Get ready for a rush of great con­di­tion used ma­chines

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Used Pcp Bikes - JON URRY ROAD TESTER

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.


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


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

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