Tag: history

A Brief History Of The Yamaha Motorcycle

Although the first Yamaha motorcycle didn’t appear until the mid fifties, the company’s history dates back to 1887, when the father of the company, Torakusa Yamaha began producing red organs. The Yamaha Motor Corporation sprang into life on July 1st 1955, and remains part of the Yamaha Group. It has grown to be the second largest motorcycle manufacturer in the… Read more →

The History Of Suzuki Gsx R1000 Motorcycle

The GSX-R1000 is a sport bike from Suzuki’s GSX-R series of motorcycles. It was introduced in 2001 to replace the GSX-R1100 and is powered by a liquid-cooled 999 cc inline four-cylinder, four-stroke engine. For 2001, Suzuki introduced a new GSX-R model that replaced the largest and most powerful model of the GSX-R series sport bike, the GSX-R1100, with the all… Read more →

History of Ducati 916

Rarely has a motorcycle combined style and speed to such devastating effect as Ducati’s 916. The Italian V-twin’s blend of breathtaking beauty, thunderous engine performance and sublime handling made it an instant hit on the bike’s launch in 1994. The first development of the 916 model family can be traced back to the development of the four-valve Ducati engine, the… Read more →

Army Jeep History

Jeep: funny name serious vehicle. The origins and rise of the Jeep from its early days as a military vehicle to today’s use as a major brand of SUV follow a path through history making events in the twentieth century. Today, Jeeps have a wide fan base with people from a variety of backgrounds. What is the appeal of the… Read more →