Riding a motorcycle feels like nothing else on earth. Driving at full speed with your windows down doesn’t even come close to the sensation of sailing along on a motorbike (unless perhaps you’re a canine with his head out said window, nose snuffling and jowls flapping in the breeze).
Whether you love the adrenaline of a ride or get a boost just from looking, these are the best motorcycle Instagrams to get your epinephrine flowing.
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride
Each year, thousands of participants in hundreds of cities around the world don their cravats, tweak their moustaches, press their tweed, and sit astride their classic and vintage-styled motorcycles to raise funds and awareness for men’s health. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride has been going strong since 2012, and you can follow along for the stylish ride on the official DGR Instagram account.
Cafe Racers Of Instagram
The mission is simple, the bikes are beautiful. Cafe Racers of Instagram is a steady stream of high-quality, no-nonsense motorcycle porn for fans of lightweight rides. Your daily dose of inspiration comes courtesy of the Instagram motorcycle community, who tag their submissions with #croig or #caferacersofinstagram to be featured on the page.
Drop Moto provides petrolheads with the drop on custom motorcycles and the culture that fuels them in the form of a popular weekly newsletter. If once every seven days isn’t enough to fuel your addiction, you can also follow along on the Drop Moto Instagram, which features nothing but handsomely shot photos of motorcycles and the folks who love them.
Bikers Of Instagram
No explanation needed. Bikers of Instagram is a bustling hub for Instagram’s motorcycling community that boasts 900,000 followers. Expect the usual mix of stylish bike portraits and action shots, plus the occasional rider or close-up gear shot.
Bike EXIF is an online magazine that showcases the coolest custom cafe racers, scramblers, trackers, and race bikes. Their Instagram features high-quality shots of the world’s most innovative motorcycles, while the website is regularly updated with articles, videos, and how to guides. There’s even a pair of coffee table books if you’re the literary type.
PistonAddictz does exactly what it says on the label: showcase the gorgeous rides of the world’s most enthusiastic fans of reciprocating engines. The Instagram page has an impressive 728,000 followers, bolstered by another 122,000+ on Facebook. Hoodies, tees, and stickers are also available for speed junkies who want to proclaim their addiction to the world.
Ride hard. Live fast. No limits. Those six words sum up everything you need to know about BikesWithoutLimits, a motorcycle lifestyle brand with a clothing line that attempts to capture the feeling of soaring on two wheels. Their Instagram is a seemingly endless supply of drool-worthy driving machines supplied by followers tagging #BikesWithoutLimits and #BWL.
The Throttle Dolls
Maria, Nina, and Erica are the trio of “moto loving, red-lipped Dolls” behind The Throttle Dolls. They proudly call themselves “lady riders who have the guts to rule the roads on two wheels but not at the expense of style and sass.” With a particular passion for the retro, unique, and vintage versions of all things bike-related, the beautiful dolls and their beautiful rides are a fun follow.
Sport Bike Life
Another one that keeps it simple, Sport Bike Life sticks with the formula. There’s motorbike photography galore, interspersed with videos of the action, selfies from riders, and shots that show off some of the incredible adventures Instagram’s motorbike fanatics have found themselves on. The account has over 1.5 million followers, making it the biggest motorcycle page on Instagram.
Last but far from least is Bucky Sacrilege, a SoCal Supermoto team rider and SPIDI brand ambassador. His Instagram is a non-stop parade of heart-stopping action shots that are guaranteed to make your palms sweat. His freshly launched YouTube page suggests there’s a lot more to come from Bucky in 2017.