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18 February 2010 13:34
More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and their combined scores on the bikes they own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this definitive list of your top 10 best handling sports bikes.
Here are the machines that topped your list of the sweetest handling sports bikes:
10 - Suzuki GSX-R750 (96-on)£660-£3600Handling: 85%Info: 164mph + 749cc + 130bhp + 69ftlb + Insurance group 16
9 - Triumph Daytona 600 (03-04)£1660-£3440Handling: 86%Info: 150mph + 599cc + 110bhp + 51ftlb + Insurance group 16
8 - Yamaha R1 (98-08)£1595-£8999Handling: 87%Info: 182mph + 998cc + 170bhp + 87ftlb + Insurance group 17
7 - Suzuki GSX-R1000 (01-on) £1200-£9800Handling: 87%Info: 185mph + 999cc + 185bhp + 79ftlb + Insurance group 17
6 - Aprilia RSV1000R (04-on) £4895-£8999Handling: 88%Info: 172mph + 998cc + 143bhp + 76ftlb + Insurance group 17
5 - Honda CBR600RR (03-on) £2400-£4920Handling: 90%Info: 160mph + 599cc + 118bhp + 49ftlb + Insurance group 15
4 - Honda CBR1000RR (04-on)£3565-£9300Handling: 90%Info: 180mph + 999cc + 178bhp + 78ftlb + Insurance group 17
3 - Triumph Daytona 675 (06-on)£3795-£7589Handling: 91%Info: 156mph + 675cc + 126bhp + 54ftlb + Insurance group 16
2 - Ducati 1098S (07-on)£10,999-£13,150Handling: 95%Info: 180mph + 1099cc + 160bhp + 90ftlb + Insurance group 17
1 - Aprilia RSV1000 Factory (04-on)£5995-£9299Handling: 95%Info: 172mph + 998cc + 143bhp + 76ftlb + Insurance group 17
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No Desmo? :)
23 February 2010 12:39
Top 10 eh?
Not persuaded the alleged 'Top 10' is entiely accurate in my humble opinion... no RGV250 or RS250?!?
Those things take corners better than Beckham and change direction quicker than a house fly!
Hmmm.... back to the drawing board me thinks...
23 February 2010 10:59
will do for me.Iv ridden one for 5 years and still love it.Handles a dream when you get used to riding a V-Twin.You 4 cylinder riders will change if you try one.I did.
23 February 2010 10:57
what a load of cods
the 750 will run rings round all of those bikes !!!!! except maybe for 08 blade
23 February 2010 08:24
23 February 2010 08:21
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