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  • BMW R1250GS (2019-on)

    New price: £13,845
    • 1254cc
    • 134 bhp
    • 47 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    A comfortable tourer, off-roader and scratcher, all rolled into one Tonka Toy-like package BMW’s R1250GS has won every MCN group test and award since it was released and it’s never hard to see why

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
    (from 7 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
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  • YAMAHA TMAX 560 (2020-on)

    New price: £10,199
    Used price: £9,000 - £10,200
    • 562cc
    • 47 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    Upgrades for 2020 give the already athletic Yamaha TMAX an extra injection of speed and poise

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • KAWASAKI NINJA 300 (2012-2018)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,800 - £4,000
    • 296cc
    • 39 bhp
    • 75 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Affordable A2-compliant junior sportsbike with an eminently thrashable motor. Scream it if you want to go faster

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE 765 RS (2020-on)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £10,300
    • 765cc
    • 121 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    Triumph’s original Street Triple RS was always going to be a hard act to follow, but they’ve managed to improve it with a few tasty tweaks

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 1 review)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • HUSQVARNA NUDA 900 (2011-2012)

    New price: N/A
    • 898cc
    • 105 bhp
    • 72 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    Short-lived roadster produced during BMW's brief tenure, the Nuda is essentially a re-badged, re-styled BMW F800. Fun though'

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 3 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • KAWASAKI Z900RS (2017-on)

    New price: £9,899
    Used price: £7,800 - £9,800
    • 948cc
    • 109 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    The new Z900RS matches performance with Z1-inspired styling

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 5 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
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  • YAMAHA XV535 VIRAGO (1988-2004)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,800 - £3,500
    • 535cc
    • 38 bhp
    • 47 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Basic, trusted, easy to ride and with unchallenging but enjoyable performance

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 7 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
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  • SUZUKI GSX-R750 (2006-2007)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £4,000 - £4,800
    • 749cc
    • 125 bhp
    • 33 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Made back when Suzuki were producing some of the finest sportsbikes on the planet, the GSX-R750 K6 still hits the spot today

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)
    (from 16 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
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  • DUCATI MONSTER 1200 (2014-on)

    New price: £11,995
    Used price: £6,800 - £10,000
    • 1198cc
    • 143 bhp
    • 54 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    With grunt, character and comfort, Ducati’s Monster 1200 is a sporty roadster rather than a naked superbike

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
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  • HONDA CMX500 REBEL (2017-2019)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £4,500 - £5,600
    • 471cc
    • 45 bhp
    • 73.4 mpg
    • Low seat height

    A2-licence friendly, unique, fun and good value too - you even get a fuel gauge!

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • BMW S1000R (2014-on)

    New price: £10,200
    Used price: £6,600 - £10,000
    • 999cc
    • 160 bhp
    • 34 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    It might have slipped down the super naked charts over the years, but the S1000R is still a formidable sportsbike and incredible value, too

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 17 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • APRILIA RS125 (1995-2012)

    New price: N/A
    • 125cc
    • 15 bhp
    • 40 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Delicious, delicate and demanding, Aprilia’s RS is the shouty, temperamental and ridiculously talented alpha male of 125s

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.7 out of 5 (3.7/5)
    (from 24 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
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  • HARLEY-DAVIDSON STREET 750 (2015-on)

    New price: £5,795
    Used price: £4,500 - £5,500
    • 749cc
    • 56 bhp
    • Low seat height

    The Street 750 is everything Harley said it would be; it’s affordable, handles well and is surprisingly agile.

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.4 out of 5 (3.4/5)
    (from 7 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    3.1 out of 5 (3.1/5)
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  • BMW R1200RT (2014-on)

    New price: £13,350
    Used price: £7,800 - £13,000
    • 1170cc
    • 124 bhp
    • 46 mpg
    • Medium seat height

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

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
    (from 11 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • BMW F800R (2009-on)

    New price: £7,595
    Used price: £3,100 - £7,500
    • 798cc
    • 87 bhp
    • 54 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    The feel and ride of large capacity bike with a parallel twin engine that can be revved

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 21 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • HONDA CBF600 (2008-2013)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,000 - £4,000
    • 599cc
    • 76 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Practical, easy to ride, fairly swift, comfortable and thanks to ABS brakes as standard, safe, too

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
    (from 28 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • HONDA CB1000R (2018-on)

    New price: £11,299
    Used price: £7,800 - £11,300
    • 998cc
    • 143 bhp
    • Medium seat height

    Honda has created a fast, slick, beautifully-crafted roadster

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.8 out of 5 (3.8/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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