While some hardcore 4WD RC car enthusiasts might argue otherwise, the truth remains that there are only a few things that compare to the satisfying exhilaration that comes from owning and driving a remote control motorcycle.
If you think about it, you will agree that there is something sophisticated about owning a bike, and an R/C motorcycle reproduces all that – and then some.
To top things off, remote controlled motorcycles for sale are a little more merciful to your checking account regarding cost and maintenance. So you get fun, without the trauma of having to pay through your nose for it.
But while it seems like an easy feat to accomplish, buying an R/C motorcycle is quite the task. Even when described as the ‘best RC motorcycle for sale’ you cannot trust the judgment of sleazy salesmen, whose intuitions are already impaired by how much they can make by getting stuff off their shelves.
If you are looking to buy a remote control motorcycle, here are a few tips that will help you find the right fit; because frankly – you will be hit with such a massive plethora of options, it’ll probably make you dizzy just thinking about which one to choose.
Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing an RC Motorcycle
- What Kind Of Battery Does It Have?
Some remote controlled motorcycles come with a rechargeable battery and a charger to accompany, while others have regular batteries. If you want to find a great bike, batteries are a critical function to consider.
- Can It Take a Decent Beating?
You only get what you pay for – no more, no less. Budget motorcycles are often intolerant to overactivity. If you are buying one for a child, splurge a little – if you want it to survive a few runs. You might get away with a cheaper option for an adult, but you also don’t want something that isn’t too immature looking.
- How Far Can it Go?
If you want some freedom to explore the abilities of your motorcycle, and perhaps your driving skills – find one that goes fairly far. And of course, fast. Any thing less than 40 feet; turn around and take a walk.
That said, you are probably wondering where to begin. Well, here are our top picks – hopefully, they’ll help to point you in the right direction.
Top Race 4 Channel RC Motorcycle (Perfect Choice)
Top Race 4-channel for sale is a testament to the fact that Top Race has a remarkable ability to make mind-blowing RC machines with such simple designs that may easily pass for being mediocre. Made from high-quality materials which feature that guarantee ease of use, the Top Race 4-channel provides the rare experience of driving a small-scale device that can tackle obstacle courses as well as a few bumps in the road all to provide you with every ounce of fun for your money’s worth.
Manufacturer: Top Race
Name: Top Race 4 Channel Motorcycle
Dimensions: 6× 1×4 Inches
Weight: 1.3 Pounds
Recommended Age: 5 years and Up
The Top Race 4 Channel may not be perfect, but it’ll make a great attempt at providing great speed – worthy of your child’s fascination, but perhaps not enough to excite adults. But in the light of a gyroscope feature that allows the motorcycle handle easily, and the incorporated 2.4 GHz transmitter and LED lights, you will agree that its average speed is a forgivable flaw.
- Gyroscope feature.
- 4GHz Transmitter.
- Realistic LED lights.
- Average speed.
- Batteries not included.
Velocity Toys Speed Lighting RC Motorcycle (Outstanding Performace)
The best quality of the Velocity-Toys’ Speed Lighting bike remains its unique ability to grab you by the attention with the way it looks.
But its exterior features are just one reason to love the Speed Lightning RC, between a pro steering fully equipped with necessary features and its ability to provide interference-free fun for any driver courtesy of the 2.4GHz controlled system and remarkable LED headlights, that are not only an outstanding part of its design but can provide necessary illumination when needed, this motorbike certainly has a lot going for it.
Name: Velocity Toys Speed Lighting RC Motorcycle Car
Color: Green and Black (Many others as well)
Dimensions: 16× 7.5×7Inches
Weight: 2.3 Pounds
Recommended Age: 3-18 years
You can be certain, however, that being a two-wheel drive makes this motorcycle a little squirmish in the handling department, but it will fast-track the learning pace of a beginner driver and set them on the road to RC motorcycle driving bliss. If you like this outdoor racer, you should perhaps check out my review on 10 finest rock crawlers for outdoor.
- Rechargeable battery.
- Unique, Tron inspired design. (props if you get the movie reference).
- Sturdy and well-balanced.
- Requires some skill to handle properly.
- You get the green or red color – but you don’t get to choose which you would prefer.
HAK142 MotoHawk Multi-functional (Best RC Motorcycle)
When it comes to the HAK-142, it’s remarkable features go above and beyond boards – but what takes the cake for me is its futuristic design. Not only does it manage to live up to expectations with regard to its features, it’s distinct sporty look is guaranteed to have a few enthusiasts green with envy – not to mention, when it gets on the track it delivers an impressive amount of speed for a three-wheel drive further highlighted by its anti-roll feature that makes the bike suitable for just about any surface.
Name: HAK142 MotoHawk Multi-functional RC Motorcycle
Color: Orange &Black
Dimensions: 10× 5×8Inches
Weight: 2.4 Pounds
Recommended Age: 6 years and up
Each HAK-142 RC comes with virtually everything you’ll need to get it up and running – and the manufacturers even threw in 3 ‘AA’ batteries for the controller, all for good measure. Which is quite generous.
- Provides 20-25 minutes for every charge.
- Anti-roll suspension makes it ideal for indoor use.
- It comes with batteries.
- Controls are somewhat erratic.
Maisto R/C Cyklone 360 Police RC Motorcycle (Outstanding for Kids)
RC motorcycle lovers would go crazy for the Cyklone 360 for the same reason it was dubbed the ‘360’. Real life stunt motorcycles are in no way appropriate for regular people like us – not even the best and most enthusiastic would dare the thrill. But what Maisto Cyclone 360 has managed to accomplish is an otherwise unimaginable feat.
Not only does it perform the most ridiculous 360 turns, with such ease that you are tempted to consider yourself an expert driver, but it also manages to deliver its turns with a display of lights that makes it worth being considered a true entertainer. If you are interested in knowing the 10 most excellent RC jets out there in the world, read my recommendations there.
Name: Maisto R/C Cyklone 360 Police RC Motorcycle
Color: Red and Black
Dimensions: 10× 4.5×6.2Inches
Weight: 3.5 Ounces
Recommended Age: 1-8 years
- Its LED lights change colors while in motion.
- The bike is both obstacles intelligent and sensitive.
- It features rotating wheels.
- Batteries not included.
Kyosho Casey Stoner Repsol Honda RC212V Moto GP (Fastest Bike)
The RC212V is a very realistic motorcycle, and you will love it if you choose to go with this one. It is as small as an RC bike gets, but the 1/18 scale bike delivers nonetheless – providing excellent maneuverability and friction free movement when zipping briskly along floors and smooth surfaces.
To top things off, the bike comes RTR straight out of the package with no use for assembly – all you need do is charge it, and you will be well on your way to some biking fun.
Name: Kyosho Casey Stoner Repsol Honda RC212V Moto GP Bike
Color: Orange and Red
Dimensions: 4.7× 1.6×2.9Inches
Weight: 1.6 Pounds
- Easily handled and maneuvered.
- Comes fully pre-assembled.
- No optimizing options – which means you have to race according to factory specs.
Maisto RC Harley Davidson XL (Excellent Pick)
I cannot think of anything that a Harley Davison enthusiast will love more than an authentically styled Maisto Tech Harley Davison that simply takes all their favorite motorcycle features and compresses them in a small scale bike.
Though, the design is still somewhat basic.
That notwithstanding, the bike is a great length, and a thrill to drive on any open road – it’ll prove to be a true charmer with your friends, and you have to agree, a Harley-Davidson is nothing unless you can show it off.
Name: Maisto RC Harley Davidson XL
Dimensions: 12× 6.4×8.7Inches
Recommended Age: 5 – 15 years
The Maisto RC delivers tremendously unique features from a grip controller to a mini stabilizer; it will be hard not to want this bike for yourself. Ultimately, however, we can trust Maisto to deliver on its promise of utmost quality and reliability, so its features are hardly worth quibbling over.
- Features the signature Harley-Davidson design.
- Its wheels prevent it from falling.
- Features a mini stabilizer and grip controller.
- No batteries included.
- Rather basic, and unimaginative.
Kyosho Radio Control Honda NSR500 (Top Rated)
Admit it. Bikes that lean over get your attention any day. I know that any RC motorcycle that can deliver a realistic equivalent certainly would – so it is needless to say that the Kyosho Honda NSR500 is a personal favorite of mine.
But it’s impressive features does not stop at just an ability to lean over – somehow, its manufacturers managed to include great enhancements in this bike without eliminating its customizability, even with such a small scale RC. And with all its inclusions, including a suspension, and decals for the bike and the attached rider figure – the Kyosho Radio Control makes a bit of an RC statement; presenting itself in such quality that you would hardly be able to resist it.
Name: Kyosho Radio Control Honda NSR500
Dimensions: 10.6× 3.9×7.5Inches
Weight: 2.2 Pounds
Recommended Age: 14 years and up
- Advanced features.
- Great controls and Maneuverability.
- Durable motor.
- Decals wear off after a while.
Kycola CS08 High-Speed Lighting (Top RC Motorcycle)
The Kycola CS08 has a striking resemblance to our #2; providing a futuristic feel to its interface. But you’ll have a lot more reasons to love the CS08 other than its looks. It is equipped with 2.4GHz that enhances remote functions as well as permit interference-free biking. It also comes with LED lights that allow for night racing and is encased in an impact-resistant chassis.
Name: Kycola CS08 High-Speed Lighting RC Motorcycle
Dimensions: 9.1× 3.1×4.7Inches
Weight: 2.1 Pounds
Recommended Age: 9 years and up
As a 1:18 scale model, the CS08 makes the perfect portable device that still delivers on the power demanding functions of a typical RC bike. It is also described as being quite responsive, with a reaction rate 100 times faster than most of its counterparts.
- 4GHz Anti-interference feature.
- Remote control range of 60 Meters.
- Unique learning action.
- Bright LED headlights.
- Handling might be complicated for beginner drivers.
4 Channel RC Model RTR
The 4-channel RTR is a reflection of RC toy’s expertise, and RC toys have been in the business for 13 years. So, it doesn’t even seem right to try to compare them to the newbies and novices of the industry. It’s not that they don’t stack up – is that they can’t. Not even if they tried.
Not only is the RC motorcycle fashionably designed and equipped with advanced high-tech features – it is made with durable materials that confer this RTR model its shatterproof and reliable quality.
Manufacturer: RC toys
Name: RC Motorcycle 4 Channel RC Remote Control Model RTR
Color: Black and Orange
Dimensions: 12× 7.5×7Inches
Weight: 1 Pound
Recommended Age: –
The RC motorcycle is a culmination of features that provide the perfect RC motorbike experience, from anti-skid tires and a motor that accelerates to speeds of up to 32MPH+ it doesn’t seem like a purchase that is likely to disappoint.
- Quite Fast.
- Impact resistant.
- Anti-skid feature.
- Responsive controls.
- It is pretty small.
Force 1RC (Bike Toy For Kids)
Force-1 is in the habit of delivering motorbikes that do not disappoint. Not by any standard.. and this RC motorcycle Dirt Bike is no different. It is made of high-quality materials that deliver on their promise to be reliable as well as durable, and the external features of the bike portray a detailed finish that is bound to be the talk of any race track.
It does take a while to figure out no doubt – but if you do, you can be confident that you will be capable of taking on just about any unyielding terrain, with no exceptions whatsoever. I have listed the 10 super RC Jeeps reviews you should know about.
Manufacturer: Force 1RC
Name: RC Motorcycle Dirt Bike Toy For Kids
Color: Black and Blue
Dimensions: 9.8× 8.6×4.9 Inches
Weight: 1.1 Pounds
Recommended Age: 14 years and up
To help with its handling, it is accompanied by an easy to read a manual that provides sufficient guidance on maneuvering and control. It also includes a few other inclusions like the 2.4 GHz transmitter that guarantees remote control and a charging cable so you can charge up the device when you need you – and you most certainly will need to.
- Knows how to balance itself.
- LED lights provide convenience.
- A 4ghz transmitter and charging cable.
- Handles challenging terrains.
- Short battery lifespan.
Granted, it is a tough job to make one selection from such a magnitude of incredible options – but there are many remote control motorcycles, made for various functions and designed with various technicalities. Most importantly, different RC motorbikes are made of different remote control riders in mind. So, perhaps your question shouldn’t be – ‘what is the best RC bike for sale?’ but ‘what kind of driver am I?’ and ‘what do I want?’