Honda Motorcycle History and a Quiz Too

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Learn Honda Motorcycle History and a Honda Quiz Too

This gives a history lesson and about Honda motorcycles. It is of a series of motorcycle history and quizzes.

Some may think already know a lot about its history and its machines. Perhaps you like to take a quiz on history and skip the rest of article. That’s OK.

You may want to back later for more

Here’s your chance to the Honda Motorcycle History now. However, I hope you first want to read about Honda motorcycle before you take the Honda

The following is a short potpourri of the of Honda motorcycles.

Use it to satisfy yourself that you Honda history now or as a stepping to learning more Honda history later on. There be a quiz at the end.

New riders of are familiar with the current but may not be aware of the history of a given manufacturer. Most people that Honda makes In fact, in 2001 the Honda was the best selling car in America. began with one man and a dream.

The was an empire of motorcycles, cars, and

Soichiro Honda was born in in Komyo, Prefecture of Shizuoka, near Mt. Fuji. He was the oldest of children and not at all fond of school. His felt that learning was done by hands-on training than in a formalized school Honda was a con-conforming child and did he could to set himself apart others.

He quickly developed self-assurance and with technical things.

first worked with At 15, he was an apprentice in an automobile workshop. He develop a racing car and was its rider-mechanic.

He built his own supercharged 4-cylinder and set a speed record in 1936. same day, he wrecked the ending his racing career.

He making car piston rings but had since he knew no metallurgy. He saw the for more schooling but seemed to learn enough to make his more successful. During he worked in a factory making propellers more efficient.

After the war he sold his piston business to Toyota to finance a new to put the Japanese back on wheels. He 500 generator motors and set upon motorized bicycles. He then his own 50cc two-… engine.

He Honda Motor Company, Ltd in His first true motorcycle was the D in 1949. He renamed it the Honda D. Then came the Dream E, his 4-… 146cc engine.

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In he produced the Super Cub that sold 30 million machines four decades. It was part part motorcycle.

The company and in 1959, Honda established the Honda Motor Company in Los CA. His first import into was the Dream Sport 300. The Benly Super Sport was in 1959.

The concept of You meet the nicest on a Honda was introduced in an advertising in the ’60s and motivated many of non-motorcyclists to begin riding

In many ways Honda wait for a market demand. He it by producing machines that he riders would want. are the 1959 Benly, the 1961 Super Hawk, the 1969 and the 1975 Gold Wing

Known as an engineering-oriented company, learned that it needed to listening to its customers more The whole development of the Gold was fed by customer feedback.

Honda in 1973 and distanced himself the company to let others lead. He in 1991 at age 84.

The Guggenheim Museum presented the The Art of the Motorcycle, in 1998. Seven motorcycles were honored in show and in the accompanying book of the name. Those were: Honda CB92 Benly Sport 125cc, 1962 CR110 50cc, 1963 C100 Super Cub 49cc, Honda CB750 Four 1975 Honda GL1000 Wing 999cc, 1983 VF750F Interceptor 748cc, and Honda EXP-2 402cc.

is extensive historical information Soichiro Honda and his dream to machines for the masses. Many of his used the word Dream in names. Even today, the slogan is The Power of Dreams.

short history of Honda scratches the surface in revealing dream. It was a big one.

So, do you know the difference between a and a Benly? Take the short trivia quiz on Honda This should be as easy as your Honda Gold at a Vespa scooter rally.


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