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Sportster Touring is a site to promote touring on Harley Davidson Sportsters. It will give practical advice on the best way that we have found to tour successfully on Sportsters. The site will follow us (us being Mark and Heather, a husband and wife team) on our initial attempts at touring on two Harley Davidson Sportsters. We have a “His and Hers” pair. His is a 2010 XL1200C Custom and Hers is a 2009 XL1200L Low. Although Heather has done some touring in her teenage years, this is somewhat of a mid-life adventure for the both of us, Mark having never toured at all.

Our first full Sportser tour will be a journey to Rome in the summer of 2014 and this site will track all of our trials and tribulations to Rome. So we have the bikes and thats about it. The rest you will see as this site develops. I hope you will join us on this little adventure as we navigate our way through to the ultimate goal of Rome! Hopefully a successful tour will ensue and  along the way we will gather advice for those that want to tour without having done it before but also show that the Harley Davidson Sportster is an ideal bike to ensure a comfortable tour.

We would welcome your advice and input and you can do that by either leaving comments on our Blog page or by contacting us on