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  • HONDA XL1000V VARADERO (2001-2010)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,700 - £5,500
    • 996cc
    • 93 bhp
    • 35 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    Hasn't matched the success of the BMW R1150GS

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 41 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
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  • DUCATI MONSTER 695 (2006-2008)

    New price: N/A
    • 695cc
    • 73 bhp
    • 42 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Cheeky handling, verve and novice-friendliness are unchanged

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 2 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • KAWASAKI GPZ500 (1987-2004)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £1,200 - £2,400
    • 498cc
    • 47 bhp
    • 44 mpg
    • Low seat height

    "Long in the tooth but a prime candidate for a first big bike"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 39 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • MOTO-GUZZI NEVADA 750 (1991-2012)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,600
    • 744cc
    • 48 bhp
    • 58 mpg
    • Low seat height

    "A modest cruiser which is a surprisingly competent all-round bike"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 2 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • SUZUKI GS500 (1989-2008)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £1,600
    • 487cc
    • 47 bhp
    • 50 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "Looks ok and they're dirt cheap but you can do a lot better"

    MCN rating
    2 out of 5 (2/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.8 out of 5 (3.8/5)
    (from 34 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    3.9 out of 5 (3.9/5)
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  • DUCATI 900SS (1990-2002)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,500 - £5,500
    • 904cc
    • 80 bhp
    • 39 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Old school charm, stunning looks and handling to surprise

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
    (from 22 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.1 out of 5 (4.1/5)
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  • HONDA VFR800 VTEC (2001-2012)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,700 - £3,300
    • 781cc
    • 107 bhp
    • 38 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Rides, goes and handles superbly but the V-Tec's variable valve timing has caused some controversy

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 62 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • MOTO-GUZZI MGS-01 (2004-2006)

    New price: N/A
    • 1225cc
    • 121 bhp
    • 37 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "A high-tech 21st century chassis with an intelligently updated version of the V-twin engine"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • SUZUKI GSF650 BANDIT (2005-2006)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,200 - £2,700
    • 656cc
    • 77 bhp
    • 42 mpg
    • Low seat height

    "Well-mannered middleweight that's simple to use, cheap to buy and cheap to run"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 17 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
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  • KAWASAKI GPZ1100 (1995-1998)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,000
    • 1052cc
    • 123 bhp
    • 38 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "An overweight dinosaur but on the road it's actually a great machine. Just don't go chasing the latest GSX-Rs"

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 11 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    3.9 out of 5 (3.9/5)
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  • DUCATI 750SS (1991-2002)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,000 - £3,500
    • 748cc
    • 64 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Not a bad motorcycle, but hard work for not quite enough reward

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    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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  • MOTO-GUZZI DAYTONA (1992-1999)

    New price: N/A
    • 1064cc
    • 102 bhp
    • 44 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "Fuelling problems spoil the performance a bit, but there's a brutal elegance about the Daytona"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    (from 2 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • SUZUKI GSR600 (2006-2010)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £2,200 - £2,900
    • 599cc
    • 88 bhp
    • 44 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "Perfectly acceptable, but adds almost nothing to the biking world"

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 14 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • KAWASAKI GTR1000 (1986-1999)

    New price: N/A
    • 997cc
    • 110 bhp
    • 41 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "80s touring dinosaur has its good points"

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 4 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • HONDA GL1800 GOLDWING (2001-on)

    New price: £24,999
    Used price: £6,500 - £25,000
    • 1832cc
    • 116 bhp
    • 38 mpg
    • Low seat height

    "The kitchen sink, bells and whistles touring motorcycle"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 12 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • DUCATI MONSTER 800 (1996-2005)

    New price: N/A
    • 749cc
    • 62 bhp
    • 43 mpg
    • Low seat height

    A beautiful, painfully cool machine

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 2 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • HONDA CBR1000RR FIREBLADE (2006-2007)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £4,000 - £4,900
    • 998cc
    • 170 bhp
    • 44 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "Every once in a while a sportster comes along that is just right"

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.9 out of 5 (4.9/5)
    (from 12 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • KAWASAKI KE100 (1974-1998)

    New price: N/A
    • 99cc
    • 10 bhp
    • 75 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "Arguably the template for the entire class"

    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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  • SUZUKI GSX-R600 (2006-2007)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,700 - £4,400
    • 599cc
    • 111 bhp
    • 40 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    The best value of 2006's 600 class

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
    (from 7 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
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