Best Biking Deals of the Week – 5th August 2022

 

The Magnificent 7 ...10 biking deals of the week.

What are the best motorcycle and kit deals and discounts available right now?

Continuing our regular weekly guides to current biking offers and bargains, we’ve been scouring the marketplace – so you don’t have to! And, we’re adding USED bikes, too!

 

Deals of the Week - 5 August 2022_01

 

Save £2100 on Kawasaki’s W800 Café

Kawasaki’s cute W650, then, later, W800, was the original 1960s style retro ‘British’ twin, predating even the original Triumph Bonneville 800. With lots of neat detailing and easy manners it was a charming Sunday run-around. The later, enlarged W800 was better still, with more, power (47bhp), if a little expensive, while it was updated again (to meet Euro emissions regs) in 2019 when it was offered in both Street and, here, faired Café (racer) form with the only real downside being its steep c.£8600 new price, putting it well above the equivalent Triumph or Royal Enfield. Until now. This discounted, 0-mile, 2020 example (it was deleted in 2022 as it can’t meet Euro5) at dealers 5Ways takes its ticket down from £9099 to just £6999, a saving of a whopping £2100. Yes, it’s a pre-reg with a Sept 2020 plate, but that price means it’s now over £1600 less than the cheapest Bonneville, the Speed Twin, and just £500 more than the similar performing Enfield Continental GT but with, in our view, significantly better quality. Makes you think…

DEAL LINK: www.5-ways.co.uk

 

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Save £1400 on Aprilia’s RSV4 1100 Factory

Yes, Aprilias regularly crop up in our deals, it’s just how the Italian company operates. But when it’s a deal involving a huge £1400 discount and, on a bike, – the RSV4 Factory – which, thanks to its top spec cycle parts, humungous performance and Italian allure remains among the very best superbikes anywhere, it’s not to be dismissed. It’s currently being offered by official North Yorkshire dealers Teasdale Motorcycles and means the price of the Factory in either ‘Aprilia Black’ or ‘Ultra Dark’ comes down from its usual £23,000 to a far more palatable £21,600. Get one while you can…

DEAL LINK: www.teasdale-motorcycles.co.uk

 

Deals of the Week - 5 August 2022_04

 

Get £1300 off Indian’s FTR 1200

In case you’d missed it – which is entirely possible as upstart US brand Indian continues to ‘fly under the radar’ slightly, particularly here in the UK – the flat track-inspired, Scout based FTR is one of the best (and most fun) nakeds around thanks to its combination of Ducati Monster-reminding, ‘Spaghetti Western’ character, excellent handling, punchy 118bhp V-twin performance and individuality. On top of that, three different specs (stock, S and R Carbon) meant there were prices to suit all and a 2021 update, with smoothed out delivery, a little extra power and 17inch, rather than the previous 18inch wheels for better handling and tyre choice, made it even better yet. Best of all, though, dealers Motorcycle World are currently offering a black, base version with a full £1300 discount taking its price from a heady £12,295 down to just £10,995, or pretty much Yamaha MT-09 SP money – but hurry, it’s only being offered until August 10.

DEAL LINK: www.motorcycle-world.co.uk

 

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Save £601 on a Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber

Italian legends Moto Guzzi have a long history of being a bit ‘hit and miss’ with their characteristic transverse V-twins, as the recent V9 Bobber proves. It has one of the best versions of the V-twin engine (so good in fact that it’s now also being used in the V7 roadster and 850TT retro/trailie) but in a semi-cruiser, supposedly ‘bobber’, fat tyred chassis that at best doesn’t really convince and, at worst, is crude and ugly. Which is probably why it’s currently being offered with a full £601 off, taking its price down from £9600 to just £8999, by multi-franchise dealer Colchester Kawasaki. At that price, you just might…

DEAL LINK: www.colchesterkawasaki.co.uk

 

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Save £1105 on this 2015 BMW R1200GS

How about this for a win-win on a used bike? It’s a discount on a later 2015 version of the original, class-dominating BMW R1200GS LC; it’s completely stock so hasn’t been messed about with; is in immaculate standard condition with just over a negligible 11,000 miles on its clock; comes in arguably the best colour of all (metallic grey) AND, best of all, has now been discounted by dealers Superbike Factory by a whopping £1105 taking its price down to just £8186 from its previous £9291. That’s right, £8186, or less than a Tracer 7, for arguably the best adventure bike of all. What’s not to like?

DEAL LINK: www.superbikefactory.co.uk

 

Deals of the Week - 5 August 2022_09

 

Get this Ducati 1260 Multistrada Enduro with £905 off

Yes, we all know how good Ducati’s latest V4 Multistrada is with its radar and everything, but it’s also made us forget a little bit about how good the preceding V-twin was, too, which leads to the potential of great deals on used examples. So how about this? It’s a late, 2019 version of the stonking, more off-road credible Enduro version with wire wheels, longer suspension, dual swing-arm etc, and has just been discounted by a further £905 by Superbike Factory taking its price down to just £9886 – which, when you consider that just three years ago it was nudging £18K is surely some kind of steal. Yes, it’s showing slightly higher mileage, at around 12,000 and yes, too, I’d want to peel off some of those stickers but it’s in good nick, is a cracking bike if you’ve a long enough inside leg and even comes with a useful top box.

DEAL LINK: www.superbikefactory.co.uk

 

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Save £805 on this low mileage Triumph Tiger 1050 Sport

Another often overlooked, underestimated bike that can be cracking value as a used option. Triumph’s 1050 Tiger was always basically a taller, more upright, and practical version of the British firm’s best-selling Speed Triple super naked, so it’s a slight surprise it’s now deleted. The last Sport version, from 2013, was significantly updated and refined all round and had a useful mix of a real world 123bhp, decent handling, pleasing manners and reasonable value before being deleted in 2021. All of which makes this low mileage (5641) 2016 example complete with useful top box a cracking value used buy – especially as dealers Superbike Factory have just reduced its price by a further £805 to just £6686 – that’s over two grand less than a new Tiger 660 Sport!

DEAL LINK: www.superbikefactory.co.uk

 

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Win £925-worth of Dainese ladies’ clothing – with BikeSocial Membership

One lucky BikeSocial member will win £925-worth of Dainese ladies’ clothing in our free-to-enter competition.

BikeSocial is in a generous mood and to celebrate the sun being out we are giving away £925 of Dainese ladies’ kit to one member in a free-to-enter competition. Yes, one lucky female rider will be heading out in some lovely new riding kit thanks to BikeSocial and it won’t have cost them a penny!

The bundle consists of a Dainese Ladies’ Smart Jacket, pair of Slim Lady Tex Pants in black and a Speed Demon Lady T-shirt – how good does that sound?

The Smart Jacket usually costs £719.95 and is a D-air airbag system that can be worn on top or under any garment. Requiring no connection to the bike, it is a lightweight and versatile vest containing the same airbag technology as used by MotoGP riders. The Slim Tex Pants usually cost £169.95 and are a stylish and protective five-pocket slim-fit riding jean constructed using Armalith fabric and with armour in the knees and hips while the Speed Demon Lady T-shirt is just a very cool shirt!

This free-to-enter competition is exclusive to BikeSocial members, so don’t hesitate, enter now!

DEAL LINK: www.bikesocial.co.uk/join

 

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Save 15% on parts and accessories at Reactive Parts – with BikeSocial Membership

Take the first steps in making the most of the summer with your bike. New upgrades: Save 15% on carbon fibre panels, brand new reasets, shiny chain adjusters, flashy indicators, mirrors, crash protection and sliders (we could do this all day!...) 

Reactive Parts is the UK’s leading performance parts supplier and is staffed by a team of avid bikers. Every product in their vast collection has had the seal of approval from teams they supply in BSB, WSBK, MotoGP, NW200 and IOMTT, or have been personally tried and tested by the team out on the track. The best parts available to top riders, available for your bike!

Head online now for road and race parts heaven.  Browse by bike or by brand and use your exclusive BikeSocial Membership code at the checkout to receive 15% off your order*, but hurry, this offer is only valid until the 31st August 2022.

DEAL LINK: www.bikesocial.co.uk/join

 

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Save 15% on selected Bike racks, Roof racks, Roof bars & Roof boxes – with Bikesocial Membership

We've teamed up with Halfords , the UK's leading automotive retailer, to bring you a fantastic 15% saving in-store on selected touring products until the end of August

Summer has arrived and there’s never been a better time to start thinking about this year’s staycation adventures.

If you’re anything like us, going on staycation means packing up the suitcases, securing the bikes and hopping into the car. And that’s where roof boxes and bike racks come in.

Picking the ideal roof box or bike rack and getting it installed might include a few more steps than you expect, so don’t leave it until the last minute! Find the perfect fit today and set yourself up for a year of staycationing in style.

Login and click the 'Download voucher' button below to take advantage of this fantastic offer.

DEAL LINK: www.bikesocial.co.uk/join

 

Here are last week's offers, in case you missed them...

 

BikeSocial Deals of the Week - 29 July 22_01

 

Save £1500 on Honda’s CB1000R+

Of all the superb super nakeds out there, Honda’s latest CB1000R is one of the best – and most overlooked, which is why this deal at Bransons in Yeovil stands out. It’s for the accessorised CB1000R+ version, complete with quickshifter, heated grips, brushed aluminium front mudguard and rear hugger panels, a fly screen, single seat cowl and radiator grill with CB1000R logo, all of which is on top of the classy, understated and superbly accomplished base bike which boasts 143 beefy, smooth bhp, immaculate manners and impressive spec and, with a £500 Honda finance deposit contribution plus a further £1000 from Bransons themselves, effectively takes its price down to just £11,599, which is almost GSX-S1000 money…

DEAL LINK: www.bransonsmotorcycles.co.uk

 

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Save £1300 on a Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT

Just in case you didn’t already think Suzuki’s latest, updated, V-Strom 1050XT was one of the best value adventure all-rounders around, Peterborough dealers have slashed a further £1300 off both the higher spec XT version pictured (complete with wire wheels, hand guards, bash plate, adjustable screen and seat and more) AND the fully-loaded ‘Tourer’ version, which comes with three-box aluminium luggage, taking their prices down to just £10,995 and £12,295 respectively. All colours are available, too, which puts the cherry on top.

DEAL LINK: www.wheelsmotorcycles.co.uk

 

BikeSocial Deals of the Week - 29 July 22_03

 

Get £800 off Husqvarna’s Svartpilen 125

One of the best and certainly coolest 125s of all also becomes a bargain thanks to this deal at Fowlers of Bristol. The huge, multi-franchise dealer is currently offering the bike with £800 off which, considering it’s based on the KTM Duke 125 means it’s already one of the best performing A1 machines while, with scrambler Svartpilen styling makes it one of the most fun and best-looking as well. Usually, at £4499, it’s also one of the most expensive 125s, too, but not with this deal which takes this brand new 2021 example down to just £3699 –although you do have to look for it on Fowlers' website as it’s misfiled among Piaggio’s scooters!

DEAL LINK: www.fowlersscooters.co.uk

 

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Save £700 on a Kawasaki Versys 650

Another bike that was already a decent value all-rounder but now, thanks to a special dealer discount, is surely some kind of steal. The bike concerned is the latest, 2022 version of Kawasaki’s parallel-twin powered Versys 650 which in stock, base trim currently retails from £8199 – a great price for an engaging and versatile 67bhp machine that really can do it all. Dealers Northampton Moto, however, are currently slicing a further £700 off taking its price down to just £7499 which is a full £500 less than even Suzuki’s V-Strom 650!

DEAL LINK: www.northamptonmoto.co.uk

 

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Save £504 on this Ducati Monster 1200

Now discontinued, the final generation Ducati 1200 Monster, whether in stock or higher spec S forms, was arguably the best Ducati Monster of all, with bags of punchy power, lots of electronics, the latest TFT dash and quality cycle parts, which means low mileage used examples can be prized. So this low mileage 5900-mile 2016 example which has just been discounted by a further £504 at dealers Superbike Factory, taking its price down to just £7887 – or MT-07 money – is tempting indeed. It has a couple of minor cosmetic issues (for example a peeling sticker) which are easily remedied but on the plus side it’s also virtually stock apart from the addition of a useful fly screen.

DEAL LINK: www.superbikefactory.co.uk

 

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Get this BMW R1250RT with £405 off

Yes, we did feature a discounted example of BMW’s brilliant boxer tourer, the R1250RT, here last week but here’s another offer that’s so good we had to include it here. It’s for a 2020 example of the ‘last generation’ RT which has the latest ‘ShiftCam’ engine (but not the 2021 facelift and big TFT dash), is this time in grey with a useful matching top box and has only covered 2472 miles, which means it’s virtually as new. But at this price at Superbike Factory, with a further £405 taking its price down to just £13,886, it’s nearly two grand less than the price of even the most basic new ones.

DEAL LINK: www.superbikefactory.co.uk

 

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Save £405 on this low mileage Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Another tempting cut price used deal on a bike that’s already considered something of a bargain. The ‘last generation’ Suzuki V-Strom 1000 may now have been replaced by the updated, facelifted 1050 version but in most practical senses is virtually identical. On top of that, this example at Superbike Factory, is a 2019 example showing just 2347 so is virtually as new, anyway. It also comes with a couple of useful extras, namely a top box and tank bag. Best of all, though, this further price reduction takes it down from an already bargain £7391 to just £6986 – that makes it a helluva lot of versatile all-rounder for very little money.

DEAL LINK: www.superbikefactory.co.uk

 

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Get £75 in Sportsbikeshop vouchers when you sell your bike with BikeSocial Membership

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As a BikeSocial member, if you sell you motorbike via the 'Get FREE online valuation' button below, we'll send you £75 worth of retail vouchers to spend at Sportsbikeshop.co.uk.

DEAL LINK: www.bikesocial.co.uk/join

 

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Win an amazing Bennetts BSB experience at Donington Park with BikeSocial Membership

Get closer to the action for you and a friend at Donington Park on 30th September-2nd October

After celebrating 25 years of Bennetts British Superbikes in 2021, we can't wait to carry that momentum into 2022- as we get BikeSocial members closer to the action than ever before.

Only BikeSocial members and a guest can get exclusive access at BSB. We have 120 tickets to give away with a wide range of ultra-exclusive experiences to win.

The following prizes are available over the course of the event (Friday- Sunday)

  • A pair of VIP race weekend tickets (Sunday)
  • Race day hospitality for you and a guest with breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and all your drinks included (Sunday)
  • Pillion lap for you and a guest (Sunday)
  • Fast lap in the safety car for you and a guest (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Pit lane tour (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Meet the Riders (Friday)
  • Pre-race grid walk (Saturday, Sunday)
  • Weekend tickets (Friday- Sunday)

DEAL LINK: www.bikesocial.co.uk/join

 

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Save an extra 10% on all disc locks at Sportsbikeshop with Bikesocial Membership

Exclusive 10% additional discount on all disc locks at Sportsbikeshop for BikeSocial members until the end of July

We have teamed up with Sportsbikeshop to offer BikeSocial members some fantastic additional discounts through our new BikeSocial Shop. So if there is already a discount on the product, you will save even more. And as these deals are exclusive to BikeSocial members, you won’t find them anywhere else!

Disc locks are the simplest and most convenient way to make your bike less attractive to thieves when you are out and about. Far lighter than a heavy-duty chain and lock set, a disc lock will generally slip neatly into an underseat storage area ready to be called into action when you park up and go for a wander around. Costing from just £9.99 to £119.99, Sportsbikeshop sell a huge range of disc locks with some even including a built-in alarm for added security and Bike Social members can take advantage of our exclusive 10% discount code to save even more cash. And remember, the code is in addition to any existing discount, so the savings just keep on building up.

As a final thought, if the lock you choose doesn’t come with a lanyard to remind you it is fitted, Sportsbikeshop sell one as an accessory for just £3.60 - a small outlay that could save you from an embarrassing, and costly, carpark incident...

Check out all the other deals on offer at Sportsbikeshop alongside this one in the rewards section of our website.

All of Sportsbikeshop’s products are covered by their 365-day free returns policy and come with free next-day delivery on orders over £25, so you can buy with confidence from the UK’s number one clothing and accessory destination.

DEAL LINK: www.bikesocial.co.uk/join

 

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