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These Motorcycle Models Tested Safest for Riders in 2016

There is no doubt in the fact that motorcycle safety begins with the rider. A combination of training, experience, sound judgment, and sobriety has more chances of providing protection than some of the best motorcycle safety technologies in the world. However, we cannot ignore the fact that the kind of motorcycle we drive also plays a huge role in our safety in the streets.

This is why we have brought you descriptions of some of the safest motorcycle models that were tested in 2016. Note: These are not necessarily motorcycles that released in 2016, but got the safety ratings to be among the best in the year.

The safest bikes of 2016

  1. Ducati Multistrada D-Air: This Europe exclusive motorbike consists of a wirelessly connected special jacket having an airbag that automatically deploys in case of a collision. This model is a must have for Ducati fans who also want advanced safety features. If not, they can always find the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak in the American market. This model comes with ABS, adjustable traction control, and active suspension for enhanced maneuverability.
  2. Suzuki V-Strom 650 ABS: This is one of the best-selling bikes in its own category partly because of its many safety features. Riders no doubt appreciate the ABS, radial tires, slip-resistant seat and would freeze warning indicator, link-type rear suspension, and other features. This model also features 5-way fully adjustable front forks and windshield to configure the bike to their preferences.
  3. Victory Cross Roads 8-Ball: This is another excellent model that scores high marks for its security features. This motorcycle deserves extra brownie points for its 26-inch seat height, which is the lowest in the 1740 cc class, superior riding suspension, and superior balance that gives full control to drivers at all speeds and on a variety of bumpy roads. Oh, and did we mention this bike is a visual stunner as well?
  4. BMW R1200RT: In the class of touring bikes, not many models can match up to the BMW BMW R1200RT in regards to safety. This model comes with a technology called “Rain Mode” that allows riders to have full control over their ride on wet roads with only a mild sacrifice of performance. Other exciting safety features include wind protection, comfortable ergonomics, three ABS settings, and Four Automatic Stability Control settings.
  5. Harley-Davidson Road King: For riders who have pledged their loyalty to “Made in America” motorcycles, the Road King from Harley-Davidson is an excellent choice. This model features dual halogen headlamps, Reflex Linked Brakes with ABS, enhanced a responsive steering, extra-bright brake lights and turn signals. However, accidents are not uncommon despite the best of safety features and that is why you should always have contact info of an attorney in hand.
  6. MV AgustaBrutale 800 RR: To conclude our list, we have to include this motorcycle that comes with traction control and ABS brakes with wheel Lift-up mitigation as a standard. This bike also received high acclaim due to its extremely efficient Brembo radial brakes and top-of-the-line responsive handling. This bike will have your back covered at all times.