The 12 best buys in motorcycles for 2017

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Many of today’s riders are discovering the daily comfort and riding ease that comes from bikes with tinier engines and tidier dimensions. Here are some of the latest bikes, big and small, that provide serious bang for your buck right now.

As an avid rider, I see a lot of great bikes on this list. If I was a different kind of rider, I’d love to have the Ducati SuperSport or the Triumph Street Cup. If you are thinking about becoming a motorcycle rider, the first three bikes would make for great beginner bikes.