Driving a motorcycle is equivalent to flying for some of the riders. Some adventurous riders see the ride as their own video game. The ups, downs, traffic, and people all make their game much more difficult. Motorcycling is a passion for some others. But what happens when your ride gets an antique touch? As said “old is gold” and nothing can match gold. We always switch to new technologies and bike models as the world gets modernized. But thinking about old motorcycles will definitely send a flash of nostalgia through your minds.
Hildebrand and Wolfmuller were the first series or motorcycles produced and now the top three motorcycle producers globally are Honda, Yamaha and Hero MotoCorp. In 1885 the German inventors Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach designed and built the first internal combustion, petroleum fuelled motorcycle, the Daimler Reitwagen. Triumph Motorcycles in England in 1898 began producing motorbikes. Other British manufacturers were Royal Enfield, Norton, and Birmingham Small Arms Company. India began production in 1901 and 2 years later, Harley Davidson was established. By the time of the First World War, the largest motorcycle manufacturer was Indian.
For riders who love to collect old and vintage motorcycles, here is a list of websites selling them in a nutshell. Shop huge inventory of vintage motorcycles in www.ebay.com. They sell old bikes and accessories at reasonable price. Another place where you can buy and sell vintage bikes is www.vintagebike.co.uk about whom the customer feedback is really awesome. www.yesterdays.nl provides an extensive list of classic bikes and accessories which are put for sale. They sell bikes of different manufacturers like Aermacchi, Bradbury, BSA, Cotton, Harley-Davidson, Ivy, James and much more.
Harley Davidson is a dream bike for many of the riders. Harley Davidson or Harley is an American motorcycle manufacturer. It was one of the 2 American motorcycle manufacturers to survive the great depression. The company had experienced different ownership arrangements and periods of economic distress and poor product quality. They had faced immense global competition finally to become one of the top motorcycle manufacturers in the world. The modern Harley- branded motorcycles fall into 6 model families: Touring, Dyna, vrod, street, Softail, and Sportster.
Riding a bike is not just for fun. It has got many health benefits as well. An early morning ride may make you really tired but once you get to your pillow, you will get a short nap in a jiffy. Riding improves your skin tone by protecting against many harmful UV rays. Also, it improves bowel motion helping in easy digestion and prevents you from feeling bloated. Riding improves blood supply to your brain which results in more production of brain cells which leads to enhanced memory which usually decreases as age advances. Those who ride regularly are at a lower risk of developing heart diseases, diabetes mellitus, obesity and many other fatal diseases. Cycling helps in boosting your sex life. Studies have shown that people who go for rides regularly have lower risks of developing impotence than others. And finally, riding bikes help you to lose body weight.
Riding a bike is an art, something you do because of your inner soul long for it. Like every bike leaves a territory, every biker leaves an impact. Don’t just ride a bike, ride it to add days to your life.