Since their invention in the 19th century, motorcycles have provided thrills (and spills) for both riders and viewers. Social media has expanded the fan base, thanks to photos, videos, and commentary about brands, accessories, and DIY repairs. Affordable helmet cams that give followers a first-hand view of life on the road have helped, too. Motorcycle influencers offer informative and entertaining content that highlights their favorite choppers.
10 motorcycle influencers with engaging content
Johnathon is the brainchild behind Denton Performance Design, a company specializing in custom modification and performance enhancement of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The micro-influencer’s 15.4K Instagram followers turn to him for tips on everything from FXXT fiberglass and carbon fairings, brake improvements, upgrades, and custom paint jobs. Fans can follow him online to find out where his motorcycles will be next.
Carl loves vintage, new, antique, and futuristic motorcycles and uses his content to share his obsession with his 198K TikTok followers. His videos offer a unique mix of brands, like Indians and Harley-Davidsons, including jockey shifters and sidecars. Whether you ride on ice, pavement,or sand, there’s something to pull you in. You’re sure to see rare bikes you won’t find anywhere else on this influencer’s social channels.
If you live for motorcycle stunts, crashes, and epic moments that end in flames, Mr Bikelife’s YouTube channel won’t disappoint. With explanatory commentary and helmet-cam views, be prepared for your heart rate to increase. Even the best riders can’t avoid every accident, as can be seen in videos of bikers in trouble, which Mr Bikelife shares as a learning tool.
To most people, Jason is best known for his acting, but to the motorcycle community, he’s one of the biggest industry influencers on social media. He’s an advocate for sustainable bikes, loves vintage and antique Harleys, and says he’s proud to endorse a small line of Harley-Davidsons apparel and accessories that represent his Polynesian heritage. He even shot a piece for Harley-Davidson about its evolution to inspire a new generation of riders.
Jerry started teaching Ride Like a Pro motorcycle classes in 1999 and he now shares his life-saving techniques on YouTube. Among other tips, he covers proper braking at various speeds, foot dragging, parking, and riding the curves. His YouTube channel is welcoming to all levels of experience, whether you just bought your first bike or are looking for advanced riding skills.
Brian is a moto vlogger who likes to push the limits on all parts of the bike lifestyle. With 476K subscribers on YouTube, the content creator keeps his fans’ attention with a variety of stunt build videos, full-length street rides, and, of course, wrecks. His stunt playlist includes tank tricks, foot brake wheelies, and rolling burnouts.
Bikes and Beards
Sean and Craig of SRK Cycles have amassed 1.18 million subscribers on their Bikes and Beards YouTube channel with rebuilds, rare finds, motorcycle accessories tests and reviews, and giveaways. They keep their fans entertained with videos like this one, in which Sean turned his Orange County Chopper into a chariot. Don’t miss them hydro dipping a Harley-Davidson by lowering it into a pool with a crane.
Micro-influencer Deimante showcases her love of all things motorcycles on multiple social media platforms, but her 25.4K YouTube subscribers love the video format. She shares reviews of countless bike brands, such as BMW, Indian, Ducati, and Yamaha, as well as accessories. She shares footage of her solo trips and highlights incredible custom builds. There’s also a hefty playlist of motorcycle shows.
Eric is a mega-influencer who created Yammie Noob to educate and entertain new riders about all things motorcycles. He teaches viewers about everything from avoiding crashes and the importance of getting your bike serviced to which gear beginners need and how to stay warm on a ride all year. There are new bike reveals, tips on buying a used motorcycle, and reviews on a variety of bikes. Find out which bike Eric says is the fastest motorcycle he’s ever ridden.
Ben is a nano-influencer on YouTube who offers fabrication tips with a focus on motorcycles and choppers. His fans can learn more about Harley-Davidson frame restoration and petcock fabrication, and watch sunset rides through fields. Be sure to watch his 1971 Harley Shovelhead chopper build, which fired up in one kick!