Other three-yearolds to consider
BMW R1200GS – From £9000
The first generation of watercooled GS marked a huge step forward. A superb do-it-all bike.
DUCATI 899 PANIGALE – From £10,000
The first mini-panigale remains a great entry into the Ducati sportsbike world.
HONDA CB1100 – From £5000
Honda’s modern retro proved a flop is currently a bargain.
KTM 1190 ADVENTURE – From £7000
A bit more hardcore than the BMW, but that’s what you expect from a KTM.
TRIUMPH TIGER SPORT – From £6000
A late 2013 arrival, has won a lot of fans thanks to its triple engine and comfortable riding stance.
TRIUMPH DAYTONA 675 – From £5500
Received a complete overhaul in 2013. A great bike.
YAMAHA MT-07 – FROM £3800
A brilliant bike that appeals to all riders – new and experienced.
YAMAHA MT-09 – FROM £4500
Spend your money on getting its suspension sorted and it’s a joy.