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  • BULLIT SPIRIT 125 (2017-on)

    New price: £2,395
    • 125cc
    • 11.5 bhp
    • 80 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Half-price hipster

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.7 out of 5 (3.7/5)
    (from 3 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
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  • BMW R NINE T URBAN GS (2017-on)

    New price: £10,550
    Used price: £8,000 - £10,100
    • 1170cc
    • 108 bhp
    • 55 mpg
    • Tall seat height

    The G/S is rebooted for 2017

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 3 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • DUCATI SCRAMBLER 400 (2016-on)

    New price: £6,450
    Used price: £5,500
    • 399cc
    • 41 bhp
    • 61.41 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Easy-going, exceptionally fashionable and fun

    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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  • TRIUMPH STREET TWIN (2016-2019)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £5,300 - £8,000
    • 900cc
    • 54 bhp
    • 63 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Classic looks aside - the Street Twin is a brilliant roadster in its own right.

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
    (from 18 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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  • SINNIS RETROSTAR 250 (2015-on)

    New price: £2,200
    • 249cc
    • 20.7 bhp
    • Low seat height

    Buy some BSA tank badges and you'll be laughing

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
    (from 7 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
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  • HERALD CLASSIC 250 (2015-on)

    New price: £2,750
    Used price: £2,500
    • 249cc
    • 21 bhp
    • Low seat height

    The Herald 250 is a straightforward bike from another era.

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    3.2 out of 5 (3.2/5)
    (from 12 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    3.3 out of 5 (3.3/5)
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  • TRIUMPH THRUXTON 900 Ace (2015-2016)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £6,100 - £7,000
    • 865cc
    • 69 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    A limited edition, cosmetically-tweaked version of the existing and enduringly popular Thruxton

    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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  • DUCATI SCRAMBLER 800 (2015-on)

    New price: £6,895
    Used price: £4,400 - £6,900
    • 803cc
    • 75 bhp
    • 52 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Stylish, easy to ride, desirable and afforable

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 16 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • KAWASAKI W800 (2011-on)

    New price: £6,799
    Used price: £4,300 - £6,500
    • 773cc
    • 47 bhp
    • 52 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    Successor to W650 gives Bonneville a run for its money and is, arguably, even cuter

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.6 out of 5 (4.6/5)
    (from 19 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • MOTO-GUZZI V7 RACER (2011-2016)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £5,500
    • 744cc
    • 49 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    A class act. Special version of V7 Classic comes with an unbelievable raft of goodies

    MCN rating
    5 out of 5 (5/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • NORTON COMMANDO 961 SE (2009-on)

    New price: £15,995
    Used price: £9,000 - £15,000
    • 961cc
    • 79 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "A 'feel good' bike par excellence that gives riding and owning pleasure by the skip-load"

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
    (from 3 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
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  • TRIUMPH SCRAMBLER (2006-on)

    New price: £7,899
    Used price: £4,800 - £6,700
    • 865cc
    • 63 bhp
    • 44 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Dream of being Steve McQueen in The Great Escape

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.4 out of 5 (4.4/5)
    (from 8 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
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  • TRIUMPH LEGEND TT (1998-2000)

    New price: N/A
    Used price: £3,700 - £5,000
    • 885cc
    • 70 bhp
    • 44 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    A slightly more basic, cheaper version of the Triumph Thunderbird

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    (from 6 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
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  • TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE 900 (2000-on)

    New price: £7,799
    Used price: £4,000 - £7,300
    • 790cc
    • 61 bhp
    • 48 mpg
    • Low seat height

    For a smooth, no hurries, no worries motorcycle the 900cc Bonneville is hard to beat

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
    (from 32 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
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  • CCM FT35S (2005-on)

    New price: £5,442
    • 398cc
    • 45 bhp
    • 45 mpg
    • Medium seat height

    "The bastard offspring of a supermoto and a flat-tracker"

    MCN rating
    3 out of 5 (3/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.7 out of 5 (4.7/5)
    (from 3 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
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  • DUCATI SPORT 1000 (2005-2008)

    New price: N/A
    • 992cc
    • 92 bhp
    • 34 mpg
    • Low seat height

    Mouthwateringly-styled tribute to 1960s cafe racers

    MCN rating
    4 out of 5 (4/5)
    Owners' rating
    4.5 out of 5 (4.5/5)
    (from 10 reviews)
    Reliability rating
    4.8 out of 5 (4.8/5)
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