Types of Motorcycles – Ducati and Harley Davidson

Types of Motorcycles – Ducati and Harley Davidson

When it comes to motorbikes, can you differentiate your Ducati from Harley Davidson? If you are new to the motorcycle segment then it is very obvious that you would be overwhelmed by the number of options available. Your decision of choosing a particular bike for yourself will depend on the type of riding that you indulge in, how often you need to use the bike and the amount that you want to spend for acquiring it, meaning your budget. You need to ask yourself questions relating to these if you are planning to purchase a motorbike.

The first kind of bike is the sports bike. These bikes, although being extremely powerful, are still made legal for the public streets because they are just a step away from those powerful full-fledged race bikes. Some modifications are made to these sports bikes in order to make them safer for public roads. Because these bikes are built for speed therefore their shapes would definitely be different from the shapes of regular bikes and the rider needs to be in a ‘tucked’ position. However, if you are looking for something that is suitable for long distance riding then you should stay away from sports bikes.

Touring bikes or full dressers or simply dressers are bikes that are meant for the purpose of long distance riding. The engines of these bikes are comparatively more silent and the seats are extremely plush so as to make the long distance ride easier and more comfortable. This kind of bike has large fairings, which prevents fatigue in drivers and it also provides a good protection against the wind. These bikes come with airbags, radios, mp3 players, trip navigation computers and a number of other gadgets meant to enhance the driving experience.

Standard bikes are the ‘jack-of-all-trade’ kind of bike because they are not just meant to perform one particular function but a series of operations. These bikes, although not as powerful as sports bikes, are still considered to be fun enough to ride on country roads. Carrying a small load is usually possible with this kind of bike. Bikes that comes under the category of ‘standard bikes’ usually require the driver to ride in an up-right position and its ergonomics are quite friendly too. These bikes are perfect as commuter bikes.

If you are a daredevil kind of person and you want to purchase an adventurer’s bike then your best bet would be a dual sport motorcycle. These are great for the highways because they have extremely large mirrors, gauges and gas tank. Also, their tires are designed in such a way that they can put up with dirt and uneven terrain for a long time. Since these are extremely tough they are quite reliable and this is a safety feature in itself.

Cruisers are meant for long distance riding and the motors of these bikes have a lot of low-end torque. These bikes are sort of heavy and so they don’t have good cornering clearance. However they are comfortable and quite easy to ride.”

So, now that you are aware of various kinds of bikes, you can go ahead and choose one that would suit your needs.

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For more information about Ducati and for Harley Davidson please visit our corporate website http://www.shopatindia.com

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