Manufacturers

  • ‚ÄčKTM-Sportmotorcycle AG

    Since first appearing 60-years ago in the Six Days Enduro they have been a dominant force – once a sea of blue (the old brand colour) it is now a sea of orange. Only KTM and Husqvarna are still in production from the dozens of original trial & endure manufacturers...

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  • Triumph Motorcycles Ltd

    Triumph has emerged from bankruptcy to become an incredible British success story. It has survived a roller coaster 120 years to become the world's longest continuous production motorcycle manufacturer and the largest in the UK...

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  • Harley-Davidson Inc.

    Harley loves head… Flathead, Panhead, Knucklehead, Shovelhead, Fathead, Blockhead… You get the gist. And then there’s the Glides… Endlessly customizable (US English) and capable of consuming all of your spare time and money...

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  • Suzuki Motor Company

    The first Suzuki Hayabusa hit 194mph; a good 10-15mph faster than its rival the Honda CBR 1100 Blackbird. Interestingly, the name Hayabusa is Japanese for ‘peregrine falcon’ a bird that preys on blackbirds!

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  • Ducati Motor Holdings

    Ducati initially started in 1926 as a family business making parts for radios, based in Bologna, Italy. The famous Borgo Panigale factory was built in 1936 and the Panigale name has since become synonymous with the ‘Red Rockets’ and of course the flagship work-of-art that is the 1299R superbike...

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  • Honda Motor Co.

    The companies’ founder, life-long petrol head and engineer Soichiro Honda, launched the first proper Honda motorcycle, the D-Type (Dream) 2-stroke 98cc in 1949. The company has consistently been the largest manufacturer of motorcycles since the ‘60s...

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  • Yamaha Motor Company

    Torakusu Yamaha, was born in 1851 in Nagasaki, Japan. Having studied engineering, he eventually turned his skills to making musical instruments. This required many hours of fine-tuning, hence the three tuning forks in the Yamaha logo...

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