In 2007, comScore reported there were 217 Million people worldwide playing online games. Today, there are obviously more than that playing online games. And the fact is bike racing games is one of the popular choices among newbies as well as avid games worldwide.

From what I’ve researched, it’s the thrill of racing, and the attraction of challenging other players from around the world, or even the latest highest score, right from your living room that leads people to make online racing games ever so popular.

I’m no speed junkie, but here’s my list of some of the popular bike racing games online:

Cyclo Maniacs v1.02 (Rating: 9/10 based on 51319 ratings)

Zoom through different terrains to earn money and upgrade your driving skills. Once you unlock levels, you can choose different terrains too. Fairly easy to start, do take care while performing stunts.

BMRex (Rating: 9/10 based on 2642 ratings)

This game is funny. It’s a T-Rex riding a bike and pulling off stunts, need I say more?

It’s a bright and fun game, quite easy once you get used to it. But beware of the surprises on every corner of the route! In Level 3, if you can’t manage a ride on the Pterodactyl, you lose a life! Yes, it’s that full of surprises.

Nitro Ninjas (Rating: 9/10 based on 21612 ratings)

Race through the city true Ninja style. Perform stunts and earn points. The levels are more difficult to win. But if you like Ninja themes and trying out stunts like one-arm assassin or helicopter kick, this is it for you.

Uphill Rush 3 (Rating: 9/10 based on 11138 ratings)

This is the third in the series of one of the most popular bike racing games online. You start in the beautiful city of Paris and that too on building rooftops!

There are many features you can activate to help you stick to your route – map, tips, even a ghost bike which will show you the path to follow. Or you can simply start with the trial mode to practice before you start racing.

There are many more online racing games you can check out online, ranging from real-world racing leagues to outer space, even different galaxies. Whether you are a novice or an avid gamer, you can take your pick from the list of bike racing games out there today.