Fast Bikes

motorcycles compared:

Land Cruisers

What was tested? Three land cruiser bikes were reviewed and rated under the headings track, fast road, hooligan, new rider and desirability. Go to magazine

Results of this test:

K 1300S (129 kW) [11]
1

BMW Motorrad K 1300 S (129 kW) [11]

8/10

"Plus: Mega speed, decent cockpit, gadgets.
Minus: Suspension, pillion perch, pricy extras."

   
VFR1200 F (113 kW) [11]
2

Honda VFR 1200 F (113 kW) [11]

7/10

"Plus: Motor above 6,000RPM, decent agility, neat touches, refinement.
Minus: C-ABS, tank range, comfort, low speed skills."

   
Triumph Sprint GT (96 kW) [11]
3

Triumph Sprint GT (96 kW) [11]

6/10

"Plus: Chunky midrange, comfort, price.
Minus: Looks, blunted handling, new can."