Top Ten Street Motorcycle Test of 2017
We reviewed the Cycle News website analytics to find the top ten street motorcycle test of 2017. We included the Adventure bike models in the street test since they are both street and dirt capable and those models proved to be very popular among Cycle News readers. But you will find Sport Bikes and Cruiser models within the top ten as well.
1). The Honda Africa Twin managed to take down the KTM 1090 Adventure R in our Adventure Bike comparison. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/08/article/ktm-1090-adventure-r-vs-honda-africa-twin-shootout/
2). The comparison test of the Moto Guzi, Ducati, BMW and Yamaha Scramblers provided and interesting comparison test. The Ducati managed to take the top spot. www.www.cyclenews.com/2016/12/article/scramblers-comparison-test/
3). The Ducati Multistrada 950 is a smaller version of the popular Adventure bike. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/02/article/2017-ducati-multistrada-950-full-test/
4). The Honda VFR1200X was overshadowed by the Africa Twin release but this is a very capable and versatile motorcycle. We spent several months testing the DCT (Automatic) version. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/03/article/2016-honda-vfr1200x-full-test/
5). The first introduction of the 2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R showed the capabilities of this new bike. Although the Africa Twin took it down in the comparison test, the KTM 1090 is an awesome motorcycle. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/04/article/2017-ktm-1090-adventure-r-screw-pavement/
6). BMW’s 2018 G310 is a very great new model aiming to attract new riders to BMW. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/02/article/2018-bmw-g-310-r-full-test/
7). The brand new Honda CBR1000RR and CBR1000RR SP put Honda back in the mix with high-end Sport Bikes. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/01/article/2017-honda-cbr1000rr-cbr1000rr-sp-track-test/
8). The new Honda Rebel 300 and 500 are great entry level Cruisers as well as a great canvas for customizers. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/04/article/2017-honda-rebel-300-rebel-500-first-test/
9). The Suzuki V-Strom 650 and 650XT are really amazing bikes, especially in bank for the buck. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/06/article/2017-suzuki-v-strom-650-650xt-first-test/
10). Harley shook things up for 2018 with a completely new line of Softails. We got to ride all the new models and share our thoughts. www.www.cyclenews.com/2017/10/article/2018-harley-davidson-softails-first-tests/
Looking for the top motocross and off-road bike test of 2017, you can find that HERE.