While 2017 won’t go down as a revolutionary year in motorcycling, it is still an important year for the sport. Honda and Suzuki updated their superbikes in significant ways, and the number of high-performance uprights continued to grow—great news for the cognoscenti. Fortunately, that’s not all.
Much has been done to attract the newer riders, including the new Honda Rebels, as well as the Kawasaki Versys-X 300. While the surge of retro bikes appeals to the old hands on deck, many new riders are enticed to two-wheels based on the romance of nostalgia and the appeal of a less antiseptic time.
Now it’s time to revel the Top 2017s. Only motorcycles that are new, or significantly upgraded, are eligible, so here are the Top 20 motorcycles of 2017 that we have tested.
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