Thursday, March 24, 2011

Vintage Motorcycles 2012



Motorcycles were first introduced in the later half of 19th century. Since the invention, motorcycles have become one of the most popular and common means of transportation. Vintage motorcycles are the earlier models of motorcycles which were manufactured after the First World War.
Vintage motorcycles are all time passion of bike riders and speed lovers. Apart from being a passion, some ardent rider also collects and preserves vintage motorcycles as treasures. The Japanese, British, Europeans, and the Americans were the leading manufacturers of motorcycles in the early days. But, the Japanese brands have gained much popularity due to their economic price, and the bike parts were easily availed.
Sunbeam, BMW, BSA, Norton, DKW, Brough Superior, and Triumph were some of the prominent manufacturers of vintage motorcycles, and these companies introduced many models of motorcycles during the vintage period. The prominent models include BMW R12, Indian 8-Valve Racer, Indian Chief, Sunbeam Model 8 LL, Triumph Tiger, John Tickle Norton, Cotton Racer, Triumph Bonneville, and Norton Dominator 99. These vintage motorcycles can also be given as beautiful gifts to motorcycle enthusiasts.
Vintage motorcycles can be more expensive than modern-day styles. On an average, a vintage motorcycle will cost $10,000 and more. But, the price of a vintage motorcycle will fluctuate based on the age, model, and type. Some of the vintage motorcycles are backed by different warranty periods and after sales services.You can purchase vintage motorcycles from dealers who specialize in classic and vintage motorcycles or online stores. For a wider choice in vintage motorcycles, online stores are ideal. Most of the online stores will display its products, with description, picture, and pricing. Thus, a purchase can be made after going through the product description. Apart from vintage motorcycles, the parts are also available in the online stores. motorcycle.com, webbikeworld.com, and starklite.com are some of the online sites to shop for vintage motorcycles.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Benefits Of The Electric Motorcycle2012




Have you ever considered purchasing an electric motorcycle? You may not have really heard much about them and are simply curious as to why one would purchase one. The truth is, the electric motorcycle has a number of benefits. Some of the benefits include fuel efficiency, noise efficiency, and an overall reduction in environmental impact.
Fuel Efficiency
The electric motorcycle is one that can save on the consumption of fuel. Why? This motorcycle doesn't use any fuel at all, but rather it is powered by a battery. This obviously creates the most fuel efficient bike because there is no fuel being used whatsoever, so there's no need to worry about how many miles per gallon you are getting!


Noise Efficiency
When you ride the electric motorcycle, you don't have to worry about how much noise the bike is making because there will be a significant reduction because of the fact that there is no combustion engine to make the noise that one is normally used to when riding. Instead, the only sound that will be heard from this type of bike is the quite winding sound that is made when it is in motion. Otherwise the rolling sound of the tires is really the only other thing that you will hear. This is a great benefit to have because it reduces the overall noise level created from vehicles on roadways which can help keep neighborhoods and other populated areas much quieter.
Environment
Because you are not relying on gasoline to power the electric motorcycle, there really is no environment impact when it comes to exhaust and other harmful pollutants that could be released. The electric motorcycle is a more environmentally friendly mode of transportation so if you're looking to do your part in protecting the environment, but still want to ride, then this is one way that you could help.