Why would I want to do that? It's a long distance dual sport/ADV bike. Knobbies and stiffer legs won't do well on pavement. LOL? A good rider can use pretty much any bike anywhere. No surprise. That doesn't mean it's well suited for the task or enjoyable doing it. I once rode a Motobecane 10 speed across the US with 50 pounds of gear on it. Poorly geared and noodly frame. Broke half the stuff on it but I prevailed. It was the gear of the time. It wouldn't be a very good choice today. If you're strong and motivated one can make anything "work". I will say that the one bike of this genre that looks interesting to me is the Honda. It looks more real and is lighter. As a travel bike that can get a little dirty, yeah.