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About Our Selections

These selections considered ease of use, rideability, price, and how effective each motorcycle was achieving the stated goal of its class. We are confident that any of these bikes will be superb options for most riders.

To further define what we are meaning by "Naked Motorcycles" we have set our sights at bikes that have some fairings, but crucially leave the engine and parts of the frame exposed, and crucially have only a small headlight cowl or no front buffering at all.

2023 Honda GROM

A tiny terror that is guaranteed to plaster a smile all over your face

2023 Yamaha MT-03

A great beginner bike or second bike for the veteran that is forgiving but still razor sharp

2023 KTM 390 Duke

Sharp, quick, and rewarding... everything you need from a sport naked

2023 Kawasaki Z400

A bike that is friendly to the new rider while also being a canyon carver for the veteran, the best of both worlds

2023 Suzuki SV650

The best beginner bike that turns into a lifetime bike as your skills improve. A true classic

2023 Yamaha MT-07

A Jack-of-all-trades sport naked that can do it all

2023 KTM 890 Duke R

A middleweight in name only, as it challenges some heavyweight sport naked bikes with its power and precision

2023 Ducati Streetfighter V2

Give it the respect it deserves, and it will reward you with all-day rides full of excitement

2023 KTM 1290 Super Duke R EVO

Not so much a streetfighter as an apex predator, ready to strike at all times

2023 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RR

It doesn't get much more hardcore than this