As you can see, there are any number of reasons why the KTM wins this comparison. It’s the fastest, best equipped, and the most capable sportbike. Then again, this is a test of bikes aimed at less experienced riders, so why would the most expensive, least-accommodating machine take the crown? Simply put, among all of the 7/8-size motorcycles available the RC390 reminds us the most of a full-size bike, in presentation, capability, and attitude. Pick any one and you’ll be happy, but the orange one will make you happier for a significantly longer time.