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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Health benefits of cycling

Cycling

To be at your best, both mentally and physically, you need to get active. Consistent physical activity can improve your health related fitness in a variety of ways and can help prevent many illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and even arthritis. Regular cycling is a great way to stay active and reduce the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]