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the worst motorcycles ever made

About Our Selections

These selections had one criteria: That they were motorcycles. Bad motorcycles. Nothing else mattered

1997 Bimota V-Due

A bike so bad it killed a company

1997 Suzuki TL1000S

A bike that looked great on paper was a disaster on the roads

1993 BMW F650 Funduro

Meant to be a new type of dual-sport that was equally fun on and off road, it wasn't.

1972 Kawasaki H2 Mach IV

A prime example of too much power in a frame not built to handle it properly. One of the most dangerous motorcycles ever made.

1980 Harley-Davidson Sportster (XLS1000 Roadster)

In the Harley dark ages, this was a motorcycle that was so disastrously underpowered and overpriced it almost killed off the Sportster line

1974 Suzuki RE5

Another one of those bikes that sound amazing on paper, but was an unmitigated disaster on the road

2007 Suzuki B-King

What started out as a good idea was dead on arrival when it finally released three years after its original street date

1986 Ducati Paso 750

A "What the hell were they thinking?!" motorcycle that in all honesty should have been killed off at the prototype stage

1975 Honda CB500T

If you had any fillings, one ride of this bucket of bolts would shake them all loose