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BMW R1150RS  (2001-2005)

BMW R1150RS (2001-2005)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £2,500 to £3,000
  • 1130cc  -  95 bhp
  • 46 mpg  -  220 miles range
  • Medium seat height (790mm)

"It's a low glamour, high practicality sports tourer"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 5 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
4 owners' ratings 3.8 out of 5 3.8 out of 5 3.5 out of 5 4 out of 5 3.8 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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HONDA VFR1200F  (2010-2011)

HONDA VFR1200F (2010-2011)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £4,000 to £6,800
  • 1237cc  -  160 bhp
  • 43.7 mpg  -  180 miles range
  • Medium seat height (815mm)

A good, bordering on great bike but it hasn't 'moved the game on' like an all-new Honda V4 probably should have

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
17 owners' ratings 4.3 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.9 out of 5 4.7 out of 5 3.6 out of 5 4 out of 5
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BMW R1200RT  (2014-on)

BMW R1200RT (2014-on)

New price:  £13,350
Used price:  £9,000 to £16,800
  • 1170cc  -  124 bhp
  • 46 mpg  -  240 miles range
  • Low seat height (805mm)

"Despite a 2014 recall glitch, arguably the best bike BM make. Light, sophisticated and astonishingly effective"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
6 owners' ratings 4.7 out of 5 4.8 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.7 out of 5 4 out of 5 4.8 out of 5
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TRIUMPH TROPHY 1200  (1991-2004)

TRIUMPH TROPHY 1200 (1991-2004)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £1,200 to £2,000
  • 1180cc  -  108 bhp
  • 35 mpg  -  165 miles range
  • Medium seat height (830mm)

Hinckley Triumph's first bike slowly evolved into a fully-fledged tourer with a slightly sporty personality

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
9 owners' ratings 4.1 out of 5 3.9 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 4.2 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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MOTO-GUZZI STELVIO NTX (2009-2011)

MOTO-GUZZI STELVIO NTX (2009-2011)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £6,000 to £7,000
  • 1151cc  -  105 bhp
  • 40 mpg  -  158 miles range
  • Medium seat height (820mm)

"Well worth a look if you're after something a bit different"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
1 owner ratings 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5
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KAWASAKI GTR1000  (1986-1999)

KAWASAKI GTR1000 (1986-1999)

New price:  N/A
 
  • 997cc  -  110 bhp
  • 41 mpg  -  250 miles range
  • Medium seat height (815mm)

"80s touring dinosaur has its good points"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 2 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
3 owners' ratings 4.3 out of 5 3.7 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4.3 out of 5
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BMW F650  (1993-2007)

BMW F650 (1993-2007)

New price:  N/A
 
  • 652cc  -  50 bhp
  • 62 mpg  -  230 miles range
  • Low seat height (780mm)

"Off-road pretentions but, in the real world, a sturdy and sensible road motorcycle"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
21 owners' ratings 3.6 out of 5 3.6 out of 5 3.4 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 3.9 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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BMW HP2  (2005-2008)

BMW HP2 (2005-2008)

New price:  N/A
 
  • 1170cc  -  105 bhp
  • 40 mpg  -  120 miles range
  • High seat height (920mm)

"A 105bhp, 175kg off-roader that costs almost £11,000"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 2 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5
1 owner ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5
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BMW R1150GS ADVENTURE  (2002-2005)

BMW R1150GS ADVENTURE (2002-2005)

New price:  N/A
 
  • 1130cc  -  85 bhp
  • 44 mpg  -  180 miles range
  • High seat height (900mm)

"The ultimate round-the-world, do it all motorcycle; as Ewan MacGregor and Charley Boorman proved"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
4 owners' ratings 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.8 out of 5
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BMW R1200GS ADVENTURE  (2010-2013)

BMW R1200GS ADVENTURE (2010-2013)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £6,200 to £10,800
  • 1170cc  -  110 bhp
  • 41 mpg  -  300 miles range
  • High seat height (890mm)

"World's biggest monster traillie is a ridiculous concept that shouldn't work at all. But in reality it's one of the best mile-eating bikes money can buy"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
5 owners' ratings 4.4 out of 5 4.4 out of 5 4.4 out of 5 4.2 out of 5 3.6 out of 5 4.8 out of 5
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YAMAHA TDM900  (2002-on)

YAMAHA TDM900 (2002-on)

New price:  £8,399
Used price:  £2,500 to £6,000
  • 897cc  -  74 bhp
  • 40 mpg  -  170 miles range
  • Medium seat height (825mm)

"Such an easy motorcycle to ride you could do it with your eyes shut"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
19 owners' ratings 4.4 out of 5 4.2 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.7 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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CAGIVA NAVIGATOR  (2000-on)

CAGIVA NAVIGATOR (2000-on)

New price:  £6,999
 
  • 996cc  -  95 bhp
  • 43 mpg  -  190 miles range
  • Medium seat height (850mm)

"Isn't a giant trailie in the mould of BMW's chuffing GS"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 2 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
3 owners' ratings 4.7 out of 5 4.7 out of 5 5 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 5 out of 5 3.3 out of 5
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KTM 990 SUPERMOTO  (2005-2013)

KTM 990 SUPERMOTO (2005-2013)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £4,700 to £7,300
  • 942cc  -  96 bhp
  • 42 mpg  -  150 miles range
  • High seat height (885mm)

"A big capacity V-twin bad boy that can shake its tail at sportsbikes in the twisties"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
14 owners' ratings 4.4 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.4 out of 5 4.1 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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BMW F800GS  (2008-on)

BMW F800GS (2008-on)

New price:  £8,685
Used price:  £4,200 to £11,000
  • 798cc  -  85 bhp
  • 45 mpg  -  140 miles range
  • High seat height (880mm)

"A 750/800 class adventure bike, that, to most degrees, offers the best of both worlds"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
17 owners' ratings 3.5 out of 5 4 out of 5 3.4 out of 5 3.5 out of 5 3.6 out of 5 3.6 out of 5
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DERBI TERRA 125 ADVENTURE (2009-on)

DERBI TERRA 125 ADVENTURE (2009-on)

New price:  £3,319
Used price:  £1,900 to £2,700
  • 124cc  -  15 bhp
  • 46 mpg  -  133 miles range
  • Medium seat height (850mm)
  • Suitable for A1 licence

"Bears more than a passing resemblance to the best selling BMW GS; albeit in a learner legal package"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
6 owners' ratings 4.2 out of 5 4.2 out of 5 4 out of 5 3.7 out of 5 3.8 out of 5 3.7 out of 5
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BMW R1100GS  (1994-1999)

BMW R1100GS (1994-1999)

New price:  N/A
 
  • 1085cc  -  80 bhp
  • 45 mpg  -  250 miles range
  • Medium seat height (840mm)

"If you had to bet on a motorcycle to get to Timbuktoo and back again the R1100GS would be it"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
3 owners' ratings 4.3 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 3.7 out of 5
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BMW R1200GS  (2013-on)

BMW R1200GS (2013-on)

New price:  £11,900
Used price:  £8,000 to £20,000
  • 1170cc  -  125 bhp
  • 42 mpg  -  190 miles range
  • Medium seat height (850mm)

"Fully revised in 2013 and the result has improved the already class leading GS in almost every aspect"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
18 owners' ratings 4.5 out of 5 4.9 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 3.9 out of 5 4.8 out of 5
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SUZUKI DL1000 V-STROM  (2002-2008)

SUZUKI DL1000 V-STROM (2002-2008)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £2,800 to £4,300
  • 996cc  -  105 bhp
  • 39 mpg  -  185 miles range
  • High seat height (875mm)

"Decent, robust and reliable"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
20 owners' ratings 4.7 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.8 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.9 out of 5 4.2 out of 5
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HONDA XL650V TRANSALP  (1987-2007)

HONDA XL650V TRANSALP (1987-2007)

New price:  N/A
Used price:  £2,000 to £2,000
  • 647cc  -  53 bhp
  • 46 mpg  -  190 miles range
  • Medium seat height (843mm)

"Providing honest transport seemingly since the dawn of time"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5
14 owners' ratings 4.1 out of 5 3.8 out of 5 4 out of 5 4.6 out of 5 4.2 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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CAGIVA GRAN CANYON 900  (1998-2000)

CAGIVA GRAN CANYON 900 (1998-2000)

New price:  N/A
 
  • 904cc  -  70 bhp
  • 36 mpg  -  155 miles range
  • Medium seat height (825mm)

"Shines around town or on A-roads"

Overall Ride Engine Build Value Equipment
MCN ratings 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5 2 out of 5
4 owners' ratings 4.5 out of 5 4.8 out of 5 4.5 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 4.3 out of 5 3.8 out of 5
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