Our 10 winners are: Jim Jongebreur, Shane Reeve, Graham Kissell, Susan Stubbs, Hugh McAdam, Mark Taylor, Fred Monro, Ian Button, Mike Kelly, Ross Tinkler and D’Wayne Wigley.
Congratulations! Please contact us by email at [email protected] with your postal address so the Alpine MotoSafe earplugs can be sent out to you.
We had 362 entries for our competition and Born to be Wild unsurprisingly won with 30 votes (8.3%), which shows a widespread opinion on which are the best motorcycle songs.
Second was Australia’s AC/DC with Highway to Hell polling 26 (6.9%), narrowly edging out Take it Easy by the The Eagles with 25.
The full list in alphabetical order is below.
Also of interest was the list of other songs you nominated including the following: Roll Me Away, Bob Seger; Owed to Alex, Captain Beefheart; Roadhouse Blues, The Doors, Jesus Rode a Harley, Ugly Kid Joe; Ride Like the Wind, Christopher Cross; Legs, ZZ Top; Wherever I May Roam, Metallica; I Love My Leather Jacket,The Chills; Midnight Rider, The Allman Brothers Band; Don’t Stop Me Now, Queen; Benny Hill Theme Tune, Yackety Sax; In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Iron Butterfly; Little Honda, The Beach Boys; Devil Gate Drive, Suzi Quatro; Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Pink Floyd; and Muthafukka on a Motorcycle, Machine Gun Felatio.
Your favourite motorcycle songs
Born to be Wild, Steppenwolf 8.3% / 30
Highway to Hell, AC/DC 7.2% / 26
Take it Easy, The Eagles 6.9% / 25
Bat out of Hell, Meatloaf 5.5% / 20
Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen; Life is a Highway, Tom Cochrane; Going Up The Country, Canned Heat; Motorcycle Song, Arlo Guthrie 3.9% / 14