Our editors had their say, now it’s our readers’ turn. Thousands of you voted, selecting winners in 12 different categories for our first annual Reader’s Choice awards.

Editors’ Picks for 2014 Motorcycles of the Year

Some categories were won in a landslide, while others were decided by ultra-slim margins. Editors and readers agreed on several class winners, while a few categories showed a significant difference in opinion. In one category, our pick for the winner finished dead last in your voting! Thanks to all who voted and let your opinion be heard.

Without further ado, here are your Motorcycle.com Reader’s Choice Best of 2015 winners:


Best Motorcycles of 2014 Best Sport Bike
Best Streetfighter/Hooligan Motorcycle Best Touring Motorcycle
Best Cruiser Motorcycle Best Sport Touring Motorcycle
Best On-Off Road Adventure Motorcycle Best Value Motorcycle
Best Standard Motorcycle Best Dirt Bike
Best Scooter Best Electric Motorcycle
  • Guest

    I honestly don’t get it. Not only have all bikes not yet been released, but some of the bikes in the list are actually old models. The HP4 won’t even be sold in 2015 AFAIK. ?!?

  • Guest

    I honestly don’t get it. Not only have all bikes not yet been released,
    but some of the bikes in the list are actually old our outdated models. The HP4
    won’t even be sold in 2015 AFAIK. ?!?

  • Steve Cole

    I honestly don’t get it. Not only have all bikes not yet been released,
    but some of the bikes in the list are actually old or outdated models. The HP4
    won’t even be sold in 2015 AFAIK. ?!? This is more like a 2014 motorcycles competition.

    • http://www.motorcycle.com/ Sean Alexander

      It was Reader’s Choice….. Not a test or review or comparison. They voted for whatever they thought was the best bike in a given category.