The Longest Day – 2010 Test Archive

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure vs Ducati Multistrada 1200 Sport vs Yamaha XT1200Z Super Ténéré

We didn’t just ride to the local roundabout and back, either. To test these bikes, and ourselves, to the limit, we rode all three from Land’s End to John O’Groats – and back again – without stopping for anything but fuel and grub. 1,703.5 miles in 30hrs 4mins.


We also used the test to see how Dunlop’s Roadsmart coped with three different bikes, and the longest laden head cycle they’re ever likely to be subjected to. And boy did they do well… Find out more about Dunlop Tyres.

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