Almost any motorcycle will make the angels sing when you go for a ride. Because two-wheelers are of course perfect transportation and entertainment. And therapy. And exercise. And sport. And a lot more. But the Ten Best Bikes of 2017 bring even more to the road—and to us—than all of that. They push the boundaries, they make riding more accessible and fun, and they advance the riding world in ways their predecessors did not. Some are expensive and low volume; others don’t cost much and sell in the thousands. All are the best you can get in 2017.

1. Best Superbike of 2017

2017 BMW HP4 Race

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2. Best Open-Class Streetbike of 2017

2017 Yamaha YZF-R1

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3. Best Middleweight Streetbike of 2017

2017 Triumph Street Triple R

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4. Best Lightweight Streetbike of 2017

2017 Honda Rebel 500

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5. Best Standard of 2017

2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 RR

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6. Best Touring Bike of 2017

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special

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7. Best Adventure Bike of 2017

2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R

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8. Best Motocrosser of 2017

2017 Honda CRF450R

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9. Best Dual-Sport/Enduro of 2017

2017 KTM 500 EXC

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10. Best Cruiser of 2017

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber

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