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Motorcycle History - Fun Facts For children

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Kids, the 1st motorcycle sold was a Hildebrand and Wolfmuller. This is in 1894 when many kids rode bicycles...

Engines and Frames

Bicycle companies convey a new invention, the internal combustion engine, onto their bicycles.

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When new engines became more powerful the typical bicycle frames, wheels and chains cannot handle them.

Bicycle builders chose to make frames manufactured from steel. The steel frames did the task almost as much as they do today.

Most Popular Motobikes

Before First World War, the biggest motorcycle company on the globe was Indian Motors. They produced 20,000 motorbikes 12 months.

By 1920, Harley-Davidson sold more street bikes in more than 67 countries.

Today, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha would be the hottest with enthusiasts. Harley-Davidson remains a allure in the United States.

BMW, KTM, Triumph, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi and Ducati may also be popular new street rides to acquire...


Coloring pages kids, a steel or aluminum frame holds modern motorcycle components.

Telescopic forks retain the front wheel, and disc brakes. Expect a one-cylinder to six-cylinder gasoline powered engine.

The engine is coupled to a manual, five- or six-speed sequential transmission which has a swing arm-mounted rear wheel by the chain, drive shaft or belt.

A wind tunnel helps the engineers mimic real-life riding conditions. Different racing speeds test seating and the entire body positions.

Experts can judge the most effective riding positions for racing bikes, off-road motorbikes and street cycles...

Accessories and equipment

Created for comfort are various modern motorcycle attachments:

A "Fairing" can be a plastic or fiberglass shell. They fit within the front frame with the bike. A fairing helps move the cycle smoothly and protects the engine in a accident. Fairings on touring rides boost your comfort and application on long rides. They reduce the harsh wind, cold and rain on your body...

"Windshields or windscreens" are created in a fairing or be mounted on an unfaired motorbike. They're of transparent high-impact plastic. They direct airflow over or around your brain. If you need to improve and minimize the windscreen with all the push of the mouse button, get an electric windscreen.

"Saddlebags or Panniers" rest on either side in the rear wheel to handle parts, tools, and, or travel gear.

"Heated Hand grips and Heated Seats" keep you warm inside the cold and through night rides.

"Luggage Racks" eliminate the requirement of backpacks. They may be a far more safe approach to add carrying capability to your rocket cycle...

A "Sidecar" is a one-wheeled partially covered seat. The sidecar attaches aside of the motorcycle. Your big sister can sit inside and ride along with you. Ensure that you bring her back.

A "Trunk" is a storage box. Above and behind the seat the spine is mounted...

Motorcycle Clubs

Clubs and organizations are popular. You are able to meet new rider kids, their buddies and their families.

The clubs are organized according countries, states, cities and neighborhoods. Individual motor cycle makes or motorbike designs have fan clubs.

It is possible to join, in the event you qualify, groups like the American Motorcyclist Association, Harley Owners Group, Moto Guzzi National Owners Club, and Gold Wing Road Riders...

We're going to wrap it up nicely...

Motorcycle kids - boys, learn about a fantastic job. You discovered Motorcycle:

 Accessories and equipment
 Popular Motorcycles
 Engines and Frames

Now you can give good solutions to questions on a brief history of motorcycles. The End.

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