Man has always been attracted by the notions of speed and power from the earlier centuries. For years, people in different continents have struggled hard to come up with new inventions and new machines that would help man to travel distances in short period of time and that is how machines like cars and motorcycles have come into existence. Though cars are still expensive, motorcycles have been the most affordable form of motorized transport. This two-wheeled motor vehicle is popular in every part of the globe and every country and continent has their own breed of motorcycles. However, European motorcycles and American motorcycles are the two famous breed of motorcycles that are still very much in demand.
European motorcycles were the first motorcycles ever to hit the roads when Daimler-Maybach invented their first motorcycle in the world. Later on many changes were made to the design of European motorcycles to make it more user-friendly and to support the engine that had more power to it. Soon European manufacturers like DKW and NSU became the largest producers of European motorcycles and remained on top position till 1970s. Moto-Guzzi also entered the competition and changed the appearance of traditional motorcycle looks to a futuristic race model. This design was an immediate success and craze for European motorcycles were now becoming a global phenomenon.
Though earlier European motorcycles had more of a looks and less of engine power, today European bike manufacturers make sure that their motorcycles are safe and provide more power and speed to the rider. Also European motorcycles have to meet the European emission standards which are also known as Euro III standards. BMW, Ducati, Triumph, Vespa and Piaggo are some of the European motorcycles that are in demand till date because of the power, speed and technology they provide to the rider.
This post was written by admin on March 2010