Archive for October, 2019

Indian Motorcycles

The first Indian motorcycles were produced in 1901 in Springfield in Massachusetts by Hendee Manufacturing Company. In 1923 the name was changed to Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company. The Indian motorbikes were impressive from the start, but, by taking the first three places in the 1911 Isle of Man TT, popularity soared, and Indian became the […]

Touring Canada by Bike

For those who are going to cross the border into Canada, going through customs can be easy. These days using a car licence to get through is not enough, but your passport will suffice. Be careful of what you take with you; firearms are out. You will be asked the standard questions, such as where […]

Riding Vietnam

Before setting off for Vietnam, make sure you are aware of the licence requirements and the laws of the road. For any bike over 50cc, a driver’s licence is required. Ensure your country is a party to the 1968 convention for International Drivers Licence and register your consent with them. You may get away without […]

Motorbikes from Russia and Europe

The motorcycle brand most famous across the European continent is the Ural, which was made in Russia in the latter half of the 1920s. Nearly 11 million have been manufactured. The first Soviet bike to be exported to the Netherlands and the British Isles was the Planeta Sport, which has proved to be a winner. […]

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