2015 SA Bike of the Year Finalists

A selection of various motorcycle journalists from various publications have been tasked with choosing the SA Bike of the Year. The announcement will be made in August after testing which takes place on the Twenty Two between Sabie and Hazyview in Mpumalanga.



Track and off road testing will also be completed for the relevant bikes.

The list of the 16 finalists are as follows:

• Kawasaki Ninja H2
• Yamaha R1
• BMW S1000RR
• Aprilia RSV 1000
• Ducati 1299 Panigale
• Ducati Multistrada
• KTM 1290 Super Adventure
• Triumph Tiger 800 XCx
• Aprilia Caponord Rally
• Ducati Scrambler
• Indian Scout
• Harley Davidson Street 750
• BMW RnineT
• Yamaha Tracer
• Suzuki GSX-S 1000F
• Zero S

The 2014 SA Bike of the Year was the much acclaimed KTM SuperDuke 1290



According to Jozi Rides the winner would be the S1000RR. Cheaper than the R1, close to the same performance, and packed with all the electronics Steve Jobs could wish for.


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