Music and dirt bikes go together, like peanut butter and jelly. You haven’t experienced life until you’ve found this unison.
Look for any dirt bike rider before a competition and you’ll find them in deep thought while head phones are arching ’em up. That’s for a reason – to get the mood flowing and raising blood pressure. That audio encouragement transfer to better race results and continual sponsorships.
But you’re probably curious what’s actually playing. What’s pumping them up to get race ready? We, there is numerous bands but let’s actually look at the individual songs.
Best Dirt Bike Songs
We’ve done the research to find you the hottest songs for those who twist the throttle hard. Be warned – listening to such music might causing you to tear through tracks and trails much faster, leaving your competition to dust!
Love’ em or hate ’em, let’s start:
1. Popcorn by M&H Band
This is the video that is perfectly tuned to Dakar Rally. If you’re an enduro rider, you’ve got to listen to the song to appreciate the sheer competitiveness and spirit of the sport!
2. Believer by Imagine Dragons
Yep, you’ve got to love this song. Great for the race track as it is for the gym session. It’s something that’s just as great to wake up too and get yourself awake much more than just a coffee or energy drink.
3. Titanium – David Guetta
The most famous song of last decade for those who cruise and ride hard. You don’t have to be a dirt bike rider to appreciate this epic song! Perfect for the mountains or open country rides.
4. Faded by Alan Walker
Oh this song is sure to get your blood flowing and uber focused on the outcome. Stay committed to the prize and win this race! Popular in nightclubs as it is for race days.
5. Lovely Day by Donavon Frankenreiter
Why this song? It certainly belongs to the surfing fraternity, but song is famous from the intro of Snakes on a Plane with the dirt bike. Remember that intro scene? It got some people into dirt bikes and this song reminds them of the joy behind the handlebars.
6. Me, Myself and I by Drae Cliche
Oh yep, who hasn’t forgotten this one. While it doesn’t get the blood flowing, it’s perfect for driving to the race track for a day of feeding dirt to the competition.
7. Right Here, Right Now by Fatboy Slim
Definitely one of the best songs to come out of the 90’s and get you in the zone. There is nothing that has pushed us more forward! You can’t procrastinate any more with these tunes!
8. What A Feeling by Global Deejays
This song will certainly get you focused on the outcome. That is – the gold medal at the end of this race. All that struggle and practice will be worth it!
9. Thunder Struck by AC/DC
Who can ever forget this song? It’s played at just about every Crusty Demons shows around the world by those who know how to roost hard – the Aussies!
Dirt Bike riders know some pretty epic brands that no matter which song you choose, you’ll find some epic tunes to get you in the zone. These are:
- AC/DC. The legendary Aussie band
- Guns N’ Roses.
- Nine Inch Nails
- Motley Crue
- Social Distortion
You certainly won’t have trouble finding some good tunes from any of these. Find them on Spotify and kick-start your dirt bike into gear!
By the way – you certainly can ride a dirt bike while listening to music. Simply get yourself some discreet wireless earbunds. While they won’t drone out the sound of your engine, they are certainly effective to get you zoned in on at least being on the podium.