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The history of the bicycle

The bicycle has a good image. There is something idealistic about riding the bike. It can be seen as a rite of passage of childhood as, after a child can learn to walk and then talk, it usually isn’t long before they learn how to ride a bike.

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The bicycle and employment

The bicycle has been used for many years in all types of jobs. The first time it was used was as a result of it being the cheapest form of transport.

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The bicycle is a simple form of transport and the numbers of people that own a bike reflect the fact that, over time, cycling has not lost its popularity.

Going to Work: Car vs Bike

The need to commute daily, especially in densely populated urban areas, gives most people headaches; living in a big city guarantees traffic, so a car becomes less efficient than normal, and bike migh[...]

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The Most Iconic Harleys in the Movies

Every Which Way But Loose There’s no shortage of Harleys appearing in Every Which Way But Loose, including an Electra Glide, a Panhead, and Sportsters. The sportster with the sidecar is the coolest [...]

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10 Reasons to Ride a Motorcycle – Part 2

7. Finding your zen Part of the cool factor when you’re a biker is the fact that you no longer stress over things that could be deemed embarrassing, such as helmet hair, wearing base layers when ent[...]

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10 Reasons to Ride a Motorcycle – Part 1

1. It makes you look cool Why we sometimes like to turn a blind eye to this, it’s largely at the core of all other reasons. Somehow, simply just being sat on a motorcycle makes you look cooler than [...]

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How Your Bicycle Can Help to Save the Environment

A bicycle has a very definite role to play when it comes to contributing towards preserving our environment and ecosystem. Many people are quite rightly worried over pollution and many other related i[...]

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Songs and Motorbikes

There are many songs that are associated with riding a motorbike. Some have lyrics in them to reflect the model of the bike while others have a certain sound that immediately associates that music wit[...]

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The different manufacturers of motorcycles

Motorbikes are produced all around the world as the demand for them is global. The first manufacturers appeared in Europe and the United States because these were the regions where the motorcycle was [...]

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Bicycles and Music

There have been many records that have been produced about riding bicycles and there is something about the natural rhythm of riding a bike that goes so well with music. This isn’t a modern trend an[...]

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Motorcycle racing

As soon as the motorcycle started to develop, it inspired man to try and race these new motorized machines. The fascination was fuelled by the fact that for a number of years the motorbike was the fas[...]

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The National Motorcycle Museum

The Midlands of Britain and the motorcycle industry have always been closely related to one another. Many great British motorcycle manufacturers have chosen to base their businesses in this industriou[...]

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Countries that are famous for the bicycle

The bicycle is famous all around the world, but there are some countries that are truly well known for being associated with this form of two wheeled transport. The nature of this form of transport is[...]

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Cycling as a sport

Cycling has always been popular as a sport. This is particularly true in Western Europe where the summer months are times where many road cycling events take place and in some countries, cycling is se[...]

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Learning how to ride a bike and road safety

From an early age, children are encouraged to learn how to ride a bicycle. This will usually start with the child riding a bike that is supported by stabilizers. This give the bike a wider base and me[...]

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A Brief History of Triumph Motorcycles

Today Triumph Motorcycles is the largest manufacturer of motorcycles in Britain and is currently based at Hinckley in the midlands area of the country. Recorded revenue for 2017 was just under five hu[...]

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The Motorbike’s role in films, television and fashion

During the Second World War there were so many troops riding around on motorbikes that when the war ended, the thrill of going out on the road came to an abrupt end. This was partly responsible for th[...]

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The bicycle and employment

The bicycle has been used for many years in all types of jobs. The first time it was used was as a result of it being the cheapest form of transport. This same attraction is still applicable today, bu[...]

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The emergence of the motorcycle

The first appearance of the motorcycle came in the middle of the 19th century and it emerged from the safety bicycle. The appearance of the motorcycle around Europe happened at the same time, with all[...]

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The history of the bicycle

The bicycle has a good image. There is something idealistic about riding the bike. It can be seen as a rite of passage of childhood as, after a child can learn to walk and then talk, it usually isn’[...]

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The Penny Farthing Bike Race (1928)


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