2018 Best Bike Awards
Overall Winner

Ducati Panigale V4S

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2018 Categories and Winners

Best Sports

Winner

Ducati Panigale V4S

Runners up

BMW HP4

Yamaha R1M

Best Naked

Winner

Triumph Speed Triple RS

Runners up

Honda CB1000R

Husqvarna Vitpilen

Best Sports Tourer

Winner

Yamaha Tracer 900GT

Runners up

Kawasaki H2 SX

Yamaha Nikken

Best Cruiser

Winner

Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

Runners up

Triumph Bobber Black

Indian Springfield (Black)

Best Retro

Winner

CCM Spitfire Flat Tracker

Runners up

Ducati Scrambler 1100

Kawasaki Z900 RS

Best Adventure

Winner

BMW R1200GS Adventure

Runners up

Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sport

Triumph Tiger 800

Best Tourer

Winner

Honda GL1800 Gold Wing

Runners up

BMW K1600 Grand America

Triumph Trophy 1200

Best Middleweight

Winner

Suzuki SV650X

Runners up

KTM 790 Duke

Ducati Monster 821

Best A1

Winner

Aprilia SX125

Runners up

Honda CB125R

Lexmoto Titan 125

Best A2

Winner

Kawasaki Ninja 400

Runners up

Honda CB300R

Triumph A2 Street Triple

Best AM

Winner

Peugeot Speedfight 50

Runners up

Yamaha Aerox 50

Aprilia SX50

Best Scooter

Winner

Honda X-ADV

Runners up

Piaggio MP3

Vespa GTS300

Meet the Judges

Andrew Shim

Best known as 'Milky' in This is England, Andrew also has a passion for bikes. Visit his online channel, Shimmy TV, for reviews and biking documentaries.

Robert Morphet

Launched Auto Trader Bikes in 1996, spent years racing supermoto and enduro, now loves commuting daily on a Street Triple RX.

Phil West

One of the UK's most authoritative, respected and long established motorcycling journalists. Now a senior road tester for Auto Trader Bikes.

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