Top 10 All-Time MO Shootouts

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9. 2007 Air-Cooled Twins Naked Comparo

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Unlike number 10, where all the bikes in that shootout still exist, most of the bikes gathered for our Air-Cooled Naked Comparo a year earlier are no longer with us. Gone is the air-cooled Ducati Multistrada 1100, the Moto Guzzi Breva 1100 and the Buell XB12X Ulysses, leaving the BMW R1200R as the sole survivor. The Beemer didn’t win that shootout, but came in a close second to the Multistrada – a bike Ducati has since re-engineered into the liquid-cooled Multistrada 1200, itself a winner of numerous shootouts.

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  • Old MOron

    What?! I demand a recount!

    There is no way that the 2004 Open Class Shootout cannot be number one, never mind not even being in the top ten.

    Check your figures, Blondie. This is MO’s best shootout, ever.

    http://www.motorcycle.com/shoot-outs/2004-open-class-shootout-15085.html

    • http://www.motorcycle.com/ Sean Alexander

      Well, perhaps there was a bit of fibbing in this story. Everything was changed-over to new servers in 2007, so anything older than that is just counting views since ’07. It is likely that that ’04 shootout would have ranked higher if we had its previously accumulated ’04, ’05, and ’06 traffic included. That said, in the last seven years, this list does indeed reflect the most read shootout over the last seven years. I won’t be too offended if our old work doesn’t get full credit, I mean seven years really is a long time.

  • http://www.mymotorrad.com/ james lagnese

    And no mention of CrAshley. How could you?

  • Buzz

    I think the Sport Touring shootout needs to be on the list. We rode from Torrance to Reno arriving late at night. We then headed down to take a top to bottom cruise through Yosemite.

    We proceeded to get pulled over for speeding and got tickets for speeding, no insurance and conducting business in a National Park without a permit. We got tossed out of the park.

    Fun stuff!

  • jtm45

    well I was hoping to see the ‘Cows” from the 70′s like the Z1,and the 2 most famous 2 cycle triples the 500 Mach III and the 750 triple.I would buy them all today if I could.