You may be a motorbike lover. The facts associated with the motorbike riding styles and their looks will surely amaze you. Many facts are associated with the evolution of motorbikes. Today we have brought such interesting and yet amazing facts for the motorbike lovers. You will really feel amazed with such facts Here are a few of them:
- Gregory Dunham built and rode the first tallest bike, which is listed in the Guinness Book of World Record. The height of the bike was around 11 feet from the ground, the tyres of the motorbike were almost 6 feet tall and the weight of the bike was 2.94 tons
- Reitwagen was the very first motorbike. Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach built the bike in 1885 in Germany. The bike was gas powered and it gave a new way to current automobile industry.
- Oleg Rogov built the longest motorbike in Russia, on 19 December, 2005. This longest motorbike was over 31 feet.
- Handoumi based Tom Wiberg built the smallest bike and he named it wordldandrsquo. The seat of the bike was just 2.55 inches off the ground and it’s wheels were 0f just 3.14 inches base. The speed of the bike was 1.24 mph and it was rode by Tom upto 32.8 feets.
- Billy Baxter set the record on August 2, 2003 for a motorbike ride as blind solo land speed rider at 164.87 mph. He lost his eyesight when he was in Bosnia.
- Hou Jun set a world record of riding a longest motorbike ride through a fire tunnel. He made the record on August 2, 2003 in Changchun city, Jillin Province, China. The length of the flaming tunnel was 178 ft 19 inches.
- The longest backward motorbike driving record was broken by Hou Xiaobin, from Binzhou City, China on 4 October, 2006. He rode the motorbike 93.21 miles in backward direction.
- Indian Army Signal Corps built the largest motorbike pyramid on 5 July, 2001 in Jabalpur, India. They travelled 424 feet on 10 motorbikes and were 201 in all. The name of the team was Dare Devils.
- The longest motorbike jump record of Eval Kneivalandrsquo was broken by Robbie Maddison in Las Vegas in the January month of 2008. He jumped his bike 277 feet.
- On 8 December, 2002 the largest Harley Davidson parade was conducted in Denver for charity. There were 2,118 riders in all in the parade.
There are even more facts associated with motorbikes. Keep on reading our blogs, we always come up with latest information about motorbikes.