Spoked wheels have a classic and retro appearance, which is often preferred for certain styles of motorcycles, such as cruisers.
Alloy wheels provide a modern and sporty appearance. They are often associated with high-performance bikes and are popular on sport bikes and naked bikes.
Spoked wheels are generally more forgiving off-road. They can absorb impacts and flex without breaking.
Alloy wheels are generally lighter than spoked wheels. Reduced unsprung weight can improve handling, acceleration.
In the event of damage, spoked wheels are often easier and more cost-effective to repair.
Alloy wheels require less maintenance compared to spoked wheels.
Spoked wheels tend to be heavier than their alloy counterparts.
While there are some alloy wheels designed for off-road use, they are generally not as forgiving as spoked wheels in rough terrain.