Get ready for a rush of great condition used machines
There is no denying that 2013 was one hell of a year for new bikes and marked the return to form of the twowheeled world after weathering very stormy waters. PCP and consumers’ growing financial confidence drove sales upwards and now used buyers are seeing the results. When it comes to used bikes, three-yearold machines are certainly where it is all happening and there are some amazing bikes out there just waiting to tempt you to part with your cash.
2013 BMW F800GS ADVENTURE
Price Used from £6500, New from £9800 Engine Liquid-cooled, 798cc 8v parallel twin Claimed power 85bhp @ 7500rpm Claimed torque 61ftlb @ 4000rpm Bore x stroke 82 x 75.6mm Electronics ABS with optional ASC traction control Frame Tubular steel trellis Suspension Inverted forks, non-adjustable. Monoshock, adjustable rebound and spring preload. Brakes 2 x 300mm front discs with two-piston radial calipers, 265mm rear disc with single-piston caliper. ABS
2013 KTM 390 DUKE
Price Used from £3100, New from £4549 Engine Liquid-cooled, 373.2cc 4v single Claimed power 45bhp @ 9500rpm Claimed torque 26ftlb @ 7250rpm Bore x stroke 89 x 60mm Electronics ABS Frame Tubular steel trellis Suspension 43mm inverted WP forks, non-adjustable. Monoshock, adjustable spring preload and rebound damping. Brakes 300mm front disc with four-piston monoblock radial caliper, 230mm rear disc with one-piston caliper. ABS
2013 TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE R
Price Used from £4999, New from £8199 Engine Liquid cooled, 675cc 12v inline triple Claimed power 105bhp @ 11,850rpm Claimed torque 50.2ftlb @ 9750rpm Bore x stroke 74 x 52.3mm Electronics ABS with track mode Frame Cast aluminium trellis Suspension 41mm inverted forks and monoshock, fully-adjustable Brakes 2 x 310mm front discs with four-piston Nissin radial calipers, 220mm rear disc with one-piston caliper. ABS.
2013 KAWASAKI ZX-6R 636
Price Used from £5500, New from £8999 Engine Liquid-cooled, 636cc 16v inline four Claimed power 129bhp @ 13,500rpm Claimed torque 52.3ftlb @ 11,500rpm Bore x stroke 67 x 45.1mm Electronics ABS with optional traction control and rider modes. Frame Aluminium beam Suspension 41mm inverted forks, monoshock, fully-adjustable. Brakes 2 x 310mm wave front discs with fourpiston monoblock radial calipers, 220mm rear
Claimed dry weight: 168kg Tank size 17.4l Seat height: 820mm Colours White, black
‘Which one do you fancy Bruce?’
Claimed dry weight 139kg Tank size 11l Seat height 800mm Colours Orange, white, black
disc with one-piston caliper. ABS Claimed wet weight 192kg Tank size 17l Seat height 830mm Colours Green, white, black
Claimed wet weight 225kg Tank size 24l Seat height 890mm (860mm option) Colours Red, sand rover, grey