Discover the latest motorcycle news, specs and best pics.
Classic, cruiser, supersport, offroad, scooter - whatever you want.
  • Moto Morini 500 Camel 1983 images #111213
  • Kawasaki GPZ 1000 RX 1987 pics #31265
  • Moto Guzzi California 1100 i 1996 images #157190
  • Triumph Daytona 675 2009 images #161239
  • BMW R80 1987 images #5531

Types of motorcycles

Sport bike A sport bike, aka "sportbike" and "sportsbike", is a motorcycle optimized for speed, acceleration, braking, and cornering on paved roads, typically at the expense of comfort and fuel economy by comparison with more standard motorcycles.5[6] Soichiro Honda wrote in the owner's manual of the 1959 Honda CB92 Benly Super Sport that, "Primarily, essentials of the motorcycle consists in the speed and the thrill," while Cycle World's Kevin Cameron says more prosaically that, "A sportbike is a motorcycle whose enjoyment consists mainly from its ability to perform on all types of paved highway – its cornering ability, its handling, its thrilling acceleration and braking power, even (dare I say it?) its speed.