Everyone has something that keeps their blood pumping, and for some, it is riding a motorcycle. Still, not all motorbikes serve the needs of different riders since people have varying preferences for riding. Choosing a bike can have so many things factored in, such as the terrain you will often be riding. However, money is a constant factor in all we purchase since at the end of the day; you cannot have what you cannot afford. Therefore, if you are looking to buy a motorbike in 2019, here are some of the top picks you should consider.
Ducati Scrambler Icon
For just $ 9,395, you can get this upgraded version of the original Scrambler. Everything has undergone enhancement including the saddle, suspension style, Bluetooth Media Multimedia system and many more. It is available in only one color; yellow or atomic tangerine if you prefer. It adheres to safety with the new Brembo braking system and inertia measuring unit which enables the ABS to work even when you lean over your bike.
Among the most compelling perks of buying this motorcycle is the cheap servicing, low insurance cozy and road tax that will keep your expenses to the minimum. It is lightweight and has some people envisioning it as one of the great standard bikes of the 21st century. Going at a retail price of $7,599, it affords the user so much versatility in that you can not only ride it as a beginner but also as an accomplished ride. It has not undergone significant changes except for the seats, suspension, spring, and bodywork.
Coming with a revised 650cc power plant is this Honda which has increased its power as well as stability and durability with the sturdy but lighter frame. The complete change in design also includes a round LED headlight, trimmed-down chassis and LCD dash that comprises gear position indicator and shift indicators. It goes for $8,899 which is worth the performance upgrade delivered by new wheels and floating brake rotors.
Indian Scout Sixty
This motorcycle is the ideal option for anyone looking to buy a cruiser but not wanting to go with a full-scale model. It is light with a throwback style and low seat height. It has a modern power enabled by the exceptional expertise in its engineering, liquid cooling and fuel injection which all go to ensure that your starter never fails you. Its five-speed transmission guarantees smooth acceleration, and you get to have it by spending $ 8,999.
Kawasaki Ninja ZX -6R
All solid components have remained unchanged with the only revisions going to its getting a Quickshifter fresh rubber and revised gearing. It gives the rider the options of full power and low power with the second option enabling you to use 80% of the available horsepower.Its traction control has three levels of adjustment with level 3 being the most aggressive. You do not need ABS which ensures you do not have to spend more after buying it for $9999.
It is not 310cc but 313cc single cylinder DHOC made by TVS according to the specifications of BMW. It has a reverse mounted head allowing the exhaust to exit into the silence. The rear wheels are four inches wide while the front ones are three inches although both have a diameter of 17 inches. It has Bybre braking system, but the switchable ABS unit and software are by BMW. Its recommended retail price is $5,695.
Royal Enfield has two great rides under 10k; the Continental GT and INT650 with price tags of $5,999 and $ 5,799 respectively. Apart from the affordable cost, they both have a three-year unlimited mileage warranty plus roadside assistance making them worth every dollar. They have standard ABS and modest power output capped at 42.55hp.
Triumph Street Twin
The power output of 65hp is an 18% increase from the previous versions of this bike that belong to Modern Classics selection. It has a Brembo braking system that comprises four-piston caliper front brake, which puts Triumph Street Twin ahead of its competitors. You can enjoy it whether you are an experienced or beginner rider for just $ 9,300.
The 2019 Zero FX has upgraded its battery specifications to boost its power by 35% to 46hp. Although some of its versions go up to $16,000, the ZF 3.6 is available with a price tag of $8,495. Zero motorcycles are recognized in the US for their wide selection of products and proven track record.
Harley-Davidson Iron 1200
It has adequate brakes that slow you from high speed, but if you need ABS for the wet surfaces you might ride in often, then you have to spend an extra $795 in addition to the retail price of $9,900. The speed can go up to 65mph with the headlight shroud diverting the wind from your body to your arms and face. The cover, however, does not break the wind at lower speed.