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August 02, 2010
Kawasaki Motorcycle History
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

Kawasaki Heavy Industries traces its history back to 1896 when it was founded by Shozo Kawasaki. The company’s chief occupation has been shipbuilding, railroad rolling stock, and electrical generating plants. It wasn’t until 1960 that Kawasaki took over Meguro motorcycles, which was a major producer of motorcycles in Japan and was the only company there […]

June 28, 2010
Honda Motorcycle History
Posted in: Bike Reviews
by Riders Plus

Soichiro Honda started the Honda motorcycle manufacturing company in 1946 in order to produce cheap transportation for people after World War II ended. Honda developed their own 50cc engine after initially using old army engines. Honda’s CB models were the first international success stories for the company, starting with 250cc and 305cc models in the […]

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