Best adventure bikes 2019 ... so far

A recap of the best adventure bikes that have launched so far this year.

Best adventure bikes of 2019 ... so far

2019 has seen some of the best adventure bikes ever produced released onto the streets for common consumption.

In fact, it's been such a strong year for adventure bikes so far that arguably it's already the best year for this class already.

This prompted us to do a quick recap of the most stunning machines we've had the pleasure to test since the turn of the year. 

Which one gets your vote and has you reaching for your bank card? And do you agree with our ranking? Tell us which order you'd place these bikes in the comments.

4. In fourth place we've gone for Ducati's baby Multistrada thanks to its electro-goodies and some classy styling tweaks.

3. In third is Honda's incredible new CB500X with a bigger front wheel and longer stroke suspension

2. Just ahead of the Honda thanks to its breathtaking good looks and retro styling is Moto Guzzi's V85 TT

1. And first place has to go to Kawasaki's big-bore Versys 1000 adventure tourer thanks to its overall handling and excellent tech.

How would you rank these four bikes? And which one would you go for?