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.

I have had WR's And YZ's for around 30 years and still going strong today at 50 years old,never really had any issues at all including my best days when I had a 490,not sure why these things do not get a better rap as in my opinion faster than all standard 500's in a straight line...!

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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

Honda is the coolest motor for me I have honda vario and a honda car brio the brio is great also. I love bot the vario is wide and smooth driving to. And I alreaey see a sports moto Honda really stylish and awesome!

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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

The Ferrari of Motorcycles.

Italians do it better! Everybody knows Italian quality and engineering are top notch. Sure, Japanese bikes are good... But nowhere near as good as Ducati.

Awesome bike...i love it riding

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4 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

Most people do not understand what brand means. It has nothing to do with the bike at all. All bikes are made of the same stuff. The brand is the logo and name it carries. I voted for the Harley brand because even 5 year old kids know the name "Harley". I don't own a Harley but people who don't know anything about motorcycles know the Harley name (Brand Winner)

My friends and I have owned just about every type of motorcycle and they all are great but there is nothing like a Harley. You pick the style Harley you like and ride it, nothing else is like a Harley. I also want to say if you take care of it, it is one of the most dependable bikes you can own. I love all bikes but Harley is special.


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5 Kawasaki

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

I like the ninja series, fast and have a good chassis, good job kawasaki...

Great engines, very reliable.

In Indoneisa, I guess kawasaki is the best on build quality.

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6 Suzuki

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...

I have owned two street bikes both Suzuki. I love my M90. I will own nothing but Suzuki.

They have a great factory. Their fabrication it's great an rarely the bike breaks. The off road bikes has got a exceptional balance with the enginye and the chassis.

Very good bikes... Specialy suzuki gizzer...

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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.

My K1200S is the most fun, agile motorcycle I have owned... And to me, the sleek lines make it a beautiful cycle as well.

This is not intended to throw a bad light on Japanese bikes which, of course, are very good. But a bike needs to have a soul and this is Japanese bikes' achille's heel. Who else but BMW could produce an engine in 1923 (the boxer) and still be selling it like hotcakes in 2017?


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8 Aprilia

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

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

Best quality, performance, and styling... All for a reasonable price.

Such a wonderful bikes!

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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.

Just take a look at the street triple

Best made bikes in the world

They're pretty decent, although its a bit rare to see people zipping down the highway on them. Then again imported bikes will never beat american classics in terms of availability and popularity in america. (i own a yamaha vstar so I'm not one to talk, but correct me if I'm wrong)


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10 KTM

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

KTM is the fastest growing brand in America and among the top worldwide. They currently sell more dirt bikes than Honda and Yamaha combined and are starting to eat their market share on the road. They have the most advanced motorcycle stability system in the world. The best bikes. Period.

Innovation is their middle name. Yet they retain their immaculate quality.

Ktm rc 390 is best

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The Contenders

11 MV Agusta

Most beautiful, fastest and legendry bike maker. It will take some time to grow its image again but sooner it will be no. 1...

Ferrari of motorcycles, great grand prix records.. Most beautiful bikes. And all of that its " Art Of Motorcycle" man.

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!

In my opinion this is the best company for bikes in the world

They are awesome Italian motorcycles ever.

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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!

One of the best motorcycle made by bajaj is the Pulsar/Rouser 135 ls for its power, speed and best of all Technology ( 4V DTS-i, TRICS I,

Bajaj is the most economical brand... It has always been edgy... Specially under pulsar's name... Bajaj is not about power... It has always been about styling, mileage with good performance, specially its tripple spark technology... It is leading the motorcycle sales list in India since a decade now... So my vote goes to bajaj!

Bajaj all time

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13 Royal Enfield

Of course this is the best brand for manufacturing touring motorcycles in india they are like harley davidson in india... But wait enfield will also introduce 700 cc-1000 cc segment which will compete against harley... Enfield bikes are build in a way to run for many years... There is no doubt that enfield is the best and oldest survivng motorcycle brand (1890 I think)... Love you re

I guess Because of Indian brand, it was placed in 13. It is not a bike, the machine. Boys rides bike but men rides Enfield. you can feel your soul and heart. World war history can tell you about this machine. Love it...ride it...ride ride ride...

This is the best brand in India...

And it's the only bike which comes no. 1 around the world for leh- ladak ( in jammu and Kashmir of india ) and himalayan road trips.

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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.

Best bike and very cheap

Good quality and amazing

Great value, very good looking but not so good quality...

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15 Hero

Hero honda earlier bikes are really awesome

Hero is the best bike in quality, fuel economy, lowest price

It is the biggest manufacturer I think this site needs more indian voters


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16 Indian

I love my Indian, greatest bike I have ever owned. Everyday when I am riding people pay it complements.

Indian Chief and Kawasaki Drifter are the coolest bikes ever made. The style, body lines, and flowing fenders are over the top compared to any factory made bike.

I love my new bike I got it when I turned 16 years old I am so happy I hope I get another one

nice bike

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17 TVS

I own a TVS star city bike. The product is too good. I had a good experience in price and class. Even after 5 years of the product I took, the performance of the bike is awesome.

Apache is the best bike ever made by an Indian manufacturer. Especially the 2012 upgrade, which made it even better

TVS ROCK Z 125 much better

The one and only power full Bike company that gives safe and performence vehicles in INDIA

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18 Benelli

Made some of the best looking motorcycles ever

One of the oldest motorcycle brand in the world and it's a good looking motorcycle with affordable price...

No words to say benelli its very nice

I like its

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19 Moto Guzzi


Ah, it should be in the top 10 list man.

Pure coolness and style and so different


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20 Norton

If Norton is home to Lotus it's great!

Norton, Royal Enfield, BSA, Triumph, HD SHOULD BE AT THE TOP 10 at least!

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3. Ducati
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