MOTORCYCLES Ida Made Santika Kusuma Yogi XII IPA 2/13 2011
SUB TITTLE Hystori of motorcycles Kind Function Who used motorcycle ? Effec
Hystori of Motorcycle The first motorcycle created by the German engineer Gottlieb Daimler in 1885 when he installed a machine with complete combustion of wood on a bicycle which he designs himself. The bike has four wheels, including two additional wheels (like a bicycle wheel in children). Daimler's son became the first person to ride a motorcycle when he tried his father's creations on the date of 10 November 1885 at speeds approaching 10Kpj. Some motorcycle models introduced later on in Germany, France and the UK with a focus on the development of its practicality as a means of transportation. In 1903, Arthur Davidson and his brother Walter with his neighbor William Harley Harley-Davidson made the first. A year later they started producing motorcycles for sale. 1909 Harley-Davidson V-Twin engine introduces the first, which has two cylinders with a configuration like the letter "V". The machine has great sound, rumble and impress the males, these machines soon became a classic American machines. During 1914, the basic shape of the modern motorcycle began to take shape. The form includes the laying of the engine between the front and rear wheels and a chain to mentransger power from the engine to the rear wheels. During World War I (1914-1918), the bike proved to be a formidable means of transportation for American and European military, able to reduce the burden on the highway and capable of carrying a communication tool is much more to the front lines of battle. After the war, widespread use of motorcycles to Europe and America. Until the 1950s, most North American motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson or by British companies such as Birmingham Small Arms Company (BSA), Norton, and Triumph. Period 1960 and 1970, Japanese companies like Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha, began to introduce a motorcycle with the engine and suspension development and they are able to compete with motor manufacturers Sudak there first. Later, a motorcycle with a 4 stroke engine 750 to 1200 cc engine that powered their production will dominate the market for highway motorcycles, while machine 2 step air-cc 250 to 500 will dominate the market off-road motorcycle.