Best motorcycle batteries

A flat battery is guaranteed to put a dampener on any bike ride.

A motorcycle battery being changed

by Jim Blackstock |

We're all guilty of taking batteries for granted until they eventually run out. Whether it's through lack of use or the battery is aged and discharging you'll need a new one at some point.

Batteries are serviceable parts and finding the right one easily will save you a major headache.

With this in mind, we've found the best motorcycle batteries currently on sale. From simple replacement units to simple-to-install upgrades there will be a battery perfect for your bike.

And while you're at it, why not look at buying a battery charger or jump pack so you're not left with an immobile motorcycle again.

The best motorcycle batteries

PTX9-BS Powerline Factory Sealed Motorcycle Battery 12V 9Ah

The best motorcycle battery on a budget
PTX9-BS Powerline Factory Sealed Motorcycle Battery 12V 9Ah
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A top seller on Amazon, this 12V 9Ah battery will be a simple swap job so long as it fits your bike (so check first). It comes sealed and will work straight out of the box too. Other Ah grades are available too, including 4 and 5.

Shido Lithium Motorcycle Battery - LTX9-BS LION

The best simple battery
Shido Lithium Motorcycle Battery - LTX9-BS LION

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A lithium battery is a great upgrade for your bike because it's lighter offers better cold starts and can charge far quicker. This one offers a handy LED indicator light and should last 2000 charge cycles too. Take note though, this battery MUST be charged with an appropriate lithium charger to prevent damage.

GP-PRO GTX4L-BS 12V 5Ah GEL Starter Battery

The best battery for easy maintenance
GP-PRO GTX4L-BS 12V 5Ah GEL Starter Battery
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Designed to be maintenance-free thanks to an advanced gel construction, this battery should be long-lasting and less susceptible to self-discharge. It's also manufactured for cold starts and is shock-resistant too.

Aliant Lithium Battery

The best lithium battery
Aliant Lithium Battery

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High performance at low temperature, long life and competitive prices make the Aliant YLP Series a cracking choice. Take note though, like the Shido this battery needs to be charged with an appropriate lithium charger to prevent damage.

Dynavolt motorcycle gel battery

The best gel nanotech battery
Dynavolt motorcycle gel battery

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Gel Nanotechnology batteries are robust and reliable, often offering more battery cycles and a longer shelf life in comparison to other technologies. A totally sealed unit.

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