Best motorbikes

Five of the sleekest Two-wheelers to tear up the tarmac

1. Aprilla RSV4 Factory
£14,999, www.aprilla.com

Love: Massive V4 power. A single-minded track bike
Hate: Madly expensive

2. Yamaha YZFR1
£9,999, www.yamaha-motors.co.uk

Love: Instant injection of power and a Barry White-style engine growl
Hate: Poor fuel economy

3. BMW K1300R
£9,500, www.bmw-motorrad.co.uk

Love: 175bhp and the option of a quick-shift gearbox
Hate: Still not the bestlooking thing on two wheels

4. Triumph Thunderbird
£9,499, www.triumph.co.uk

Love:More power than a Harley Davidson and better handling
Hate: A tad over-sanitised

5. Buell 1125CR
£8,080, www.buell.co.uk

Love: The motor has an indiscreet amount of grunt
Hate: Build quality isn’t up there with the big brands