Visordown readers' top 10 supermotos

We've had a look at your reviews and ratings, and then we've done the maths. Here are your top 10 most highly-rated supermoto bikes

HERE are your top most highly-rated supermotos, as voted for by you.

We've taken all the supermoto bikes from our huge database with three reviews or more, then averaged out owners' detailed ratings on the engine, brakes, handling, comfort and build to bring you the consumer's top 10. The higher the score, the more highly rated the bike.

Remember, this list is created using your reviews and ratings.

10. Husaberg FS650E: 3.5/5

One of the wildest street supermotos you can buy, the FS650 is laden with high-end suspension and quality components. It's a race bike with lights and that means one thing, high maintenance. Oil changes are needed every 300 miles with valve clearance checks at just over 500 miles. Luckily the screw and locknut valve adjustment means maintenance is simple and you won't spend hours crawling around the garage floor for that missing shim.

9. Yamaha XT660X: 3.6/5

The pick of the Japanese supermotos combines a decent amount of poke with everyday reliability and practicality. It’s still not that comfy over distances though. It’s the latest version of the long running XT family which dates back to the 1970s. The trail version (XT660R) has larger diameter wheels with knobbly tyres but the gearing and weight make it hard going on tough trails. The fuel injection is a bit snatchy but owners websites have plenty of tricks to sort this, and some which boost power too.

8. CCM 604 E Dual Sport Supermoto: 3.66/5

A proper man's supermoto that comes with WP suspension as standard. Tuning can open up 60hp+ to the rear wheel and the Brembo brakes will stop you in just as much of a hurry. A real B-road weapon with a strong, reliable engine if maintained correctly.

7. KTM LC4 640 Supermoto: 3.88/5

Of the hardcore, nutty European supermotos, this is one of the more sensible options. That means it’s fast, firm and focussed but not stupidly so. Comfort and distance are not on the agenda but urban assault and stunting are. Like all KTMs it’s made with top quality components and materials. Reliability is good too, this bike's engine has been used in loads of KTM models including the Duke, the Adventure and LC4 Enduro and it’s tough if properly maintained.

6. Aprilia SXV550: 3.9/5

Real supermotos were always single cylinder bikes until the SXV appeared with two and cleaned up in racing. The extra cylinder means less vibration and more oomph but it’s an impressively compact and lightweight unit which makes 70bhp. This helps the bike weight in at a featherweight 128kg. Mix in rapid geometry and it’s an evil tool that’s madder than litre sports.

5. Honda FMX650: 4/5

The 644cc, air-cooled single pre-dates dinosaurs, only chugs out 36bhp and 37lb.ft of torque and hasn't really been changed since it powered the Dominator way back in 1988. But it rides surprisingly well. Experienced riders will find themselves treating the throttle as an on/off switch but for new riders the FMX's engine is easy to use and unintimidating. It doesn't have a rev counter but it spins up over 7,000rpm and torque is spread linearly too. According to Honda, the FMX650 is a "funmoto", aimed at the younger generation.

4. KTM 690 SM Supermoto: 4.3/5

Despite being the most powerful single-cylinder in its heyday, the 690SM is anything but a beast to ride. It might not be as exciting as the KTM supermotos of old but it’s a million times easier to live with. The SM gets a completely new frame with altered geometry for perfect 50:50 weight distribution. It’s soft enough to be useful but still a KTM at heart.

3. KTM 990 Supermoto: 4.375/5

KTM stuck its fuel-injected 990 engine into the 950SM’s chassis, and with it comes a whopping 15% increase in power through the entire rev range. And the 950 is a bike that was far from sensible in the first place. It’s more practical than the old bike but the snatchy throttle response and poor fuelling leaves much to be desired.

2. Honda CRF250M: 4.5/5

While other brands were disappearing from the supermoto market Honda was busy developing its CRF250M – built around the CBR250R’s single-cylinder engine and derived from the off-road-oriented CRF250L. It’s no competition bike, but it looks like a ‘proper’ crosser-derived supermoto – even though such things are now virtually extinct. On the downside, it’s all a bit, well, Honda. The panache is missing. Owners seem more than happy with them, though, and if you want to get the look and feel of a supermoto without the insane service schedules of a real motocross-based bike, then it’s about the only option available to you.

1. KTM 950 SM Supermoto: 4.6/5

If ever there was a cult hooligan bike, this is it. The 950 SM is bordering on a kind of madness. With a short 1510mm wheelbase and a 98hp punchy v-twin engine, the 950SM is at home on one wheel as it is on two. Unlike single-cylinder models, it’s more than a Sunday morning toy and has the legs and comfort to cover big miles.

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