Types of Motorcycles
Motorcycles come in different flavors and it has added to
the popularity of this type of vehicle. Because of its
variety, it is able to cater to a wide range of customers.
Below is a list of the most popular types of motorcycles
and a description of how one is unlike the other.
1. Road bike
– is a type of bike that is designed to run on paved roads.
Under this are several sub-categories which include
cruisers and sport bikes. Cruisers are the ones that are
usually associated with the leather-clad group of bikers
called Hells Angels. Sport bikes meanwhile are those that
are capable of high speeds.
2. Off-road bike
– while road bikes are for paved roads, this type can take
a lot of punishment in rough-road situations. To do this,
they are equipped with smaller engines and with a design
focused on the suspension. They are typically used in
sporting events such as the motocross and enduro racing.
– is a marriage between road and off-road bikes. A
dual-sport can handle rough roads very well and at the same
time has the ability to be used in paved road conditions.
– is a much simpler type of motorcycle compared to the ones
mentioned above. They usually don’t have a clutch unlike
other motorcycles and have running boards onto where the
riders can rest their feet while riding.
– recalls the early days of the motorcycle by fitting a
small engine to a bicycle. They are popular in Asia where
they are also known as underbone motorcycles.