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A Visual History of Motorcycle Design

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Today, we are faced with bikes that are more efficient, quieter and more affordable than ever before. A new generation of riders are finding their way to a new generation of bikes – there are motorcycles to suit every type of riding – from commuting to long coast-to-coast tours.

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Kawasaki Ninja 300R

What was your favourite style or trend? What do you wish manufacturers brought back to us today?

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  1. “Japanese makers such as Suzuki, Kawasaki and Yamaha put together modern designs that became best sellers around the world.”
    How can that sentence NOT include the name Honda? (I know there are two pictures of Honda’s, but to not include them in the text is a slight.)
    What IS that title-page model, by the way? Looks suspiciously like the 2nd ride I ever bought new…a CB160.

  2. crazy to see the evolution of the motorcycle. The bikes from the 20’s are pretty impressive for that time.

  3. Bike service center @Southwestcycle

    It is called perfect evolution, from 18’s to till date there are many changes in the motorcycle design , engine and in many things.

  4. Chop Shop Customs

    Loved seeing the time line. Thanks for putting the post together and sharing!

  5. It’s amazing to see where we came from and exciting to see where we are going! Thanks for posting these photos and article! I found it interesting and informative!

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