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Motorcycle-Touring, Cruisers, Sports Bikes

Article by Bob Jamel

Motorcycle; simply say the word, and immediately people will have thoughts of their teen years while others have visions of some motorcycle movie made during the sixties and early seventies. Some think rallies, Hells Angles, or choppers ridden by motorcycle gangs and clubs. The motorcycle has given us many models and dreams to dream.

Depending on whether you count a steam engine as a “true” engine, the first motorcycle was either built by Sylvester Howard Roper, an American, who built one powered by a two-cylinder, coal powered, steam engine, in 1865. If you do not consider steam a “real” fuel, then Gottlieb Daimler, automobile industry giant, built the first motorcycle in 1885, when he attached a gasoline-powered engine to an ordinary bicycle.

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Dust to Glory

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Ladies Motorcycle Clothing – 7 Tips to Choosing the Right Clothing

Article by Nicola Ellison

When it comes to wearing your leather jacket on a motorcycle, there can be a real buzz in the whole event. There’s nothing better than going out for a ride with your friends and enjoying the biking experience. When it comes to men’s and women’s motorcycle clothing there’s not a great deal of difference.

However, it’s important to choose the right clothing for the journey or event you’re taking part it. Even if it’s just a trip across town with a few friends, you’ll want to have the right gear. You never know when the weather might turn against you. Most modern motorcycle clothing allows you to come prepared for any event the weather might throw at you.

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Riding on the Edge: A Motorcycle Outlaw’s Tale

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The Complete Book Of Police And Military Motorcycles

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Types of clubs, groups and organizations

Motorcycle clubs vary a great deal in their objectives and organizations. Mainstream motorcycle clubs or associations typically have elected officers and directors, annual dues, and a regular publication. They may also sponsor annual or more frequent “rallies” where members can socialize and get to know each other. Some publish in book form lists of members that can be used by touring motorcyclists needing assistance.

There are a great many brand clubs, or clubs dedicated to particular marques, including those sponsored by various manufacturers, such as the Harley Owners Group and the Honda Riders Club of America. There are large national independent motorcycle clubs, such as BMW Motorcycle Owners of America, the STAR Touring and Riding Association, and the Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA). In the United Kingdom, there are brand clubs such as the Triumph Owners Motor Cycle Club (founded in 1949).

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Self-insurance: the case of motorcycle helmets.: An article from: Journal of Risk and Insurance

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