yorkshire to MCN HQ in Peterborough. So
Average MPG 42.1 Miles to reserve 130 Theoretical tank range 149 You sit very much in the bike rather than on it, the bars are an easy reach but pegs a little high. Seat isn’t as comfy as the BMW, and mirrors vibrate a lot. In this company, the tank range isn’t good enough. who better to grind out the seriously big miles in a quest to discover what our all-rounders are like on a long run?
YAMAHA TRACER 900
Average MPG 59 Miles to reserve 187 Theoretical tank range 236 Roomy riding position would suit a larger rider and pillion. Bars are comfortably wide and pegs are low. The seat is on the hard side, as is the standard set up, but given the choice I’d opt for the Yamaha.
180-mile-a-day Chad covers some distance