Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that we bring to you our REDLINE Bike Of The Year (BOTY) 2008.

2006 was our inaugural year, with the annual award winner being announced every year in March.

We, together with our Redline Jury members, will nominate the motorcycles we have tested in that year

and TOGETHER with YOUR VOTE we will choose a WINNER.

YOU, our valued reader, were able to vote on which motorcycle YOU wanted as the BIKE OF THE YEAR.


The nominations for 2008 were (in alphabetical order):



BMW HP2 Megamoto

BMW R1200GS Adventure

Buell 1125R (coming soon)

Buell Ulysses XB12XT

Ducati Monster S4R

Harley-Davidson Rocker C

Harley-Davidson Sportster XL883 Low

Harley-Davidson Sportster Nightster XL1200

Harley-Davidson V-Rod Night Rod Special

Honda CB600F Hornet

Honda CBR600RR

Honda CBR1000RR

Honda ST1300 Pan European

Honda XL700V Transalp

Yamaha VMax


the finalists were (in alphabetical order)

BMW R1200GS Adventure

Buell Ulysses XB12XT

Ducati Monster S4R

Harley-Davidson Rocker C

Honda CBR1000RR

Yamaha VMax



and the 2008 winner was...

Honda CBR1000RR FireBlade


Vaughan Swanepoel of Honda SA with the Redline BOTY award


Previous "Bike Of The Year" Winners

    2006 - Yamaha FJR1300 A

2007 - BMW K1200 GT


to have a butcher's hook at previous year's contestants click on:

Bike Of The Year 2006

Bike Of The Year 2007




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