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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 invented. Many of the early manufacturers are no longer in business, but there are others that still make bikes today. One of […]

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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 and composers have been writing music about the bicycle since it first appeared at the end of the 20th century. […]

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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 fastest form of transport on the planet, so new land speed records were being created. Other modes of transport […]

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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 that it is more popular in flat areas than it is in mountainous ones, and there are few countries […]

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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 seen as one of the nation’s favorite sports. Cycling as a sport was once divided between the outdoor events and the […]

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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 means that the child will not need to concentrate on their balance. As the child gets older, it […]

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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 the emergence of the bikers, which were large groups of young motor cyclist enthusiasts getting together in their […]

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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, but the bike is also popular as it is a cleaner method of transport, and it can […]

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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 inventors coming up with the same idea. It was basically to take a safety bicycle and get an engine to […]

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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. The activity of cycling is seen as […]

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