Top Ten Bargain Bikes – What’s Your Pick??

Here is a fun list of top bargain bikes of 2012. Popular Mechanics has put out rich list of bottom-dollar beauties. I encourage you to check out all the pics and details at the original article here:

My Question today is this: From among these choices, if you could have any one stuffed in your Christmas stocking for free, which would it be?? I’ll post the list up here and put my answer down below. We’d like the K and G Gang to hash out which is the best of the bunch!

Top Ten Bargain Bikes of 2012 (Popular Mechanics Picks)

Ducati Monster 696

Price: $8495

2011 Aprilia Shiver 750

Price: $9499

Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Price: $7999

Honda Shadow RS

Price: $8240

Triumph Bonneville

Price: $7699

Star Stryker

Price: $11,090

Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS

Price: $8299

Kawasaki Ninja 250

Price: $3999

Yamaha FZ8

Price: $8690

Zero XU

Price: $7695
So, what would My Choice be?? Well out this bunch, I’d have to go with the V-Strom. Throw some knobbier treads on it, and hit the backroads and maybe some mountain trails too. I’ll stick with the trusty Guzzi for the highway, but getting a little dirty is fun too!