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  Motorcycle Mechanic School. Find The School That Is Right For You.
Motorcycle Mechanic Work: Motorcycle mechanics repair and overhaul motorcycle engines, ignition systems, motorcycle engine fluids, brakes, and tires, and in some cases they also are involved in body repair.
Motorcycle mechanics may be involved in repairing street bikes, dirt bikes, ATVs, mopeds, and other types of motorized two wheel devices.
In addition, motorcycle mechanics must be comfortable using the computerized tools essential to rapid diagnosis and repair of motorcycle engine problems.
www.motorcycle-mechanic-school.com   (257 words)

  Motorcycle Accident Lawyers - Motorcycle Accident Attorneys
Chances are you will be involved in at least one motorcycle accident or truck accident in your lifetime, and you'll probably be injured at least once in your lifetime due to a motorcycle accident or truck accident.
motorcycle accidents are the leading cause of injury and death for drivers under the age of 34 years, and the number of people over the age of 34 years injured and killed in motorcycle accidents is also alarmingly high.
motorcycle accidents, at least one injury is involved, which is why motorcycle accidents are one of the top personal injury claims filed in civil courts these days.
www.lawinfo.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/Client.lawarea/categoryid/1178   (1077 words)

  Motorcycle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Motorcycles are one of the cheapest and most widespread forms of motorised transport for many parts of the world.
The inspiration for the earliest motorcycles, and arguably the first motorcycle, was designed and built by the German inventors Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Cannstatt (since 1905 a city district of Stuttgart) in 1885.
The chassis (or frame) of a motorcycle is typically made from welded aluminium or steel (or an alloy) struts, with the rear suspension being an integral component in the design.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Motorcycle   (2565 words)

 Motorcycle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the absence of a fairing or windshield, a phenomenon known as the 'windsock effect' occurs at speeds above 100 km/h, where the rider becomes a major source of drag and is pushed back from the handlebars, tiring the rider.
Modern designs have the two wheels of a motorcycle connected to the chassis by a suspension arrangement, however ' chopper' style motorcycles often elect to forego rear suspension ("rigid frame").
The rear suspension supports the ' swingarm', which is attached via the 'swingarm pivot bolt' to the frame and holds the axle of the rear wheel.
paloweb.com /wikipedia.asp?l=en&pages=Motorcycle   (2570 words)

 Motorcycle Safety
Motorcycle fatalities represent approximately five percent of all highway fatalities each year, yet motorcycles represent just two percent of all registered vehicles in the United States.
An estimated 33 percent of motorcycle operators killed in traffic crashes are not licensed or are improperly licensed to operate a motorcycle.
By not obtaining a motorcycle operator license, riders are bypassing the only method they and state licensing agencies have to ensure they have the knowledge and skill needed to safely and skillfully operate a motorcycle.
www.nhtsa.dot.gov /people/injury/pedbimot/motorcycle/motosafety.html   (2091 words)

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Many of the causes of motorcycle crashes may be attributed to lack of experience or failure to appreciate the inherent operating characteristics and limitations of the motorcycle.
An estimated one-third of motorcycle operators killed in crashes are not licensed or are improperly licensed to operate a motorcycle.8 Being licensed to operate a car does not qualify a person to operate a motorcycle.
Motorcycle helmets have a hard outer shell that distributes the force of an impact to protect the skull and prevents objects from piercing it.
www.nhtsa.dot.gov /people/injury/pedbimot/motorcycle/safebike/anatomy.html   (656 words)

Motorcycle license plates are issued according to piston displacement:150cc and above and less than 150cc.
The motorcycle sticker must be attached to the upperright corner of the plate.
Motorcycle license plates are multi-year and may be displayed on passenger vehicles, trucks and vans weighing 8,000 pounds or less and Sport Utility Vehicles.
www.cyberdriveillinois.com /departments/vehicles/license_plate_guide/standard_plates/motorcycle.html   (330 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Motorcycles Work"
Motorcycles are motorized vehicles for transporting one or two riders.
Generally, a motorcycle has only two wheels, but any vehicle with fewer than four wheels in contact with the ground can be classified as a motorcycle.
In 1917, roughly one-third of all Harley-Davidson motorcycles produced were sold to the U.S. military; in 1918, that figure rose to 50 percent.
auto.howstuffworks.com /motorcycle.htm   (431 words)

 USATODAY.com - Motorcycle deaths rise sharply   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Motorcycle fatalities nationwide have surged to their highest levels since 1987, even as overall highway deaths continue to decline.
Last year, 4,008 motorcycle riders were killed in highway accidents, up 7.9% from 2003 and 89% higher than in 1997, according to a new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report.
The increase in motorcycle deaths has spurred Congress to add $3 million to a federal transportation bill for a study on motorcycle crashes.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2005-08-08-motorcycle-deaths_x.htm?csp=34   (438 words)

 Motorcycle Ohio : Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The test may be terminated due to equipment failure, point accumulation, falling or dropping the motorcycle, disregard for instructions, committing an unsafe act or failure to understand or follow instructions.
If your motorcycle qualifies, you may contact Motorcycle Ohio with supporting documentation two weeks in advance of the class and request inspection and approval to ride your motorcycle during the course.
PLEASE NOTE: Motorcycle Ohio reserves the right to accept or reject any motorcycle and the decision of Motorcycle Ohio, the Instructor or the Sponsor(s) is final.
www.motorcycle.ohio.gov /information.html   (1491 words)

 Motorcycle :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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sukanah.org /motorcycle.html   (262 words)

 Motorcycle Rentals New Zealand, Motorcycle Tours New Zealand : Motorcycles New Zealand Ltd
Motorcycles New Zealand is New Zealand owned and operated and can supply you with a low kilometre motorcycle from our modern (not aged)rental fleet for your next vacation or motorcycle tour 'down under'.
Our motorcycle rental rates start from $130 per day according to the time of year, the length of your hire period and your choice of bike.
Motorcycles New Zealand has a range of guided motorcycle tours to best meet your needs, riding skills and interests.
www.motorcyclesnewzealand.co.nz   (543 words)

 Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles :: Motorcycle FAQ
Locations, dates, times and other details for the motorcycle skills test, and locations, dates, times and other details to register for a safety course can both be found at www.abateofindiana.org online or by calling 1-800-232-2283.
To be issued a temporary motorcycle learner's permit you must present a proof of enrollment form/card from an approved motorcycle safety course, proper identification from the BMV document list, pass vision screening test, have a parent sign financial liability (if applicable) and pay the appropriate fee.
NOTE: The temporary motorcycle learner permit is only valid for a period of one year, therefore keep in mind that it might expire before the rider reaches the age of 16 years and 30 days.
www.in.gov /bmv/driverlicense/motofaq.htm   (1077 words)

 Motorcycle Information
Motorcycle: A vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground; the term does not include a tractor nor does it include 3-wheel all-terrain vehicles.
An applicant for an original motorcycle license (see below for motor-driven cycle) must be at least 16 years of age and must have held an instruction permit for a minimum of 6 months, if under the age of 18.
A motorcycle helmet that meets or exceeds established standards must be worn at all times the applicant, regardless of age, is on the motorcycle or motor-driven cycle.
www.state.ak.us /local/akpages/ADMIN/dmv/akol/motor.htm   (554 words)

 Art of the Motorcycle in Orlando - MotorcycleUSA.com
Guggenheim Foundation Director Thomas Krens has written, "The motorcycle is a perfect metaphor for the 20th century...Invented at the beginning of the industrial age, its evolution tracks the main currents of modernity.
The exhibition is organized chronologically: the first section, "Inventing the Motorcycle: 1868-1919," considers the motorcycle in the context of other major inventions of the era: the railroad, electricity and cinema.
Finally, "Retro/Revolutionary: 1993-2004" traces the different routes recently taken in motorcycle design: from the grunge aesthetic, in which motorcycles have been stripped of their traditional trappings, to designs which both restate and update ideas from past decades.
www.motorcycle-usa.com /Article_Page.aspx?ArticleID=1792&Page=1   (686 words)

 Motorcycles, motorcycle clothing, moto vision bulbs, helmets, spares, accessories, parts, quads, rider training, ...
Motorcycles, motorcycle clothing, moto vision bulbs, helmets, spares, accessories, parts, quads, rider training, breakers, insurance and scooters and more.
The Motorcycle Diary is packed with pithy quotes and amusing pictures which you won’t have seen anywhere else.
If your club is featured on in the Motorcycle Clubs and Organisations Section of our website we will give you a 10% discount on any purchases from our online shop.
www.motorcycle-uk.com   (402 words)

 Lightning Customs Biker Events and Rallies Shirts : CafePress.com
As we have expanded our motorcycle event information to include more biker events and rallies in every state, we have been asked to provide shirts with our bike rally logo on it.
In order to also give you an extensive motorcycle events list, we are now asking you to e-mail us at SFlores@LightningCustoms.com to find out how to be listed on our motorcycle event page.
We are going to keep adding motorcycle rides and events until we have an extensive list that we can categorize by state and subcategorize alphabetically.
www.cafepress.com /motorcycleevent   (500 words)

 Vanson Leathers New Cobra 2 Leather Motorcycle Jackets Feature New Patented Ventilation and Armor Capability that ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The new Vanson Leathers Cobra 2 (COB2) leather motorcycle jacket continues that tradition with new innovations in comfort and safety.
Vanson Leathers is America’s largest manufacturer of leather motorcycle jackets and motorcycle riding apparel for men and women.
Motorcycle leather has evolved quickly over the last thirty years and Vanson Leathers has led the way.
www.prweb.com /releases/2005/9/prweb284858.htm   (484 words)

 Motorcycle club search results   (Site not responding. Last check: )
ABATE is NOT a club or a motorcycle gang; It is a group of people who are opposed to unreasonable governmental control of their lives and activities.
We encourage family riding and we're open to riders of all makes of motorcycles, men and women alike who are interested in fellowship and the promotion of a positive motorcycling image.If you are in the area, please give us a call.
H.o.A.M.E. is dedicated to the enjoyment of motorcycling, the camaraderie among the participants for their greater good, and the promotion of the sport in general.
www.motorcycle.net /cgi-bin/clubdbase.cgi   (11964 words)

 Motorcycle - Gizmodo
Not only was he invincible, but he also got to ride around on a flaming motorcycle.
File this one under "Why didn't anybody do this sooner?" Yamaha's prototype isn't quite the first motorcycle airbag, but the first motorcycle airbag for your, er, tender nuggets.
Their advanced safety scooter, designated the ASV-3, has a multi-chambered air bag rigged between your legs, under the seat, to open in the case of a crash, thus protecting your most prized possessions.
www.gizmodo.com /gadgets/motorcycle   (472 words)

 Motorcycle License
Operation of a motorcycle or motor driven cycle in the State of Illinois requires a valid license with the proper classification.
Applicants under 18 years of age who present an IDOT Motorcycle Rider Course Student Completion Card will also be required to take the drive examination.
First time motorcycle applicants who do not hold a valid Illinois driver's license will be required to successfully complete a vision screening, written (basic and motorcycle) exam and a drive examination.
www.sos.state.il.us /departments/drivers/drivers_license/motorcycle.html   (179 words)

 III - Motorcycle Insurance
Whether or not this is included depends on the laws of your state and the company issuing the policy.
Multibike discounts for those insuring more than one bike, organization discounts, if you’re a member of a motorcycle association, and mature rider discounts for experienced riders, are just a few possibilities.
Keep in mind that the type, style (such as a sports bike vs. a cruiser) and age of the motorcycle, as well as the number of miles you drive a year and where you store your bike may also affect how much you pay for your premium.
www.iii.org /individuals/other/insurance/motorcycle   (729 words)

 Oregon DMV Motorcycle Permit & Endorsement
A motorcycle instruction permit authorizes the operation of any motorcycle during daylight hours when under the supervision of a person who is at least 21 years of age, who has a valid license with a motorcycle endorsement, who is riding a separate motorcycle, and is in visual contact with the permit holder.
A motorcycle instruction permit is valid for one year from the date of issuance.
A Basic Rider Training Completion Card from TEAM OREGON Motorcycle Safety Program, dated within the last 2 years, waives both the motorcycle knowledge test and on-cycle drive test.
www.oregon.gov /ODOT/DMV/driverid/motorcycle.shtml   (706 words)

 Motorcycle-Superstore - Help & Information
A) Motorcycle Superstore requires your Internet browser to accept cookies in order to access the personalized portions of our website such as the shopping cart and Your Account.
Cookies are small bits of information that are sent by a website to be stored in your web browser, so that the cookie can later be read back from your browser the next time you return to that website.
If you own a motorcycle store you are certainly welcome to order from us, however, the prices will be the same as the ones advertised online.
www.motorcycle-superstore.com /storehelp.aspx?ID=17&F=1   (1607 words)

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