Best Motorcycle Brands of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Yamaha

Japanese Big 4 are so Huge Companies that you get the slightest difference between them. Especially Honda & Yamaha has the Most Sales. Kawasaki & Yamaha for Best Performance and Track Racing. Honda & Yamaha for Best Chassis. Suzuki for most affordable and cheapest of the Japanese. Now We can see Yamaha comes for Performance, Easiest Handling, Consumers Favourite and OFFCOURSE the YAMAHA Brand Image with all time star riders as brand Ambassadors (Valentino Rossi, Agostini, Kenny Roberts, Wayne Rainey, Eddie Lawson & Jorge Lorenzo).

Right, the person who made this list is very intelligent, should add suzuki on 2nd position as they made hayabusa, fastest motorbike.

Yamaha and Honda give each other good competition, both are on top, in motorcycle manufacturing. The slight difference between the two is : Honda gives more miles per gallon and Yamaha gives more power per gallon. Thus I opt this performance and joy to ride quality factor of Yamaha over the better economy of Honda.

No doubt Yamaha is best and better.

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2 Honda Honda Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.

Honda, without a doubt, has the most reliable, and trail ready bikes of all time. Not to many people can compete with Honda's technology. They may not be "Race Ready" machines, but they sure as hell will get you home when the others are broke down.

No other motorcycle company can compete with Honda's technology. That's why they manufacture reliable automobiles, trucks, planes, and small engines. Who else can say that?

It a awesome strong motorbike brand

The power of dreams

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3 Ducati

Italians knows how to make fast things like Ferrari or Lamborghini - Ducati is the perfect example of joy on wheels

I have ridden many motorcycles in my 52 years of riding and ten years of being a motor cycle mechanic. No other machine has impressed me like the Ducati multi strada.

Diavel is the coolest bike ever made!

50 years of riding and repairing. My first road bike was a motobi 125. It out performed and out handeled all the competition.
Then after 50 other bikes from various countries I got on the Ducati multi strada. It's the most incredible machine I have ever thrown a leg over.

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4 Kawasaki

Eco bushman 150cc is most reliable as it is Chinese better than makes like Honda

Never had any problems with either one I owned. Wife material.

This was a hard one. I've owned allot of motorcycles in my life including Hondas, Yamahas, Husqvarna, KTM/Penton, Suzuki and have rode several other brands. Off all the brands, two keep bubbling to the top and that is Kawasaki and Yamaha. Never had a lick of problems with any of them and that incudes models from the early 70s to recent bikes. The only reason I voted Kawasaki over Yamaha is that I've owned more of them, but both are outstanding motorcycles. Now if I had to pick my least favorite of the bunch that I have owned it would be a tie between Harley and Honda. Harleys are not my style. Great for puttering around town and, if you have money to burn, their touring bikes are okay, but I'd rather have three bikes for the money that did several things great than one that only could do one or two. Hondas... well I may just be unlucky, but they have been by far the least reliable brand I have owned and one of the most expensive to fix.

Z900 is a modern classic...any company that can produce such a refined yet bald out motorcycle is doing something right

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5 Harley-Davidson Harley-Davidson


Harley Davidson is everybody's #1 favorite American legend bike company for everybody who wants to ride for the freedom of the open road, I love you so much Harley Davidson and Harley Davidson has the absolute best 20th-21st century history, they make great motorcycles and they are better than any other bike company and Harley Davidson is making everybody having more fun riding and riding Harley's is more fun and more cruising riding on the highway than other bike companies but I want to fall in love with a Harley motorcycle that I always dream of since when I was 11 about 3 years ago and I wanted to ride in Harley gear to the freedom of the open road, HARLEY DavidSON IS AWESOME, THEY ARE A LOT BETTER THAN OTHERS

Harley-Davidson is what all other motorcycles want to be and what all others rider want to ride. Anyone who says different hasn't ridden a Harley.

#1 on mine opinion

Overpriced by a long shot, but a solid bike.

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6 BMW BMW BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.

Awesome BMW

Bmw number 1

This must be 1

BMW makes awesome cars, as well as awesome bikes. The revving of the bikes are so powerful, and so is their speed. Plus those bikes look extremely cool. Wish I could have one.

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7 Suzuki Suzuki Suzuki Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu.

They make bikes in a special manner. almost like harley Davidson in the sense that, you don't know what the hype is all about until you ride one. and they are very emotional motorcycles, carries a heart somewhere in there...

Awesome reliability and great experience overall.


Good price and quality.

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8 Aprilia

Aprilia the other ducati The Best Italian bike on the market and definitely the best naked bike on the planet

Fastest bikes for people that knows how to ride a bike
By the way the hayabusa is not the fastest bike in the world, ever heard about Desmosedici or tomahawk

Great bike a lot of Americans just don't know enough about!

In my opinion, Aprilia have the best naked bikes in the world (shiver 750 ), this bike is full of power and passion.

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9 Triumph Triumph Triumph is a Canadian hard rock power trio that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. Between the band's 16 albums and DVDs, Triumph has received 18 gold and 9 platinum awards in Canada and the United States.

This is my kind of motorcycle yes I will not settle with anything else.

I have three Triumphs, a 2000 955i Speed Triple, a 2004 Trophy 1200 and a 2004 Thunder Bird Sport all are great bikes with over 35000 on each one and all are made in England, don't ask me to trade.

I don't know about other manufacturers, but triumph >>> harley, especially in the same price group

Just take a look at the street triple

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10 KTM

Lighter than the yamaha's and Honda's. Better forks and engine management, better brakes. Best Bike you can buy.

Ktm is the best motorbike brand there bikes are much better than hondas they should be a close second to yamaha

the best

Best brand on the world

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The Contenders

11 MV Agusta

Beautiful as art

Simply "motorcycle art".


Hands down the most phenomenal machine I have ever ridden. The beauty, the engineering, and innovation are world class. You really feel like your driving an exotic machine, the sound and power of the bike is enough to make you drool...and the looks of the bike is an entire story of its own. I ride an MV Agusta almost everyday to work and I still get chills down my spine every time I twist the throttle and hear the exhaust rumble with all its glory!

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12 Bajaj

It's not only the product that they make but also the price at which they offer matters - so that enthusiasts can go for their bikes. Pulsar 220 is their best bike!

They make best budget friendly bikes

Very good bick production company

Awesome bike manufacturer company

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13 Royal Enfield

Built like a gun.
It will be stupid to say that it is a bike. It is a machine on which you just fly.

One of the Best motorcycle I have owned

Made in India

Love it

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14 Hyosung

I recently bought 250 cruiser. It is a great bike. Good for 1st time owner. Looks bigger then some models of Harley it is great value for money.

I have seen many bikes...Hyosung Aquila 650 pro is something very sexy, mascular, comfortable and value for money. It is complete package for the intelligent customer. - ManishAgar

Best bike and very cheap

Hyosung are excellent reliable bikes. people who say otherwise have never owned one. I've owned mine for the past 16 months and not had a single problem with it. Plus it Looks amazing

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15 Hero

Hero honda earlier bikes are really awesome

Hero the company with vision in world...

Awesome bikes

Super Bikes

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16 TVS

Good quality bike!

Low price

Perfect bike tvs radeon, star city plus, tvs jupiter, tvs xl 100 and most wanted bike tvs apache rtr

Awesome scooter.

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17 Indian

I have owned Harley Honda Kawasaki Yamaha chaparral and by far the very best ride hands down is the Indian Roadmaster

2019 Indian chieftain. Rides like a dream.

Traded in my 2017 Harley Ultra for a 2019 Indian Roadmaster. Harley was like riding an anvil on wheels compared to the roadmaster. Ten pounds heavier than the harley and about ten times more comfortable and nimble. Also, electronics are light years ahead of the Harley. I have my forever bike that I'm gonna grow old on. That's how much I love this bike.

Owned a lot of different makes nothing rides as easy and nice as a Indian.

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18 Benelli

Italian pure passion since 1911 is still a legend of the oldest motorcycle in the world

Pleasantly surprised

Feeling good sound

Zero vibes

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19 Moto Guzzi

Oh, where do I start with Guzzi? The layout? The ease of maintenance? The reliability? The surprisingly low cost of buying, owning & running one of these things? All this despite being 100% made in Italy? Yep, I'm a Guzzisti alright. I have long loved Moto Guzzi & wanted one ever since I first saw one. So you can imagine the joy when I finally bought a Guzzi - a 2002 Nevada. Sure, it's not the quickest, but it's got plenty of torque, sounds awesome, goes off road without issue, the geunuine parts are much cheaper than aftermarket on a honda, & it's tough, too. In an accident that would've totalled most Japanese bikes (& they're great bikes, don't get me wrong), this thing needed a spark plug, spark cap, & a blinker lens (blinker itself still works). Was still running the whole time. The only thing I can fault is it's lack of power, but hey, you can't have it all

Style, easy to maintain. Chep parts, great access to the mechanic.


Pure coolness and style and so different

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20 Norton

If Norton is home to Lotus it's great!

Superb unique bike- wow!

Cool! Norton's rule.

You are bad

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21 Mahindra


Awesome bike!
Unique features, great mileage, very comfortable bike.
I love mahindra centuro!

Mahindra is incoming brand...

22 Keeway

Its have

Rcs 125 user here

It's Strong, Fast and Good quality motorcycles.

Not that way but keeway

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23 Rusi

More tahn two years na oil lang regular na pinpalitan...good value for your money




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24 SYM Motors

Reliable bikes, the performance it looks like honda and the best seller and number 1 in Taiwan scooter and motorcycles. that's why I own one sym bonus 110.

The sym it's so powerful its looks like a honda I own one sym bonus 100

More strong and reliable motorcycle

I own one of sym motorcycle, because sym brand is one of d best motorcycle brand and its " pangmasa" and has a very good quality...

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25 Victory Motorcycles

Half price Harley with half the problems

After owning four Victorys and never having any kind of problems with them I can say they are by far the best bike around. Having ridden all kinds also the most comfortable.

Love our Victory's

Best bike I have ever rode. Problem is, they aren't being made anymore, and weren't THAT well known to begin with. Love how smooth and fast this bike is on long trips. Victory Kingpin

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26 Lamborghini Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini is an Italian brand and manufacturer of luxury sports cars and SUVs based in Sant'Agata Bolognese and tractors Lamborghini Trattori in Pieve di Cento, Italy.

I wish that I could get a Lamborghini


I like Lamborghini cars but they should Change the style of their motorcycles and Have a stronger Motor. So I mean like a 1000cc Motor. :-)

La Lamborghini goes so fast think its huidini

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27 Buell

Amazing bikes. Especially the earlier "tuber models". Short wheelbase, high torque low center of gravity. Makes the twisties extremely fun


They are the coolest motorcycle on the planet. They should never have stopped making them.

28 Passion Pro

Hero passion pro is India's legendary bike.selute to hero

29 Haojue

Haojue top 1 Chinese brand, manufacturer of haojue and suzuki

My weekend ride never had any problem

I like haojue

Hj 125 for 11

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30 Lifan

I think best bike for Bangladesh

Great bike in price to performance ratio.

Lifan kpr 150 is good for performance.

I like lifan bikes, I have KPR 200
Performance great, value for money
Amazing bikes by lifan

31 CF Moto

great look

cool bikes



32 Walton

They are light and agile. Though they don't make powerful bikes. They are super affordable and their bikes have good power to weight ratio and in good hands so you can compete with other bikes.

Affordable motorcycles with good configurations

Value of money

Walton motorcycles is best I thing

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33 Motorstar

Motorstar is the powerful motor in China manufacturer and it is strong and reliable motor so ihave own a motorstar well 110 it's so powerful and aggresive like honda

What a great motorcycle xplorer200r d best

Exclusive dealer of ZONGSHEN! The original and largest most successful motorcycle manufacturer in China! Cheapest Quality Motorcycle! Planning to acquire their new look explorer 200r, CBR look alike... ride your own big bike for only 59k! In pesos.. this would be my 4th acquired motorcycle manufactured by ZONGSHEN!

Magkano and unit ng MXS125-11?

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34 Skygo

The best speed motorcycle. All parts are metallic

Skygo has proved you don't have to be one of the big four to succeed, Skygo put together a team of experts in the Motorcycle field went to China and picked the best parts, built their own assembly plant and have over one hundred dealers and service centers, they are outselling Honda and the other Japanese cycles here in the south Philippines, as far as business motorcycles, use in every day work they will last, the big four have lost 10% sales and the China Bikes have gained 20%

Skygo 125 and 150 just as good as Honda and outsell Honda for business bike in south Philippines

Skygo wizard 125 or 150 is the powerful model of skygo it is the equivalent of tmx 125 or 155 but skygo is 5th gear unlike honda 4th gear only and you can't get alow price of this pair

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35 Ideal Jawa

Best 2 stork bike

Super motorcycle

The best 2 strokes bike

Very reliable two stroke bike

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37 Piaggio

The only scooter & motorcycle have a clubs around the world and finally they get together in Vespa world club

Vespa is one of most famous icon of the world

MP3 is a great scooter so are the Vespas. Shame their service and parts availability are so lacking in the US.

Vespa new PX is luxury

38 Kymco

I bought Agility in 2006, and it still rides as new.

Build and Quality
Kymco is the best

Own new AK550 and absolutely love it, price, quality and pleasure to ride

I have one and I never regret.

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39 Puch

Very well-made, reliable and classy bikes

40 Birmingham Small Arms

A thing of beauty

BSA - Proper English bikes. You can't argue that these were the best bikes of days gone by.

I'm glad they made Rifles,but more glad when they made working class bikes.As the Triumph's where a little out of reach in the 1950' to 1972.

We only bought BSA bikes, and were never disappointed in the early 50s. Werneth Proud!

41 Can Am

Ryker smooth.

Engineering motorbikes from a different perspective.

The best piece of enginerring ever

42 Racal Motors

Better than rising and euro

Low price at good for use

Jr 125 is fast

43 Derbi

Nice 50cc mopeds

44 Vyrus
45 Racal

Best motor I use

46 Sokół

Polish hors 1000 cc loved and proud is biutty.

One of the oldest four stroke eastern european motorcycles

47 Demak

Demak is the best affordable motorcycle.100% trusted

Demak skyline 200 own all cheapo bike

Yay so proud we're better than cagiva


48 Megelli

New upcomming English motorcycle brand.


49 Bimota


Bimota is one of the best brand in motorcycles. All motorcycles are totally handcrafted. It's like Rolls Royals and Ferrari mixed together for motorcycle.

50 Dayun

Very good quality

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