Best Motorbikes

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Best Motorbike

Suzuki V-Strom 650
Enduro Bikes and Sport Touring Bikes

Suzuki V-Strom 650

4.8 from 44 reviews

Latest review: - as I am only 174cm, and have back issues - I lowered the front forks and raised the handle bars to suit my height and preferred style of riding - I have now owned 2 650 VStroms , one a 2018 and

  • Build Quality
    4.8 (5)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.8 (5)
  • Mileage 23,500 km
  • Noise Level
    4.4 (5)
  • Braking
    3.8 (6)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.3 (6)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.3 (6)
  • Suspension
    3.8 (6)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    5.0 (6)
  • Comfort
    4.5 (6)
  • Handling
    4.5 (6)
2nd Best Motorbike
Honda CB125E
Naked Bikes and Learner Approved Bikes

Honda CB125E

4.3 from 84 reviews

If you’re looking for a reliable, cost-effective and light motorcycle to start learning on, the Honda CB125E has won over many fans with its outstanding performance in several areas.

Easy to manoeuvre
Maintenance is a breeze
Fuel efficient with low running costs
  • Build Quality
    3.6 (9)
  • Value for Money
    4.1 (9)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (9)
  • Mileage 7,261.5 km
  • Noise Level
    4.3 (8)
  • Braking
    3.8 (9)
  • Acceleration / Power
    2.9 (9)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (9)
  • Suspension
    3.4 (9)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.9 (9)
  • Comfort
    3.9 (9)
  • Handling
    4.4 (9)
3rd Best Motorbike
Yamaha MT-07
Naked Bikes

Yamaha MT-07

 · includes 3 listings
4.7 from 42 reviews

Latest review: Have owned a big litre Yamaha among other bikes and the MT-07 is the best for around town and a squirt through the hills, sounds good too with an Akro. A lot of comments about handling on the earlier

  • Build Quality
    4.0 (3)
  • Value for Money
    4.5 (4)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.5 (4)
  • Mileage 4,166.667 km
  • Noise Level
    3.0 (3)
  • Braking
    4.0 (3)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.3 (3)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.3 (3)
  • Suspension
    3.0 (2)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.3 (3)
  • Comfort
    4.0 (2)
  • Handling
    4.0 (3)
Suzuki Burgman
Scooters

Suzuki Burgman

 · includes 6 listings
4.8 from 38 reviews

Latest review: 2008 Burgman 650. Has cruise control fitted, tow bar, taller Givi screen, heated grips, Givi top box. Have done 40000 kms with no problems. Includes towing a trailer for 8000 kms to central

  • Build Quality
    4.8 (4)
  • Value for Money
    4.3 (4)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.0 (4)
  • Mileage 7,985 km
  • Noise Level
    4.3 (4)
  • Braking
    5.0 (4)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.5 (4)
  • Gear Shifting
    2.5 (2)
  • Suspension
    4.5 (4)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.8 (4)
  • Comfort
    4.8 (4)
  • Handling
    4.0 (4)
Suzuki Boulevard M109R
4.5 from 43 reviews

Latest review: Bought mine with 12k on the clock now has 26k. Mobs of power, comfy, I have to start up a STEEP rocky drive and it hardly slips. I researched for 3 years before purchace and am absolutely certain I

  • Build Quality
    4.7 (7)
  • Value for Money
    4.9 (7)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.9 (7)
  • Mileage 6,801 km
  • Noise Level
    3.3 (7)
  • Braking
    4.9 (7)
  • Acceleration / Power
    5.0 (7)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.1 (7)
  • Suspension
    4.6 (7)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.3 (7)
  • Comfort
    4.7 (7)
  • Handling
    4.7 (7)

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Honda CRF230F
Trail Bikes

Honda CRF230F

4.5 from 32 reviews

Latest review: Great bike to get around on the trails and hills. Prefect for beginners and intermediate Riders. I have been a Die Hard 2 stroke fan. But I have to admit the CRF 230 is way less maintenance more

  • Build Quality
    4.5 (2)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.5 (2)
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (2)
  • Braking
    5.0 (1)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.0 (2)
  • Gear Shifting
    5.0 (1)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (2)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.5 (2)
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    4.5 (2)
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    4.5 (2)
Suzuki DR650SE
Trail Bikes and Learner Approved Bikes

Suzuki DR650SE

4.3 from 43 reviews

Suzuki proudly states that this highly popular dual-sports motorcycle it just as perfect for your weekday daily commutes to work as it is for ‘hardcore adventure touring.’

Impressive 644cc engine capacity
Good for long-distance rides
Expensive for a LAMS Bike
Seat is on the high side
  • Build Quality
    3.8 (4)
  • Value for Money
    4.0 (4)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (4)
  • Mileage 135,333.333 km
  • Noise Level
    3.3 (4)
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    3.3 (4)
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    3.0 (4)
  • Suspension
    3.0 (4)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.3 (4)
  • Comfort
    3.3 (4)
  • Handling
    3.5 (4)
Kawasaki Vulcan 900 Custom
4.5 from 32 reviews

Latest review: its only a 900 cc but does me for the riding i do i can sit on a 140 no problem ,at a 120 klm if you open the taps the job gets done , love it handles well ,400klms to a tank full it wont beat a

  • Build Quality
    4.5 (2)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (2)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.5 (2)
  • Mileage 1,000 km
  • Noise Level
    4.7 (3)
  • Braking
    4.0 (3)
  • Acceleration / Power
    5.0 (3)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.7 (3)
  • Suspension
    4.7 (3)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.3 (3)
  • Comfort
    4.7 (3)
  • Handling
    5.0 (3)
Honda CBR500R
Super Sport Bikes and Learner Approved Bikes

Honda CBR500R

4.6 from 29 reviews

The 471cc twin cylinder engine Honda CBR500R is compact, durable and reliable for both weekday commutes to work and weekend adventures.

Good all-rounder bike
Top points for comfort
Spare parts can be tricky to source
  • Build Quality
    5.0 (3)
  • Value for Money
    4.7 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.7 (3)
  • Mileage 11,750 km
  • Noise Level
    4.3 (3)
  • Braking
    3.7 (3)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.0 (3)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.3 (3)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (3)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.7 (3)
  • Comfort
    4.0 (3)
  • Handling
    4.3 (3)
Suzuki DR-Z400E
Enduro Bikes

Suzuki DR-Z400E

4.6 from 29 reviews

Latest review: Have taken it thru hard enduro, the occasional ride to work and through trails and haven't yet found anything to stop. Just dont put the thing anywhere near a highway. The gearing is more tailored

  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Mileage 16,000 km
  • Noise Level
    3.0 (1)
  • Braking
    4.0 (1)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.0 (1)
  • Gear Shifting
    5.0 (1)
  • Suspension
    3.0 (1)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.0 (1)
  • Comfort
    3.0 (1)
  • Handling
    4.0 (1)
Honda Shadow VT750C
Cruiser Bikes

Honda Shadow VT750C

4.7 from 23 reviews

Latest review: I bought a used 2015 Honda 750 Aero, last spring with 5,668 miles and I also own a Yamaha 950 Tourer and I switch riding them every other week. My Honda how has 13,389 miles and its really an

  • Build Quality
    4.5 (2)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (2)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.5 (2)
  • Mileage 10,500 km
  • Noise Level
    3.5 (2)
  • Braking
    4.0 (2)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.0 (2)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (2)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (2)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.5 (2)
  • Comfort
    4.5 (2)
  • Handling
    4.5 (2)
Kawasaki KLR650
Trail Bikes, Learner Approved Bikes and Adventure Touring Bikes

Kawasaki KLR650

4.2 from 39 reviews

Described as a great all-rounder bike for those looking for a little adventure in their lives. The KLR650 is an ideal way to be introduced to the world of adventure touring motorbikes.

Great bike for long-distance trips
Easy to handle
Highly fuel efficient
Brakes aren't especially responsive
  • Build Quality
    4.5 (4)
  • Value for Money
    4.8 (4)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (4)
  • Mileage 13,390 km
  • Noise Level
    3.8 (4)
  • Braking
    3.5 (4)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.0 (4)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.3 (4)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (4)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.8 (4)
  • Comfort
    3.5 (4)
  • Handling
    3.8 (4)
Yamaha TT-R230
Trail Bikes and Learner Approved Bikes

Yamaha TT-R230

4.6 from 24 reviews

A reliable, affordable and robust dirt bike for a range of riders. Ideal for handling farm paddocks through to an off road trail. It’s a great bike to start exploring the unbeaten path.

Good top speed
Affordable maintenance costs
Rear drum brakes are weak
Seat uncomfortable for long rides
Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob
4.5 from 22 reviews

Latest review: I only moved to Harley Davidson recently from Ducati. The hard thing I had to face is to find a bike so it was not too much of a culture shock for me. I ended up getting the FXDR and realised the

  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    5.0 (1)
  • Braking
    5.0 (1)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.0 (1)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (1)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (1)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.0 (1)
  • Comfort
    4.0 (1)
  • Handling
    4.0 (1)
Triumph Bonneville T100
4.3 from 23 reviews

Latest review: There was no separate thread for the Bonneville Street Twin so I put my review in here as T 100 was the closest variant. Street Twin 2017: -the engine is great for real world speed, excellent

  • Build Quality
    4.7 (3)
  • Value for Money
    4.3 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (3)
  • Mileage 8,125 km
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (2)
  • Braking
    3.3 (3)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.7 (3)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (3)
  • Suspension
    3.3 (3)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.0 (3)
  • Comfort
    3.3 (3)
  • Handling
    4.3 (3)

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Honda VFR800
Sport Touring Bikes

Honda VFR800

4.8 from 16 reviews

Latest review: Massive VFR fan still got a 88 model and 94 model both 750 tried a few more manufacture's in the sport tourer category still come back to the Honda bought a 2015 model 800 can't not fault it the

Suzuki GSX650F
Sport Touring Bikes

Suzuki GSX650F

4.7 from 17 reviews

Latest review: Bought this as my first bike, I didnt even knew what kind of bike I wanted, but GSXF650 gave me more than I expected, I think its one of the best choice for a beginner. Plenty of power, smoothness,

  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Mileage 15,000 km
  • Noise Level
    3.0 (1)
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    3.0 (1)
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    5.0 (1)
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    5.0 (1)
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CFMOTO 650NK
Naked Bikes

CFMOTO 650NK

 · includes 2 listings
3.7 from 42 reviews

Latest review: Bought the SP version of the 650NK. Great LAMS bike or 2nd bike if you have Open licence. The Juan brakes are excellent. Love the ride position similar to my KTM 690. Goes and handles really well.

  • Build Quality
    3.5 (6)
  • Value for Money
    4.2 (6)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.2 (6)
  • Mileage 13,216.667 km
  • Noise Level
    4.2 (5)
  • Braking
    4.2 (5)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.2 (5)
  • Gear Shifting
    3.8 (5)
  • Suspension
    3.4 (5)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.2 (5)
  • Comfort
    3.8 (5)
  • Handling
    4.4 (5)
Yamaha YZF-R3
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Yamaha YZF-R3

4.9 from 15 reviews

Latest review: I bought my R3 new in 2018. I’ve put 12000km on it, servicing every 5000km. I’ve been riding for 6 years and have mostly ridden 250cc and smaller bikes, often thinking I would like a bigger bike but I

  • Build Quality
    4.8 (4)
  • Value for Money
    4.5 (4)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (3)
  • Mileage 25,000 km
  • Noise Level
    3.3 (3)
  • Braking
    4.3 (3)
  • Acceleration / Power
    3.7 (3)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.7 (3)
  • Suspension
    3.7 (3)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.5 (4)
  • Comfort
    4.0 (3)
  • Handling
    4.7 (3)
Kawasaki Ninja 650
Naked Bikes and Sport Touring Bikes

Kawasaki Ninja 650

 · includes 3 listings
4.6 from 17 reviews

Latest review: Didn't get my licence until I was 72 and started on a Yamaha VStar 950, too big! Then sized down to a Kawasaki 650 Vulcan S. Good for touring but wanted something a bit more flexible for tackling the

  • Build Quality
    4.7 (3)
  • Value for Money
    4.3 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.3 (3)
  • Mileage 500 km
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (3)
  • Braking
    4.5 (2)
  • Acceleration / Power
    5.0 (2)
  • Gear Shifting
    5.0 (2)
  • Suspension
    4.0 (2)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.0 (2)
  • Comfort
    5.0 (2)
  • Handling
    4.5 (2)
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