Comfortable sporty riding.
Naked bikes are so much fun because they are often pretty lightweight. You sit quite upright, which makes riding comfortable and relaxt. They react quickly on hip movements which ensures lots of fun on narrow twisty roads. The often big amount of torque of naked bikes makes them quite ideal for commuting too.
Let’s get down to business. Calling a motorcycle ‘a high bike’ is, of course, a subjective topic. But to make it all a bit easier we drew a line at 31.5 inches. All bikes below 31.5 inches are classified as ‘motorcycles with a low seat height’. Above 31.5 inches we classify the bikes as ‘motorcycles with a high seat height’. We’ve done this with a perspective from riders who are around 5′ 6″ tall.
|Model||Seat height||Weight||Power||Top speed|
|Aprilia Shiver 900||31.6 in||218 kg||95.2 bhp||200 km/h|
|Aprilia Tuono V4 1100||32.5 in||185 kg||170 bhp||275 km/h|
|Benelli BN 302||31.3 in||185 kg||38 bhp||180 km/h|
|BMW G 310 R||30.9 in||158.5 kg||34 bhp||145 km/h|
|BMW S 1000 R||32 in||205 kg||165 bhp||>200 km/h|
|Ducati Monster 797||31.6 in||179.5 kg||75 bhp||200 km/h|
|Ducati Scrambler Icon||31.1 in||170 kg||75 bhp||175 km/h|
|Honda CB 300 R||31.5 in||143 kg||31 bhp||165 km/h|
|Honda CB 500 F||30.7 in||192 kg||48 bhp||150 km/h|
|Honda CB 650 F||31.9 in||208 kg||91 bhp||200 km/h|
|Kawasaki Z 650||31.1 in||216 kg||48 bhp||160 km/h|
|Kawasaki Z 900||32.8 in||210 kg||125 bhp||250 km/h|
|Kawasaki Z 1000||32.1 in||211 kg||142 bhp||>220 km/h|
|KTM Duke 390||32.7 in||139 kg||44 bhp||160 km/h|
|KTM Duke 690||32.9 in||149.5 kg||73 bhp||180 km/h|
|KTM 790 Duke||32.4 in||169 kg||109 bhp||180 km/h|
|KTM 1290 Super Duke||32.9 in||195 kg||177 bhp||200 km/h|
|MV Agusta Brutale 675||31.9 in||167 kg||110 bhp||225 km/h|
|MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster||31.9 in||167 kg||125 bhp||245 km/h|
|MV Agusta Brutale 1090||32.5 in||183 kg||144 bhp||265 km/h|
|Suzuki GSX-S 750||32.2 in||213 kg||144 bhp||200 km/h|
|Suzuki GSX-S 1000||31.9 in||210 kg||150 bhp||250 km/h|
|Triumph Street Triple S||31.8 in||168.6 kg||113 bhp||235 km/h|
|Triumph Speed Triple S||32.5 in||192 kg||150 bhp||275 km/h|
|Yamaha MT-03||30.7 in||168 kg||42 bhp||170 km/h|
|Yamaha MT-07||31.7 in||182 kg||74.8 bhp||180 km/h|
|Yamaha MT-09||32.1 in||191 kg||115 bhp||220 km/h|
|Yamaha MT-10||32.4 in||210||160.4 bhp||200 km/h|
We gave certain bikes the colour green. These bikes have a seat height that’s above 31.5 inches, but might still be interesting for smaller riders. This is due to their narrow design. When a bike has a narrow saddle or just an overall narrow design your feet will touch the floor sooner, even when the seat height is a bit higher. So definitely give these bikes a try!