This is just true. Imagine your protagonist in a BadassLongcoat is about to square off against a bunch of [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombies]]. Is it better if he does this on foot or on a motorcycle?

See also AllBikersAreHellsAngels, CoolBike, BadassBiker, MotorcycleOnTheCoastRoad.

* ''WesternAnimation/BikerMiceFromMars''
* ''Comicbook/GhostRider''
* ''Manga/TriageX'' - Preferred method of entrance for Arashi and Mikoto
* ''Series/SonsOfAnarchy''
* ''Film/{{Blade}}''
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja'' - Sparklelord and King Radical's dirtbike
* ''[[Literature/SixteenThirtyTwo The Dreeson Incident]]'': Shows up throughout the novel but most obvious with at the eponymous incident. Specifically, the incident involves [[spoiler: Buster Beasley riding into a armed mob]] on a Harley. This combined with the HeroicSacrifice he makes after dismounting lead to him attaining major in universe status as a MemeticBadass.
* Music/MeatLoaf employs the trope to great effect on his album covers if nothing else.
* ''PowerRangers''
* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' - Space Marines, Orks, & Eldar
* [[WebVideo/YuGiOhTheAbridgedSeries CARD GAMES]] [[Anime/YuGiOh5Ds ON MOTORCYCLES!]]
* [[VideoGame/WarioWare Mona]]
* ''Franchise/KamenRider''
* ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' - why else is he shown riding a motorcycle in all the trailers for his game? This now extends into Sonic racing games.
* This trope + FlyingCar = [[Literature/HarryPotter Sirius Black's]] flying motorcycle.
* In ''ReBoot'' Bob tried to invoke this by replacing his [[MyCarHatesMe problematic car]] with a bike. It gets destroyed before he has a chance to use it.
* Some of the robots in ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' become motorcyles. [[WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime Jack rides Arcee on a regular basis.]] This activity makes him at least twice as popular as any other human. The robots who have motorcycle alts also have a tendency to be much more popular than other alts. [[TransformersAnimated Prowl]] was so awesome that they had to kill him off before he overshadowed Optimus Prime.
* ''LightNovel/KinosJourney'': The story of a young traveler and her talking motorbike, Hermes, traveling from nation to nation, and waxing philosophical.
* The Series/OnceUponATime episode ''A Tale of Two Sisters'' features a biker on a motorcycle frighting Elsa. Considering [[FishOutOfWater she never saw one before]].
* ''WorldDominationInRetrospect'': It's not a motorcycle, but Psycho Gecko's tricked out scooter is full of hidden weapons that can thoroughly demolish police or do-gooders. Even if it is pink and has a feathered hat with the words "The Minstrel" underneath, never underestimate Gecko when [[IncrediblyLamePun he's on his Minstral cycle.]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/PoetAndersonTheDreamWalker'' and its [[ComicBook/PoetAndersonTheDreamWalker comic book prequel]], there are rad futuristic bikes abound.
** This carries onto the music videos and presentation of ''Poet'' creators Music/AngelsAndAirwaves, as motorcycle riding shows up on the cover for I-Empire and Stomping the Phantom Break Pedal and the video for Diary.