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Top ten parallel twins

Published: 02 July 2010

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

Here are the machines that topped your list of parallel twins:            

Kawasaki ER-6f

10 - Kawasaki ER-6f (05-on)
£2200-£5425
Overall rating: 82%
Info: 130mph + 649cc + 71bhp + 48ftlb + Insurance group 10

 

Yamaha TDM900

9 - Yamaha TDM900 (02-on)
£1295-£7899
Overall rating: 83%
Info: 139mph + 897cc + 74bhp + 60ftlb + Insurance group 13

 

BMW F650GS

8 - BMW F650GS (08-on)
£4995-£6995
Overall rating: 84%
Info: 120mph + 798cc + 71bhp + 55ftlb + Insurance group 8

 

Honda CB500

7 - Honda CB500 (94-03)
£450-£1650
Overall rating: 85%
Info: 120mph + 499cc + 57bhp + 35ftlb + Insurance group 9

 

Kawasaki Versys

6 - Kawasaki Versys (06-on)
£3600-£4995
Overall rating: 85%
Info: 128mph + 649cc + 60bhp + 43ftlb + Insurance group 9

 

Triumph bonneville

5 - Triumph Bonneville T100 (02-on)
£2850-£6699
Overall rating: 67%
Info: 112mph + 790cc + 67bhp + 51ftlb + Insurance group 9

 

BMW F800GS

4 - BMW F800GS (08-on)
£4995-£7895
Overall rating: 87%
Info: 130mph + 798cc + 85bhp + 60ftlb + Insurance group 12

 

Triumph Thruxton

3 - Triumph Thruxton (03-on)
£2040-£4030
Overall rating: 87%
Info: 115mph + 865cc + 69bhp + 53ftlb + Insurance group 13

 

BMW F800S

2 - BMW F800S (06-on)
£2765-£6750
Overall rating: 88%
Info: 140mph + 798cc + 85bhp + 60ftlb + Insurance group 11

 

Kawasaki Ninja 250R

1 - Kawasaki Ninja 250R (08-on)
£2499-£4275
Overall rating: 90%
Info: 110mph + 249cc + 32bhp + 15ftlb + Insurance group 9

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