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10 June 2010 14:07
More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and your combined scores on the bikes you own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this definitive list of your top 10 greatest adventure machines.
Here are the machines that topped your list of round-the-world bikes:
10 - BMW R1150GS (99-05) £3049-£5335Overall rating: 85% Info: 130mph + 1130cc + 85bhp + 75ftlb + Insurance group 13
9 - Triumph Tiger 1050 (06-on)£3495-£6800Overall rating: 87%Info: 133mph + 1050cc + 115bhp + 74ftlb + Insurance group 14
8 - BMW F800GS (08-on) £5995-£6855Overall rating: 87%Info: 130mph + 798cc + 85bhp + 83ftlb + Insurance group 12
7 - BMW R1200GS (04-on) £3049-£9305Overall rating: 87%Info: 136mph + 1170cc + 100bhp + 85ftlb + Insurance group 13
6 - BMW R1200GS Adventure (06-on)£5325-£10,745Overall rating: 89%Info: 130mph + 1170cc + 110bhp + 88ftlb + Insurance group 14
5 - Yamaha XT660Z Tenere (08-on)£3800-£5200Overall rating: 89% Info: 120mph + 660cc + 46bhp + 43ftlb + Insurance group 10
4 - Honda XL700V Transalp (07-on)£4500-£5399Overall rating: 89%Info: 130mph + 680cc + 53bhp + 44ftlb + Insurance group 11
3 - KTM 990 Adventure (06-on)£4600-£9999Overall rating: 89%Info: 130mph + 999cc + 106bhp + 74ftlb + Insurance group 13
2 - Honda XRV750 Africa Twin (89-03) £650-£2999Overall rating: 91%Info: 110mph + 742cc + 95bhp + 46ftlb + Insurance group 12
1 - Ducati Multistrada 1100 (07-09) £3895-£8499Overall rating: 94%Info: 144mph + 1100cc + 95bhp + 68ftlb + Insurance group 15
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15 March 2013 13:34
Top 10 my arse
MCN did a two page spread on Nick Sanders around the world trip on and off road on a XT1200Z super tenere and this got no mention????
Ducati No 1 I don't think so it will break down you know it will 29000 miles in 30 ish days
Adventure riders know thier bikes and yes there are a few in MCN's top 10 but not a Tiger 1050 or a Multistrada ( what happened to the earlier Tigers they are AV Bikes) see ABR web site...
MCN dun it again WRONG...........................
06 October 2011 15:27
I own a Ducati Multistrada, but not a car!
17 June 2010 02:10
ADVENTURE BIKE FOR VAN OWNERS
O what a surprise Ducati win again !! Please MCN get out of Ducati's ass ? it is always Ducati this Ducati that . Ducati owners cry if they get too many flys splatted on them, adventure bike don't make me laugh.
16 June 2010 17:02
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