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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.

This list has no specific requirements, as you can ride almost any motorcycle on the track. Instead, we focused on the more popular options from the sportbike category, inclusive of everything from a sport tourer to a superbike.

2023 Suzuki SV650

Not only one of the best beginner bikes out there, it's also extremely track capable

2023 Kawasaki Ninja 400

Planted and precise on the track, a great beginner option for a novice track day rider

2023 BMW S 1000 RR

A homologated superbike for BMW's entry into World SBK, it's literally a race bike with indicators, mirrors, and a license plate

2023 Aprilia RS660

Not only living up to the hype with its road manners, the RS660 is a spectacular supertwin track bike

2023 Yamaha YZF-R7

A supertwin that was built from day one to be a competition bike for both the road and the track