Top ten adventure bikes

By MCN -

First rides & tests

 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:          

BMW R1150GS

10 - BMW R1150GS (99-05)
£3049-£5335
Overall rating: 85%
Info: 130mph + 1130cc + 85bhp + 75ftlb + Insurance group 13

 

Triumph Tiger 1050

9 - Triumph Tiger 1050 (06-on)
£3495-£6800
Overall rating: 87%
Info: 133mph + 1050cc + 115bhp + 74ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

BMW F800GS

8 - BMW F800GS (08-on)
£5995-£6855
Overall rating: 87%
Info: 130mph + 798cc + 85bhp + 83ftlb + Insurance group 12

 

BMW R1200GS

7 - BMW R1200GS (04-on)
£3049-£9305
Overall rating: 87%
Info: 136mph + 1170cc + 100bhp + 85ftlb + Insurance group 13

 

BMW R1200GS Adventure

6 - BMW R1200GS Adventure (06-on)
£5325-£10,745
Overall rating: 89%
Info: 130mph + 1170cc + 110bhp + 88ftlb + Insurance group 14

 

Yamaha Tenere

5 - Yamaha XT660Z Tenere (08-on)
£3800-£5200
Overall rating: 89%
Info: 120mph + 660cc + 46bhp + 43ftlb + Insurance group 10

 

Honda Transalp

4 - Honda XL700V Transalp (07-on)
£4500-£5399
Overall rating: 89%
Info: 130mph + 680cc + 53bhp + 44ftlb + Insurance group 11

 

KTM 990 Adventure

3 - KTM 990 Adventure (06-on)
£4600-£9999
Overall rating: 89%
Info: 130mph + 999cc + 106bhp + 74ftlb + Insurance group 13

 

Honda Africa Twin

2 - Honda XRV750 Africa Twin (89-03)
£650-£2999
Overall rating: 91%
Info: 110mph + 742cc + 95bhp + 46ftlb + Insurance group 12

 

Ducati Multistrada 1100

1 - Ducati Multistrada 1100 (07-09)
£3895-£8499
Overall rating: 94%
Info: 144mph + 1100cc + 95bhp + 68ftlb + Insurance group 15

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