What is motorcycle?

  • (noun): A motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame.
    Synonyms: bike
    See also — Additional definitions below

Motorcycle

A motorcycle (also called a motorbike, bike, moto or cycle) is a two or three wheeled motor vehicle. Motorcycles vary considerably depending on the task they are designed for, such as long distance travel, navigating congested urban traffic, cruising, sport and racing, or off-road conditions.

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Some articles on motorcycle:

National Motorcycle Museum
... There are National Motorcycle Museums in a number of countries ... Some of the better known are National Motorcycle Museum (UK), Solihull, West Midlands, England ... National Motorcycle Museum (Anamosa, IA), Anamosa, Iowa, USA ...
1994 Austrian Motorcycle Grand Prix
... The 1994 Austrian motorcycle Grand Prix was the fifth round of the 1994 Grand Prix motorcycle racing season ...
Shoei - History
... Shoei is a Japanese company producing motorcycle helmets since 1958 ... Shoei's founder, Eitaro Kamata, began to produce helmets for the motorcycle racing sector and in 1960, the Tokyo factory began to produce the first motorcycle helmets to ...
Motorcycle - Environmental Impact - Europe
... European emission standards for motorcycles are similar to those for cars ... New motorcycles must meet Euro III standards, while cars must meet Euro V standards ... the difference in total pollution between motorcycles and cars that pass European emission standards would be small, certainly much smaller than the 10X factor claimed by the referenced LA Times article ...
David Zien - Motorcycle Injury
... Zien is well known in Wisconsin for driving through the state on a motorcycle with full-size American and Wisconsin flags ... He was inducted in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2000 ... injured while traveling in Florida on his motorcycle ...

More definitions of "motorcycle":

  • (verb): Ride a motorcycle.
    Synonyms: cycle

Famous quotes containing the word motorcycle:

    Today, only a fool would offer herself as the singular role model for the Good Mother. Most of us know not to tempt the fates. The moment I felt sure I had everything under control would invariably be the moment right before the principal called to report that one of my sons had just driven somebody’s motorcycle through the high school gymnasium.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)

    Kicking the heart
    with pain’s big boots running up and down
    the intestines like a motorcycle racer.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Actually being married seemed so crowded with unspoken rules and odd secrets and unfathomable responsibilities that it had no more occurred to her to imagine being married herself than it had to imagine driving a motorcycle or having a job. She had, however, thought about being a bride, which had more to do with being the center of attention and looking inexplicably, temporarily beautiful than it did with sharing a double bed with someone with hairy legs and a drawer full of boxer shorts.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)