16 Sporty Bikes Under $9K | Cheap Thrills

Safety Dance

Entry-level buyers have spoken on ABS, which is why all the Hondas and the Kawasakis (save for the Versys) have it as an option. And, it’s standard on the BMW.

What's Your Game?

Gathered on this page are 16 sport motorcycles that cost $9000 or less. What’s refreshing to see in today’s still-recovering economy is the number of truly credible, exciting models at this price level. From Honda’s unusually refined CBR250R to amazingly affordable Bonnevilles—something to satisfy everyone.

Honda CBR250R $4199
Honda CBR250R $4199Motorcyclist
Suzuki GW250 $TBA (EST $4100)
Suzuki GW250 $TBA (EST $4100)Motorcyclist
Suzuki TU250X $4399
Suzuki TU250X $4399Motorcyclist
Kawasaki Ninja 300 $4799
Kawasaki Ninja 300 $4799Motorcyclist
Honda CB500F $5499
Honda CB500F $5499Motorcyclist
Honda CBR500R $5999
Honda CBR500R $5999Motorcyclist
Honda CB500X $5999
Honda CB500X $5999Motorcyclist
Triumph Bonneville $7699
Triumph Bonneville $7699Motorcyclist
BMW G650GS $7850
BMW G650GS $7850Motorcyclist
Yamaha FZ6R $7890
Yamaha FZ6R $7890Motorcyclist
Suzuki SFV650 $7999
Suzuki SFV650 $7999Motorcyclist
Kawasaki Versys $7999
Kawasaki Versys $7999Motorcyclist
Triumph Scrambler $8799
Triumph Scrambler $8799Motorcyclist
Yamaha FZ8 $8890
Yamaha FZ8 $8890Motorcyclist
Triumph Thruxton $8799
Triumph Thruxton $8799Motorcyclist