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Here's the rundown of the Motorcycle of the Year candidates and winners from Motorcyclist magazine, which held its awards dinner at Laguna Seca last weekend.

MOTY 2004 Awards

MOTY Contenders:
Aprilia RSV Mille R
Ducati Monster S4R
Harley-Davidson Sportster
Honda CBR1000RR
KTM 950 Adventure
Kawasaki ZX-10R
Suzuki GSX-R750
Triumph Rocket III
Yamaha YZF-R1

Motorcycle of the Year: BMW R1200GS

Motorcyclist of the Year: Miguel Duhamel

Lifetime Achievement Award: Kenny Roberts

Category Winners Best Cruiser: Triumph Rocket III

Best Sportbike: Suzuki GSX-R750

Best Naked Bike: Aprilia Tuono

Best Adventure Bike: KTM Adventure

Best Touring Bike: Yamaha FJR1300

Best Bang-for-the-Buck Bike: Suzuki SV650

Best Hooligan Bike: Ducati Monster S4R

Best New Product: Sidi Vertigo Corsa Boot

Best Marketing Campaign: Icon

Best use of Platform Sharing: Harley-Davidson Sportster

Best use of racing technology: Honda CBR1000RR

· junkie
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I like the pick for best touring bike the fj1300. I seen one of them compete at a local dragstrip and the bike kicked butt. Seriously, one would never think it was a touring bike the way it ate up everything except the haybusa.

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I've seen an ad that said that R1 is the Motorcycle of the years in Europe

KH, Rest In Peace Brother
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Holy dig up an old thread batman!
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