Which Kind of Motorcycle Should You Own?

Mark Lichtenstein

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About This Quiz

For too long, you have toiled through the desert of indecision. Which bike should I own? You have voraciously looked through motorcycle magazines, you have walked up and down the motorcycle store, kicking tires, and scratching your head. You have been stressed. But NOW, the answer is going to be revealed to you. We’re going to tell you what kind of bike you should own.

We know that you’re filled with doubt. How could we have the magic power to determine what bike is best for you? Listen, we just know. We’re professionals. Motorcycles come in many different styles, and all to impart a different feel or intent. They all have their own feel, je ne sais quoi, and unique history. Don’t you see how bikes have personalities, just as you do? Finding the right fit is important. This is the match.com of motorcycles. We’re going to hook you up.

Are you best suited to a cruiser, sport, touring, standard, dual-purpose, or dirt bike? First, we must be able to see if you, yourself, are a cruiser, sport, or touring person. Dude, we’re going to be honest with you if you’re just a dirt bike. There’s no shame in that.

So here we go, after a few simple questions, the quest will finally come to an end. You can pop over to Craigslist and buy that Confederate B120 Wraith. Heck, you should probably just do that anyway. 

What is your favorite kind of ride?

What is your least favorite kind of ride?

Do you like mending things yourself?

Do you like to ride with a companion?

What is cool about motorcycles?

What is your personal style?

What kind of clothes do you wear day to day?

What would you wear for a ride?

Where would you typically ride your new bike?

What is your dream vacation destination?

What do you like best about riding a motorcycle?

What is the dream long distance bike trip you fantasize about?

Who do you think of when you imagine someone on a bike?

Which coupe do you think is cool?

Which SUV is the coolest?

Where do you think the best bikes come from?

Which clothes label appeals to you?

You're away on a trip. Where do you sleep?

Are you going to Instagram the hell out of your new bike?

What are you going to name your new bike?

Do you plan on joining a bike club?

If not a motorcycle, then what?

Who are you trying to impress?

Do you plan on doing stunts?

Do you like to go fast?

How important is comfort to you?

Do you want to look like a cop?

What sort of writing implement do you prefer?

What is your current mode of transportation?

How long have you wanted a bike?

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