50 Bikes Every Motorcycle Enthusiast Wishes They Could Ride

We've heard it all before - motorcycles are unsafe, inconvenient, and too loud. But one thing's undeniably true about these vehicles - they're downright awesome. No one can deny that when they see a racing bike roar down the road, they get a little tingle, a burst of adrenaline that makes them think, "I wish that was me." It's never too late to get into the art of motorcycling, and that's probably why we see so many middle-aged men riding around on them. They're trying to recapture their youth, we suppose. But who can blame them? In 2018, there are so many insanely cool motorcycles that everyone wants to ride, and they're all very tempting.

Some are old, some are new. Some go fast, others slow. Some are taken straight from the race tracks of Moto GP, while others are more suited to the rough terrain of dirt trails and off-roading. Some of these bikes are iconic works of art, known by all motorcycle enthusiasts as some of the best of all time. Other motorcycles in this quiz have just barely come out of the factory, and there's still lots of new hype surrounding them. But only a true motorcycle enthusiast will be able to name all of these engineering marvels...

1This New Bike

Here's one new bike for 2018 that has everybody talking. This thing is fast, but it's also got tons of style, and it's being touted as one of the best new bikes of the year. It won't come cheap, but buyers are rewarded with a hell of a lot of horsepower and some technologically advanced features that will make their ride truly enjoyable. It's not for the faint of heart. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

2This Old Bike

Here's one bike that is at the complete opposite of the spectrum compared to our previous motorcycle. Clearly, this one was built for a much mellower crowd that isn't in as much of a hurry. It's considered one of the most iconic motorbikes ever made, and for good reason. A lot of people bought these back in the day, and the brand is actually bringing them back for 2018! But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

3This Classic

Of course, motorcycles started to get a lot more interesting as the decades flew by, and there are some of those classic bikes that still look spectacular today. This is one example of a bike like that, and it still looks just as dashing as it did all those years ago. This is another motorcycle brand that is still going strong to this very day, with plenty of fans around the world. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

4This Awesome New Ride

Here's another new bike for 2018 that really got a lot of people's engines firing. This bike is a crazy hybrid of all kind of different style. Some say it looks like a dirt bike, others say it looks almost like a retro 80s bike. But one thing's for sure, this bike is fast loud, and loves to crank up the adrenaline dial. It's a favorite for so many good reasons. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

5This Famous Bike

Here's another famous bike, and this one has quite a history behind it. It's made by one of the most famous and iconic motorcycle brands in history, although it might look a little dated to some of our readers. This brand was heavily involved in racing back in the day, and that's exactly what this motorbike was designed for. It still looks quite dashing and speedy to this day. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

6This Race-Winning Bike

Here's another bike that was designed for speed and racing, and this is another iconic bike that most enthusiasts will know all about. This amazing motorcycle was famous for participating in many high profile races, and in many cases it won those races. It might be old, but we can still see the enormous amount of work that went into creating this bike, and it's still quite desirable to this day. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

7This Insanely Fast Bike

Here's another bike that is fast, but unlike some of the other bikes we've mentioned so far, this bike is faster than most of its competitors today. In 2018, this is considered one of the fastest bike available, and its no wonder why its so popular. The clues to how fast it goes lies in its name. An engine of around 1150 cc powers this bike, and its capable of a whopping top speed of 174 mph. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

8This Racing Bike

Move aside slowpokes, this is a fast bikes that doesn't mess around. Built by one of the most iconic and famous motorcycle manufacturers of all time, hearing the brand name alone is enough to make us feel like we're traveling at high speeds. This is one of their fastest bikes for 2018, and it must be one thrilling ride. The bike is clearly meant for speeds, and the racing red totally fits. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

9This Classic Motorcycle

Dialing back time a little here, let's examine one of the most famous and popular motorcycles of decades past. This is one of the most popular brands of the past years, and for good reason. It always carried with it a reputation for reliability and great craftmanship, not to mention good speed when the situation called for it. Although most of us are too young to remember it, the legend lives on. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

10This Awesome Chopper

And this quiz wouldn't be complete without the addition of a few choppers. And the best kinds are the ones that we would have seen greasers riding around in the 50s era. These are so amazingly beautiful, even to this day, and they are sought after by tons of collectors. These bikes were built to last, and if their owners took care of them, they'd still be rideable today. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

11This Cool Bike

Here's another cool bike that is definitely one of the top picks of 2018, and motorcycle enthusiasts the world over are absolutely raving about this one. The brand who manufactures this amazing piece of engineering is famous for both cars and motorcycles. They're also famous for incredibly quality and craftmanship, and that's something we just have to respect. While this isn't the cheapest bike, it's one of the best made. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

12This Speedy Bike

Here's another one of the speediest bikes available in today's market, and blows the competition away. With some serious power underneath the seat, this motorcycle is not for beginners - or the faint of heart. Even though the bike was last manufactured in the year 2000, it's still a popular bike today, which tells you all you need to know about how special it really is. Its top speed is a blistering 175 mph. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

13This Brutal Looking Bike

This is another special addition to today's motorcycle lineup, and its famous for its incredibly unique design. The way this bike was put together has been compared to a piece of metal sculpture we might see at the famed Burning Man Festival. It's minimalist, it's interesting, and its unmistakably brutal. This is one bike that will get a lot of stares and comments as it rumbles down the street. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

14This Little Bike

This bike is a huge contrast to some of the others we've seen so far in this quiz, and it's definitely unique. It's also very small, and completely underpowered compared to even the weakest motorcycles in this quiz. This was designed to be a motorcycle that one could fit comfortably in the trunk of their car, and it packs a 50cc engine. The trend really caught on in Japan. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

15This Cool New Bike

Here's one bike that is much more up to date and new, and this is one that a lot of experts are loving right now. This bike is fast, relatively cheap, and beautiful. It's the kind of bike that most people only fantasize about getting, but true enthusiasts know this bike makes for one hell of a ride. The design and the neat little touches of color here and there are what really set it apart. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

16Another Interesting New Bike

Here's another bike that is considered one of the best buys in 2018. This amazing motorcycle packs plenty of advanced features, and it's being hailed by expert riders as one of the best bikes out right now. The most unique thing about this bike? It's fully electric. It won't feel underpowered, however, with fast acceleration and good top speeds. It's a bike that will reduce reliance on high gas prices in the future. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

17This Beautiful Motorcycle

Here's another beautiful motorcycle that is considered one of the most iconic ever. This motorcycle is clearly a piece of art, and we should come to expect such things from such a well known manufacturer. This company has been behind some truly magnificent bikes over the years, but this motorcycle gives most of them a run for their money. This is a sleek, classic ride, but it's actually fairly modern. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

18This Massive Chopper

Let's follow up one beautiful bike with another. Or is it beautiful? Not everyone is a huge fan of this particular motorcycle, but there's no denying that it made a huge impact on the community of motorcycle enthusiasts around the globe. Most of them were very enamored by this one, and they loved the engineering features, the amazing style, and the sheer size of this enormous bike. To top it all off, it's powerful too. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

19This Rugged Bike

Here's another bike which most riders really enjoyed, and this one was built to handle pretty much anything. It's more than capable of ripping up dirt trails, but it can also handle itself nicely on tarmac roads. With a much sportier feel and appearance than most dirt bike, this one didn't look out of place in the city, either. It's no wonder this bike is a fan favorite among riders. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

20This Very Fast Motorcycle

Here's another one of those bikes which is so fast it's almost scary. Real motorcycle enthusiasts are surely familiar with this one, as it's one of the fastest bikes around today. And with 1000 CCs of raw power, how could that NOT translate into stunning speed? The top speed of this work of art is 174 mph, but real fans will know that the amazing handling is where this bike truly shines. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

21This Awesome Motorcycle

Here's another awesome motorcycle that is clearly built for the great outdoors. It's actually a pretty large bike, and it boasts a unique twin motor. The sporty vibe, feel, and coloring makes this a fan favorite among motorbike enthusiasts, and we can definitely see why. It's for those who like to go hard, fast, and loud. Even though it's made with a focus towards off-roading, it can still handle streets with ease. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

22This Insanely Fast Bike

Here's another bike that can crank up to some insanely fast speeds. It's a well-known fact in the motorcycle world that the older bikes are sometimes the fastest out there today. We're not talking about ancient bikes, we're talking about ones from around the year 2000. This was before certain regulations and features were put in place that actually limited the top speed of newer bikes, intentionally or otherwise. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

23This Stunning Motorcycle

Here's another stunning motorcycle, and this is another one which clearly draws inspiration from the beautiful retro bikes of decades past. Although this bike might look like it's from the 50s or 60s, it's actually a 2018 release, and one of the most hyped bikes of this year. This brand has brought us some of the best classic bikes in history, so it's cool to see them going back to their roots for this one. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

24This New And Interesting Bike

Cafe Racers have long been some of the most popular for motorcyclists the world over, but rarely have we seen that time-honored shape and style being altered in a meaningful way. Enter this amazing bike, which was actually introduced to us as a concept in 2017. Even though it maintains that Cafe Racer vibe, this bike adds a ton of futuristic concepts and features that really make this a motorcycle which stands out. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

25One Of The Fastest

There are so many reasons to love this motorcycle in 2018. Let's start with the obvious - it looks incredible. The bike is a beast, in a great way, with a muscular and aggressive design. Second, the speed is out of this world, with over 1400 CCs and a top speed of 186 miles per hour. That makes it one of the fastest bikes on the planet. And yet, it still runs smooth at 50 mph. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

26This Monster Of A Bike

Here's one motorcycle which is quite a monstrosity, but this title is definitely a compliment. The brand behind this creation is one that is incredibly well-respected in the motorcycle world, and this is perhaps one of their least refined creations. But fans still loved it anyway, even though it seemed to be somewhat of a "Frankenstein" motorcycle, pieced together from random parts. Today, this motorcycle is still as popular as ever with updated releases. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

27This Solid Motorcycle

Here's another motorcycle that should be instantly recognizable to most motorcyclists, and this is one that has been around for quite some time now. It's nothing too flashy or exciting, but its' reliable and it gets the job done. This one is a favorite for new and veteran riders alike, and for good reason. The brand associated with this one is known for building great bikes that can last a lifetime. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

28This Unique Motorcycle

Here's a totally unique motorcycle that stands apart from even the most unusual bikes already mentioned in this article. This model was first released many decades ago, and later models followed the initial release. This bike is actually a "2X2," which is basically the motorcycle equivalent of a 4X4 car. If that wasn't enough, those fat wheels actually float! This allows the rider to take on anything nature can throw at them. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

29This New Take On An Old Classic

We've been talking about a lot of current and futuristic bikes in the last few questions, so let's take a trip back to the past. But wait, is this really an old bike? As it turns out, this is in fact a 2018 release. It's essentially an updated version of an old classic motorcyclists know and love, and it's being built in India. The price is quite cheap, and the ride looks as stylish as ever. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

30This Unbelievably Fast Motorcycle

Now let's crank up the speed a little bit and examine a truly fast bike that people are raving about in 2018. We're talking about a bike with a top speed of a whopping 190 miles per hour. In 2018, the current model of this bike is much more advanced than the previous one, cutting down on weight and therefore increasing speed. It's also great when doing low speeds, and the handling is excellent. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

31This Crazy-Looking Motorcycle

This might not be one of the fastest motorcycles out there, but it wins high praise among enthusiasts for its amazing design. The first thing that hits us when we look at this bike is that the fork is totally different. They call this a "Pull Shock" fork, and it's totally revolutionary. It's not likely to outperform a traditional fork anytime soon, but it does make the rider really stand out. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

32This Speedy Motorbike

Here's another motorbike which ranks among the fastest today. This amazing little bike is actually quite old today, having ended production around the year 2000. But true enthusiasts will know that this was essentially the golden age for fast bikes, and it's still a popular choice to this day. Its popularity probably has something to do with the fact that its top speed is a whopping 190 miles per hour. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

33This Amazing Classic Ride

Riders who want to go purely for style in 2018 need look no further than this incredibly beautiful ride. It comes from a manufacturer we've come to know, love and respect, and this might just be one of their best creations yet. In any case, the motorcycle is tipped as one of 2018's best bikes. The blacked out detailing and the classic vibes are what make this bike truly tempting. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

34This Bargain Bike

While this motorcycle might look like an expensive racer, it's actually quite cheap, with riders being able to pick one up for less than 5K. It might not be the most powerful bike out there, but it performs well in any situation, even at high speeds on the highway. The price and the manageable power make this a bike that is ideal for newcomers to the art of motorcycling. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

35This Futuristic-Looking Motorcycle

Here's a truly futuristic looking motorcycle, and one that a lot of fans will remember. Looking at the bike from the side, it gave the impression that the wheels were actually floating in front of the bike. While this wasn't entirely true, there was a lot of new technological innovation that went into this bike, including the use of advanced plastics for the first real time. This bike remains an icon. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

36This Gorgeous Bike

Here's another simply gorgeous bike, and this one might be a little hard to tell apart from some of the other 2018 Bobbers of today. The reason for this is pretty simple - they're all competing with each other! But who is imitating who here? They're all black and incredibly stylish. This brand is actually one of the most genuine and original, having been around for ages. But then again, all these brands are quite old... But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

37One Of The Fastest In The World

Here's another one of those bikes which is incredibly fast. This one is actually a significant step up in speed compared to our previous fast bikes, with an unbelievable top speed of 222 miles per hour. How is this even possible? A liquid cooled engine helps, as does a whopping 197.3 horsepower, producing about 11,000 rpm. Many motorcyclists would love to take this for a test drive, but it's also quite intimidating to some. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

38The Ultimate Motorcycle Experience

Even though this motorcycle is over ten years old, it remains the ultimate motorcycling experience in the eyes of many enthusiasts around the world. Indeed, this was precisely the intention of the manufacturer when they designed it. It's essentially the closest thing a rider can get to feeling the rush of a street legal Moto GP bike. And it's created by a manufacturer who knows full well how to create race-winning motorcycles. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

39Another Awesome New Bike

Just one look at this bike tells us that this is one of the best bikes available in 2018. But people who have actually ridden this marvel can tell us the truth - it's totally fun to drive. And at around $7,000, it's quite a bargain. This is a bike that is pretty versatile, being able to handle most situations. It doesn't have ABS, but it's definitely an awesome bike. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

40Jet-Powered Insanity

This might just be one of the most exciting motorcycles in this entire quiz. As our title implies, this motorcycle is in fact jet powered, and it's frighteningly quick. A Rolls Royce engine powers this engineering marvel, and the numbers are almost scary. Top speeds of 227 miles per hour can be reached, but that's not the best part. This street legal bike packs 320 horsepower, which can crank out 52,000 rpm. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

41This Awesome New Bike

This bike has emerged as a massive favorite over the years, with plenty of riders absolutely loving what it has to offer. It's plenty of fun, and the 2018 edition is just as exciting as before, with some major improvements. The bike might have a little bit of wild vibe, but it's actually a great option for newcomers to motorcycling, with its relatively tame engine. That being said, everyone can enjoy this one. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

42This Unique Motorcycle

One look at this motorcycle, and it's clear that it's totally unique. No, those two wheels at the front aren't some kind of optical illusion - that's actually what the bike looks like. It's an awesome, powerful bike for those who really want to stand out, and it's definitely a futuristic, modern option for those willing to add to their collection. The extra wheel adds stability for long rides on the highway. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

43This Updated Classic

Here's one more updated classic for 2018, and this is yet another Bobber that people are really excited about in 2018. This amazing motorcycle is clearly a stylish option, and it comes from what it probably on of the biggest brands in the motorcycle world - certainly one of the most famous. It's all black detailing make it quite eye-catching, and tons of riders are choosing this option this year. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

44The Fastest Street Legal Motorcycle

Here it is. The fastest motorcycle a rider can legally ride around on the street - bar none. This is actually a somewhat old bike today, but somehow the speed that this monster reached has never been topped. It's almost hard to believe how this motorcycle is able to reach speeds of 248 miles per hour - until we hear the specs. This engine is a whopping 1340 CCs, with 197 horsepower. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

45This Modern Sport Touring Motorcycle

We've all seen touring motorcycles before, and it's usually middle-aged or elderly people riding them around on the highway while doing a road trip. But this touring bike is different. While the philosophy behind most touring bikes it go smooth and steady, taking in all the sights, this motorcycle took a very different approach. This is a "sport touring" motorcycle, which means its incredibly fast - reaching speeds of over 200 miles per hour. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

46This Beast

Here's another one of those motorcycles that just looks so rugged and cool in 2018. The brand behind it is a trusted one that has been making amazing bikes for decades upon decades, and it's no surprise that they've come out with a motorcycle that many experts are hailing as perfect. It's got the body and vibe of a dirtbike, but there is something very modern and refined about it. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

47This Cool-Looking Motorbike

Here's another really cool looking motorbike in 2018, and we can see right away that this particular model took strong inspirations from the retro bikes of the past. But it's not like we're complaining, because the end result is an amazing, gorgeous bike that is a blend of modern and old. It's definitely a stylish motorbike that anyone would be proud to ride, and that's why it's so popular in 2018. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

48One Of The Top Picks For 2018

While the brand behind this bike is perhaps best known for making classic, retro inspired motorcycles, in 2018 they are very much at the cutting edge of modern design. They proved as much with the release of this bike, which is considered a "street fighter" by many motorcycle enthusiasts. It's a fairly versatile ride that packs a stunning punch in terms of the engine - with a respectable 765 CC engine. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

49Modern Retro Cool

For those who want to dial back the years and experience the best of what retro motorcycles had to offer, this is probably a great choice. While the bike is actually completely modern, what really stands out to us is not the hardware, but the appearance of the motorcycle. It's definitely a case of "retro cool," and one that really goes back to the days of the 80s, when such bikes were popular. But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

50The Fastest Bike Out There

The perfect way to end this quiz is with this famous bike. Although this motorcycle isn't street legal, it IS the fastest motorcycle on Earth. It's almost ludicrous how fast this thing is, and all we can do is throw our hands up in the air and laugh. The top speed (wait for it) is 350 miles per hour. That's much faster than most sportscars out there today. What else can we say? But can our readers actually figure out which motorcycle this is?

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