9. 2007 Air-Cooled Twins Naked Comparo


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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