There are loads of great motorcycle YouTube channels to choose from which made it difficult to choose only ten (plus a few bonus channels that we couldn’t not give a mention!). We’ve gone for a selection of motovloggers, custom builders, races and organisations to ensure there’s something for everyone. If you’re looking for Isle of Man TT highlights or to get behind the scenes of a custom builders garage, read on!
BaronVonGrumble has over a quarter of a million subscribers and more than 39,500,000 views after being introduced in December 2011. He is one of the UK’s most successful motorcycle vloggers, updating his channel with roughly one new video a month. Video views vary, with some on around 25,000 and others with over 400,000 watches.
The videos themselves feature everything from new bike reviews and POV track sessions at famous circuits such as Jerez, to tackling bike theft and touring the world. It must be said do not visit this site if you are offended by foul language, as BaronVonGrumble is known for the odd swear word here or there. Watching this channel gives you a good insight to all things biking from the host who clearly loves his motorbikes. Some videos centre more on cars, which may appeal to those that simply love high speed vehicles!
BaronVonGrumble is well known throughout social media, with over 23,000 followers on Twitter and 25,000 Likers on Facebook. These sites are used to share his thoughts on the latest motorcycle news, as well as inform followers of any new videos being uploaded onto the channel.
If you can’t get enough of BaronVonGrumble, then you need to check out 44teeth. One of the hottest motorcycle YouTube channels right now, 44Teeth is bought to you by Alastair Fagan and Baron Von Grumble. 44Teeth are known for creating epic motorcycle content, especially with the Budget Bike Battles that are always amusing with the duo. Originally launched in November 2014, the channel now has over 199k subscribers – pretty impressive! Between these biker nuts, they’ve got plenty of knowledge with Fagan being a road tester for a big bike magazine for over a decade, and with Grumbles artistic technological talent as well as a passion for speed – they make the perfect match.
The unbelievably popular RoyalJordanian YouTube channel has over 1,200,000 subscribers and more than a quarter of a billion views. The channel was set up in October 2006 and has grown remarkably since then. With over 1,100 videos uploaded since its introduction, a remarkable 39 of RoyalJordanians videos have over one million views. This channel is updated regularly, with an average of around seven videos added each month.
These popular uploads include videos of various motorbikes being ridden around London, these episodes are called ‘Daily Observations’ with over 260 of them featuring on the channel. Other videos include bike reviews, a look at custom bikes, as well as maintenance advice.
You can find out a little more about the motorcycles being ridden and the creator of this channel on the Royal Jordanian website. The slogan for the site is ‘riding a bike is my relief, my medicine, in this crazy world…’ and there is something quiet therapeutic about watching the rider enjoy a blast around the streets of London.
Motorcycle News is known for being the biggest print and online motorcycle publication in the world. It comes as no surprise that such a big brand also has a leading motorcycle YouTube channel, with over 220,000 subscribers and 215,000,000 views. As the subscriber and viewing figures suggest, this channel has been around for a while, dating back to July 2006.
The channel is updated with new content regularly, with roughly six or seven videos being added each month. These videos can be seen to feature bike reviews, looking at new bike releases and comparing models, such as the Honda RC360 against the Ducati V4R. You will also come across exclusive interviews with legendary racers including John McGuinness, Chris Walker and Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne.
This channel also uploads videos to help new and experienced riders, with tips and lessons in riding, an example of this being the ‘How to complete your CBT’ video. This is a great channel to visit if you’ve attended an MCN event, such as the Festival of Motorcycling or London Motorcycle Show, as they upload a round-up video which you may even spot yourself in!
The Missenden Flyer
This channel has over 135,000 subscribers and more than 36,000,000 video views, having joined YouTube in July 2008. TheMissendenFlyer, often abbreviated to TMF, posts a new video every Monday and Thursday and sometimes in between.
TMF offers a little bit of everything, from looking after your motorbike to rides at home and abroad. The ‘Bike News Monthly’ episodes see the host talk you through all of the latest news featured in publications such as MCN. There’s plenty of content for you to watch if you’re new or returning to motorcycling, such as ‘How to choose your first motorcycle’ and ‘Top 5 motorcycle cleaning products’. You also get a look around bike meets, with an exclusive video from the British and Classics Bike Meet at The Plough in Cadsden.
If you really enjoy TMF’s videos and become a fan, why not check out their online merchandise store? It features a cool range of TheMissendenFlyer branded clothing and accessories!
On Yer Bike
Introduced in December 2013, On Yer Bike has over 33,000 subscribers along with more than 4,700,000 views. This is the place to be for out of the ordinary motorcycles, from pristine classics to down and dirty off road mopeds. On Yer Bike is described by its hosts, Craig and Paul, as the alternative YouTube motorcycle show, with one or two videos uploaded every week.
Episodes on the On Yer Bike channel are full of custom motorcycle builds, reviews, ride outs and, of course, banter. This channel gives you a behind the scenes look at what goes on in the Doghouse Customs garage, with bike build updates and tests. Some episodes can stretch to around the 50 minute mark, so you are sure to get a detailed account of the motorbikes and how they were made.
If custom and classic bikes are for you, we’re sure this is the YouTube channel you need to subscribe to! The support does not have to stop there, with On Yer Bike merchandise available on the channels website where there are plenty of designs to choose from.
Red Bull Motorsports
The Red Bull Motorsports channel has over 410,000 subscribers and more than 172,000,000 views. These videos feature all things MotoGP, WRC, Rallycross, Hard Enduro, Motocross, Endurance, Dakar Rally, Drift and more! You may notice these are not all biking events, but they are still great to watch and listen to.
This channel has plenty to feed your motorsport appetite; you will see some off-road racing events you may never have heard of such as the Red Bull Romaniacs and the Dakar Rally. Cool stunts and tricks from the best in the business, like Dougie Lampkin, also feature with some amazing camera angles and POV shots.
Videos are uploaded daily so you will never get bored, with plenty of variety in the content shared. The Community section of the channel is also updated regularly which keeps you up to date with what’s going on and what to look out for on the channel. Take a look!
TwinThing Custom Motorcycles
TwinThing Custom Motorcycles has over 42,000 subscribers accumulated since joining YouTube in April 2008. With over 6,800,000 views and videos released, this is one of the UK’s top custom motorbike channels.
When stating what they do, TwinThing Custom Motorcycles explain they “design, reinvent, restore, customise and ride kickass motorcycles”, and after watching their videos, it’s hard to disagree! By visiting this channel you will see some of the best and most attractive custom bikes being ridden, with cool short cuts and amazing camera angles. Unlike most of the other channels featured in this Top 10, TwingThing keep their videos short and sweet, usually lasting around 2 to 3 minutes.
The content creators explain they are simply combining their two passions, motorcycling and film. This becomes evident straight away as they are amazing at both! If you want to find out a little more, head to the TwinThing website.
TT Races Official
This one needs little introduction, the TT Races Official YouTube channel is the home of amazing Isle of Man TT videos and clips. The channel has little over 14,000 subscribers and more than 2,200,000 views, which is quite amazing considering it only launched in September 2018.
By visiting this channel you will find tonnes of exclusive interviews with your favourite Isle of Man TT racers, past and present. As well as this, highlights of all of the Isle of Man TT 2018 and 2019 races, each with amazing camera angles and commentary.
The TT Races Official channel is updated regularly, with peak times coming in the build-up to, during and after the IOMTT and Classic TT. If you’re looking for a bit of TT magic to get you through the day, you’ve got to check out and subscribe to this channel!
This channel has a different aim and approach when compared to the other YouTube channels we have featured. Roadcraft Nottingham is run by a fully qualified award winning motorcycle instructor with over 34 years teaching experience. This channel has more than 67,000 subscribers and over 15,500,000 views, having been introduced in July 2010.
Channel host Russ uploads roughly one or two videos a month, with most focussing on teaching the viewer how they can minimise risk of riding on the road, as well as improve their riding. The videos are usually POV riding clips with the riding instructor talking over the top to let the viewer know what is going on, and what to and not to do in each situation.
These are not the only videos on the channel however, with bike and gadget reviews and track days also on offer for your viewing pleasure. You will find Roadcraft Nottingham on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with video releases and latest news.
Lover of adventure? You need to subscribe to the Itchy Boots YouTube channel then! The channel was started by Dutch rider, Noraly back in November 2018, after she decided to quit her job and sell all her belongings, and followed her passion of motorcycles and crazy adventures.
Itchy Boots has 436k subscribers already – incredible! Noraly began her motorcycling jorney in 2015 when she finally got her licence has bagged her first bike – a second-hand Ducati Monster 796. After gaining many miles and lots of experience, this wis when Noraly decided to take the leap and begin her solo motorcycle adventure and she decided to sell her beloved Ducati and invested in a brand new Royal Enfield Himalayan and hit the road heading from India to Malaysia.
So far Itchy Boots has completed two series of her travels so far which you can watch right now. As well as handy tutorials and top tips on keeping your bike well maintained when travelling through different countries.
Trust us when we say it was a tough job just picking our top 10 motorcycle Youtube channels, but there’s plenty more to try including:
With a remarkable 2,300,000 subscribers and over 808,000,000 views since its introduction in October 2005, this track racing channel is ever popular.
As you might have guessed, this channel features all of the highlights of the latest MotoGP races from around the world. These are not your basic highlights however, with different videos focussing on team’s performance, a look behind the scenes and the best action. You can also feast your eyes and ears on exclusive interviews with your favourite MotoGP racers like Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi, and check out cool clips such as riders meeting football stars.
This page is extremely active, with new videos uploaded near enough every day. By subscribing to this channel you will get more of an insight into the famous track races than ever before.
Get a real insight to the nitty-gritty of anything mechanicalwith Allen Millyard. The channel was launched in August 2009 and sits with 62.2k subscribers. From learning to restore an old classic to building his mountain race bike – Millyard uploads content on a regular basis and always generates lots of questions and comments for his ever-growing fan base.
It’d be rude not to wouldn’t it? We’ve only recently started uploading our bike release reviews, with Alan Dowds and Rob Hoyles talking you through some of the best machines on the market. As well as this, we post the occasional video from motorcycle shows around the country as well as new campaigns such as tackling bike theft.