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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 with riding a bike. The Motorbike has had a close relationship with music since the 1960s when followers of different genres […]

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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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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 industrious area of the country. Therefore, it was not surprising that Solihull was the location chosen for the National Motorcycle Museum of Great Britain. The museum […]

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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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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 hundred million pounds, with a net profit of 25 million pounds. Currently the company employs two thousand employees at their West Midlands base […]

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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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