The creation of the motorcycle was in 1800's, just as the first modern car. This motorcycle was created with the same designed as the regular bikes were designed. The difference between the motorcycle, and a safe bicycle was that this motorcycle had a steam engine attached to the frame.
The creators or persons who are given credit as the builders of this steam engine motorcycle was Pierre Michaux who created the motorcycle in Europe, then there was Sylvester H. Roper who also developed a steam engine twin cylinder motorcycle in American around the same time, that Pierre Michaux created his motorcycle. Also, there were many other individuals, who tried their hand at creating, building motorcycles throughout history. As with any history of motorcycles or history of anything, history sometimes will be recorded, by different people, viewing, seeing things differently.
The motorcycle is used for different activities, in war time they were used to carry, deliver messages. Just as horses were replaced by modern day car, so the motorcycle replaced the horse and rider during the war, delivering and carrying messages as well. In peace time the motorcycle used as a recreation and racing transportation.
Most people today use a motorcycle as a recreation vehicle, they say that riding a motorcycle, they feel free, not confined as they would, riding or being a car. They say that they like, the maneuverability that a motorcycle has, that a car does not have. There was one major law introduced regarding motorcycle riding. Because motorcycle riders suffered major, severe injuries to their bodies, head in traffic accidents. A law was introduced and passed, that made it mandatory for motorcycle riders to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle.
Throughout the history of the motorcycle, the design of the motorcycle went through many different designs, changes, because of the different manufacturers building, creating the motorcycle. In the early 1900's a company named Harley Davidson, became the biggest manufacturer of motorcycles. Later on German, Japanese manufacturers overtook Harley Davidson lead, they became the biggest manufacturers of a motorcycle. In recent years, there are other manufacturers of motorcycles, that have been in the market before, who are making better and better designs for motorcycles riders, buyers to have a real choice of the next, best motorcycles yet to come.
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