35 Fun Business Ideas For Entrepreneurs That Love Motorcycles

35 Fun Business Ideas For Entrepreneurs That Love Motorcycles

If you are looking for business ideas related to motorcycles to begin your path to entrepreneurship, you are in the right place.

With starting a business related to motorcycles, there are plenty of opportunities that can help you follow your dreams and build a successful career. 

In this post, you will discover profitable business ideas, perfect for those who want to have a flexible job, capable of multiplying the average income, while becoming your own boss.

Check out the full list below to help you find your next idea!

Here they are:



1. Start a journal brand ($1.8M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$200 — $150,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$3,800
Time To Revenue
180 days
Skills
Business model
Work from home

Ollie Aplin from London, UK started MindJournal over 6 years ago, a journal brand.

  • Revenue: $150,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 3
  • Location: London, UK

Case Study

I’ve personally kept a journal for 10 years now, ever since I first went into therapy to recover from PTSD. My mum took her own life 2 years prior to my breakdown, and I never really got to grips with my emotions or how to process everything that had ever happened.

When I started therapy I was still stuck in the mindset that talking about how I felt was not something I should do. So talking therapy was the most unnatural experience for me. So to help, my therapist recommended I tried journaling – as a way of privately thinking about how I felt and what was on my mind. It was a game-changer of a moment for me.

My mum took her own life 2 years prior to my breakdown, and I never really got to grips with my emotions or how to process everything that had ever happened.

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2. Start a blog ($60K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$200 — $160,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,721
Time Commitment Per Week
Min. 5 hours/week
Skills
Interests

Chhavi Agarwal from New Delhi, Delhi, India started Mrs Daaku Studio over 4 years ago, a blog.

  • Revenue: $5,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 3
  • Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India

Case Study

I am a licensed attorney in India and right after my master’s in law, I started working with a leading company as a lawyer. I worked there for about two years before I quit my job to become more location independent.

Choose a niche in whatever you start. It is critical for streamlining your efforts and make money.

My job paid me well but I worked 12 hours a day, I was exhausted by the end of each day, spent my weekends sleeping and I almost quit the things I liked to do - for example, sketching, yoga, traveling, etc.

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3. Start a consulting business ($300K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$100 — $2,500,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$5,353
Skills

Akhil Suresh Nair from Boston, MA, USA started Xena Intelligence about 2 years ago, a consulting business.

  • Revenue: $25,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 3
  • Location: Boston, MA, USA

Case Study

I had a couple of years of experience working for a large corporation back in India. I genuinely felt that I was just a cog in the wheel and that whatever I did had little to no impact in the real world.

We were at a crossroads at that time – filled with constant self-doubt about the career path we wanted to take. We could have easily applied for corporate jobs in the US or in India, but we chose to follow our hearts by continuing to work in our consulting business.

I reached out to a few small businesses I had developed good relationships during my corporate career and started helping them out on developing marketing strategy to scale their businesses and also to instill robust operational efficiencies in their business processes. I realized that I was able to add considerable value to their businesses and that I felt a sense of satisfaction in being able to make their lives better. I soon started consulting for over 20 small businesses in India.

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4. Start a travel agency ($24K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$1,100 — $1,500,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$16,390
Business model

Marissa Daniels from Charleston, SC, USA started Spread Your Wings Travel over 3 years ago, a travel agency.

  • Revenue: $2,000/ month
  • Founders: 1
  • Employees: 1
  • Location: Charleston, SC, USA

Case Study

I was blessed to grow up in a two-parent household with a loving and caring set of parents. My father was in the military and because of that, I was born in California in ‘94. I’m a Georgia Peach all the way, but I was born in California. Unfortunately, in September of 2018, my life shifted when my father passed from cancer. It was pretty quick. In July, he was diagnosed and in September, he took his last breath. I was a Daddy’s girl to the FULLEST, so you can imagine the pain I went through - and still going through.

Do research before starting. If you want to start a business - research before you pay anything.

Fortunately, he was there to see me graduate from Valdosta State University in 2016. I majored in Mass Media with a Speech Communication Minor. Growing up, I loved to be in front of the camera (my father was a photographer) and I would record the video announcements at my church, as young as 11 years old. I also recorded the announcements in elementary school. I just knew Broadcast Journalism was something I was interested in.

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5. Start a motorcycle parts business ($7.2M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$600,000/month
Skills
Business model

Justin Pflanz from Lincoln, Nebraska, USA started TAB Performance almost 19 years ago, a motorcycle parts business.

  • Revenue: $600,000/ month
  • Founders: 2
  • Employees: 9
  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Case Study

My Brother and I grew up in a very entrepreneurial family. Our parents had started, grown and sold several companies growing up and it’s something we both had a passion for.

We’ve also always felt that our personalities and experiences complimented each other well. Generally speaking, I tend to be more detail oriented and risk averse whereas my brother is better at looking at the big picture and is more comfortable taking risks. I went to college and got a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in business and he got his degrees in both Business Administration and Marketing.

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6. Start a motorcycle shows hosting business

Examples of a successful motorcycle shows hosting business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle shows hosting business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle shows hosting business ➜

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7. Start a motorcycle import broker business

Examples of a successful motorcycle import broker business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle import broker business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle import broker business ➜

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8. Start an auto electrical repair business

Examples of a successful auto electrical repair business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a auto electrical repair business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an auto electrical repair business ➜

9. Start a motorbike pick-up and delivery business

Examples of a successful motorbike pick-up and delivery business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorbike pick-up and delivery business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorbike pick-up and delivery business ➜

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10. Start an auto insurance company

Average Initial Investment
$150,000
Skills

Examples of a successful auto insurance company:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a auto insurance company:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an auto insurance company ➜

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11. Start a motorcycle sales business ($2.88M/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$240,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful motorcycle sales business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle sales business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle sales business ➜

Case Study

My name is Richard Worsham and I am a co-founder and lead designer at Janus Motorcycles, a motorcycle manufacturer building handmade, classically styled, lightweight motorcycles in northern Indiana. Janus is the ancient Roman god with two faces who simultaneously looks to both the past and the future. As the god of doorways and journeys, we thought this timelessness perfectly represented our classic motorcycles and manufacturing ethos. Janus Motorcycles focuses on building a line of simple motorcycles using traditional design, materials, and craftsmanship. We have produced our flagship model, the Halcyon, in various configurations for almost 9 years and just launched our latest iteration, the Halcyon 450 Motorcycle, this spring.

Because our motorcycles are so simple to ride and service, we can rely on an in-house service team, an extensive YouTube library of information and repair videos, and third-party repair shops around the country to provide service and maintenance for our growing owner base. Over the past 5 years, we have steadily increased sales by around 40% each year.

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12. Start a motorcycle dealership business

Examples of a successful motorcycle dealership business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle dealership business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle dealership business ➜

13. Start a riding tour company business

Examples of a successful riding tour company business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a riding tour company business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a riding tour company business ➜

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14. Start a motorcycle training school business

Examples of a successful motorcycle training school business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle training school business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle training school business ➜

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15. Start a motorcycle riding and safety class business

Examples of a successful motorcycle riding and safety class business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle riding and safety class business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle riding and safety class business ➜

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16. Start a motorcycle storage business

Examples of a successful motorcycle storage business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle storage business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle storage business ➜

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17. Start a motorcycle business/parts marketing business

Examples of a successful motorcycle business/parts marketing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle business/parts marketing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle business/parts marketing business ➜

18. Start a motorcycle travel guides business

Examples of a successful motorcycle travel guides business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle travel guides business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle travel guides business ➜

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19. Start a delivery service

How Much Can You Make?
$5,000 — $150,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$1,000,000
Skills

Examples of a successful delivery service:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a delivery service:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a delivery service ➜

Case Study

My name is Ben Elizer, and I am the Founder and President of Velocity International Group, a full-scale logistics company, offering SameDay delivery, Expediting, Distribution, Fulfillment, andmany Warehousing Services. We offer to consult and some other services as well to help our customers succeed in an ultra-competitive environment. Velocity started with 2 vans and many faces to face conversations. We now have 10+ vehicles, including trucks, and have grown to 25k+ square feet of warehouse space as well to best serve our customers.

Over the past 2 years, our revenue has grown over 300%, which has completely contributed to the great people and culture we have at Velocity. After having to move out of my apartment (because I put everything financially I had into this company), and move back into my mom’s house in my mid 20’s, it was difficult, but just 6 months later we had our first small office and warehouse space. I’m fortunate I had a support system to move back into, or else Velocity might not be here today. The business has grown ever since because of hard work, trust, and relationships. We focus on what is important.

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20. Start a mobile mechanic service

Examples of a successful mobile mechanic service:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a mobile mechanic service:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a mobile mechanic service ➜

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21. Start a motorcycle airbrushing business

Examples of a successful motorcycle airbrushing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle airbrushing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle airbrushing business ➜

22. Start a motorcycle parts wholesaler business

Examples of a successful motorcycle parts wholesaler business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle parts wholesaler business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle parts wholesaler business ➜

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23. Start a private instructor business

Examples of a successful private instructor business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a private instructor business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a private instructor business ➜

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24. Start a motorcycle salvage shop business

Examples of a successful motorcycle salvage shop business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle salvage shop business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle salvage shop business ➜

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25. Start a motorcycle accessories business

Examples of a successful motorcycle accessories business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle accessories business:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle accessories business ➜

26. Start a motorcycle manufacturing business

How Much Can You Make?
$240,000/month
Skills

Examples of a successful motorcycle manufacturing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle manufacturing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle manufacturing business ➜

Case Study

My name is Richard Worsham and I am a co-founder and lead designer at Janus Motorcycles, a motorcycle manufacturer building handmade, classically styled, lightweight motorcycles in northern Indiana. Janus is the ancient Roman god with two faces who simultaneously looks to both the past and the future. As the god of doorways and journeys, we thought this timelessness perfectly represented our classic motorcycles and manufacturing ethos. Janus Motorcycles focuses on building a line of simple motorcycles using traditional design, materials, and craftsmanship. We have produced our flagship model, the Halcyon, in various configurations for almost 9 years and just launched our latest iteration, the Halcyon 450 Motorcycle, this spring.

Because our motorcycles are so simple to ride and service, we can rely on an in-house service team, an extensive YouTube library of information and repair videos, and third-party repair shops around the country to provide service and maintenance for our growing owner base. Over the past 5 years, we have steadily increased sales by around 40% each year.

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27. Start a mobile notary service business

Examples of a successful mobile notary service business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a mobile notary service business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a mobile notary service business ➜

28. Start an auto detailing business ($72K/year)

How Much Can You Make?
$3,000 — $6,000/month
Average Initial Investment
$2,666
Time Commitment Per Week
Min. 8 hours/week
Skills
Interests

Examples of a successful auto detailing business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a auto detailing business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an auto detailing business ➜

Case Study

My name is Matt Paskow. I started a mobile auto detailing business called Fresh Look Mobile Auto Detailing which services North County, San Diego.

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29. Start a bike jewelry shop business

Examples of a successful bike jewelry shop business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a bike jewelry shop business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a bike jewelry shop business ➜

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30. Start a motorcycle breaker business

Examples of a successful motorcycle breaker business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle breaker business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle breaker business ➜

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31. Sell used motorcycles

Examples of a successful sell used motorcycles:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a sell used motorcycles:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a sell used motorcycles ➜

32. Start a motorcycle rental business

Examples of a successful motorcycle rental business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle rental business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle rental business ➜

33. Start a motorcycle website business

Examples of a successful motorcycle website business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a motorcycle website business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting a motorcycle website business ➜

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34. Start an auto performance center business

Examples of a successful auto performance center business:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a auto performance center business:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an auto performance center business ➜

35. Become an auto locksmith

Examples of a successful auto locksmith:

Here are some great videos on how to get started with a auto locksmith:

For further info, check out these books and products:

Learn more about starting an auto locksmith ➜

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