Motorcycle Bloggers International (MBI) have announced the winners of the 2008 Riders Choice Awards. Decided on the basis of votes given by thousands of motorcycle riders in 77 countries, these awards recognize significant achievements (and, well, serious lapses in judgment!) during 2007, by motorcycle and related product manufacturers, persons and organizations.
Some of the winners are:
Object of Lust: Ducati Desmosedici RR
Best Concept Motorcycle or Scooter: Honda Evo6
Best New in 2007 Scooter: Piaggio MP3 400
Best New in 2007 Motorcycle: Triumph Street Triple 675
Most Disappointing Motorcycle: Suzuki B-King
The MBI Riders Choice Awards are unique in that the nominees and winners are chosen by everyday riders around the world, not by professional journalists. The awards reflect the judgment of the motorcycle buying public, not motorcycle industry insiders.
For more information about the MBI and its members, please visit the MBI website, and for the complete list of 2008 MBI Awards nominees and winners, go here.
Faster and Faster: The Best of 2007
Ready to rock: The 2008 Moto Guzzi Stelvio 1200 4V
Tilt this: The amazing Peraves MonoTracer!
Memorable: The singularly sexy Ducati Supermono
Franco Sbarro's Pendolauto, a four-wheeled 'motorcycle'!
Sheene tribute: Chris Vermeulen-replica GSX-R1000
F1 tech in MotoGP: The Aprilia RS3 Cube...
Hot or not: EDR Performance’s 131bhp Yamaha YZF R6
Racer specials: Japan-only Fireblade and CBR600RR!
JJ2S X4 500: A four-cylinder, two-stroke concept bike!
KTM RC8 ringtones...
2008 Yamaha R1 vs Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R? Here's the showdown!
And here's the 2008 Aprilia Tuono, in all its brand-new silver/orange glory! The bike remains unchanged mechanically and for us, it's still one of the best streetfighters in the world...