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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 qualify for this list, these motorcycles could range in displacement from 300 to 1,000cc, but had to follow the rough definition of "a racing bike made for the streets" that is the most common supersport definition.

2023 Honda CBR600RR

A reliable and well-respected place for intermediate riders to start their journey into supersports

2023 Suzuki GSX-R1000R

The legendary "Gixxer liter bike" with some serious racing pedigree behind it

2023 Ducati Panigale V2

The "Affordable" way to get some of that Ducati magic into your garage

2023 Yamaha YZF-R7

A beginner friendly entryway into the world of supersports, via a full homologation supertwin

2023 Aprilia RS660

A much-hyped bike that actually lived up to expectations

2023 Ducati Panigale V4S

As close to the World SBK Ducati as you can get with it still being street legal

2023 Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100

A raw, agile, and precise superbike lifted right off the racetrack

2023 BMW M 1000 RR

When BMW attaches the letter M after a model number, it's astounding. When the M precedes the model number, it's legendary.

2023 Yamaha YZF-R1

To this day still one of the most raw, exciting, and pure superbikes available

2023 Kawasaki ZX-10R

An adventure tourer that is happy on the pavement, but can also get dirty if needed