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Q: In the Eastern world, the Honda Shadow is manufactured under a different model name. What is the name?

A: The Steed. 

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Q: Which motorcycle manufacturing company marketed a bike under the name “Royal Star”?

A: Yamaha. The company introduced the Royal Star in 1996 

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Q:  In 1973 Harley-Davidson built a second manufacturing plant. Which city and state was the plant built in?

A: York, Pennsylvania. 

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Q:  Which motorcycle company is the oldest in the United States?

A: Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company. Established in 1901.

 

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1901: First Indian Model

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2014: Indian Chief

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Q:
  What was the world’s first “production” motorcycle?

A: The Hilberand & Wolfmuller Motorrad was a 1488cc 2.5hp motorcycle made in Germany 1894

 

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Q:  In 1988 Honda released the Goldwing GL1500. In what year did they release the next Goldwing series and what was the model named?

A: The year was 2001 & the model name was the GL1800. (For this series the engine was increased to 1,832 cc. The frame was also changed to a high strength aluminum which allowed a decrease in the weight of the bike.)

 

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Q: What kind of motorcycle did Arnold Schwarzenegger ride in the movie “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”?

A: Harley Davidson Fat Boy

 

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Q: When did Kawasaki get into the motorcycle business?

A: Kawasaki purchased the Meguro motorcycle company in 1960 and created its first motorcycle in 1962.

 

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Q: In what year did the Daytona Beach Bike Week begin?

A: The bike rally began in 1937

 

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Daytona Beach Bike Week

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Q: What type of motorcycle was used in the 1977 NBC television show CHiPs?

A: Kawasaki KZ-1000P

 

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Q:
 How many states require all motorcyclists to wear helmets?

A: 21 States (Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, District of Columbia)

When buying a motorcycle helmet you should always buy one that has been certified for use by the US Department of Transportation as these are much safer than helmets that have not passed federal performance tests. Despite this fact, approximately 14% of motorcyclists in the US use non-compliant helmets.

 

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Q: When was the first Honda Goldwing released to the world?

A: The Goldwing debuted in October of 1974 at the Cologne Motorcycle Show, but was released in 1975.

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Q: Where is the Harley Davidson museum located? And what year did it open?

A: Milwaukee, WI and 2008

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View the official museum page

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Q: In the 1975 film, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, what type of Harley Davidson does “Eddie” ride out of the deep freeze of Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s lair.

A: Harley Davidson WLA

 

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