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Top 10 best handling sports bikes

Published: 18 February 2010

More than 12,000 MCN readers have responded to our Biking Britain survey this year, and their combined scores on the bikes they own and love (or hate) have allowed us to put together this definitive list of your top 10 best handling sports bikes.      

Here are the machines that topped your list of the sweetest handling sports bikes:   

Suzuki GSX-R750

10 - Suzuki GSX-R750 (96-on)
£660-£3600
Handling: 85%
Info: 164mph + 749cc + 130bhp + 69ftlb + Insurance group 16

 

Triumph Daytona 600

9 - Triumph Daytona 600 (03-04)
£1660-£3440
Handling: 86%
Info: 150mph + 599cc + 110bhp + 51ftlb + Insurance group 16

 

Yamaha R1

8 - Yamaha R1 (98-08)
£1595-£8999
Handling: 87%
Info: 182mph + 998cc + 170bhp + 87ftlb + Insurance group 17

 

Suzuki GSX-R1000

7 - Suzuki GSX-R1000 (01-on)
£1200-£9800
Handling: 87%
Info: 185mph + 999cc + 185bhp + 79ftlb + Insurance group 17

 

Aprilia RSV1000R

6 - Aprilia RSV1000R (04-on)
£4895-£8999
Handling: 88%
Info: 172mph + 998cc + 143bhp + 76ftlb + Insurance group 17

 

Honda CBR600RR

5 - Honda CBR600RR (03-on)
£2400-£4920
Handling: 90%
Info: 160mph + 599cc + 118bhp + 49ftlb + Insurance group 15

 

Honda CBR1000RR

4 - Honda CBR1000RR (04-on)
£3565-£9300
Handling: 90%
Info: 180mph + 999cc + 178bhp + 78ftlb + Insurance group 17

 

Triumph Daytona 675

3 - Triumph Daytona 675 (06-on)
£3795-£7589
Handling: 91%
Info: 156mph + 675cc + 126bhp + 54ftlb + Insurance group 16

 

Ducati 1098S

2 - Ducati 1098S (07-on)
£10,999-£13,150
Handling: 95%
Info: 180mph + 1099cc + 160bhp + 90ftlb + Insurance group 17

 

Aprilia RSV1000R Factory

1 - Aprilia RSV1000 Factory (04-on)
£5995-£9299
Handling: 95%
Info: 172mph + 998cc + 143bhp + 76ftlb + Insurance group 17

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