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Air-cooled engines rely on the circulation of air directly over hot parts of the engine to cool them.
AJP Motos is a Portuguese manufacturer of enduro and off-road motorcycles using single-cylinder 4-stroke engines of 125cc, 200cc, 240cc, 250cc and 650cc capacity.
AJS was the name used for cars and motorcycles made by the Wolverhampton, England, company A. J. Stevens & Co.
An all-terrain vehicle (ATV), also known as a quad, quad bike, three-wheeler, four-wheeler or quadricycle as defined by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a vehicle that travels on low-pressure tires, with a seat that is straddled by the operator, along with handlebars for steering control.
The AMA Motocross Championship is an American motorcycle racing series.
The AMA Supercross Championship is an American motorcycle racing series.
The Amateur Motorcycle Association (AMCA) is a non-profit making governing body for off road motorcycling sport in the United Kingdom.
The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) is an American nonprofit organization of more than 200,000 motorcyclists that organizes numerous motorcycling activities and campaigns for motorcyclists' legal rights.
Apollo (Attic, Ionic, and Homeric Greek: Ἀπόλλων, Apollōn (Ἀπόλλωνος); Doric: Ἀπέλλων, Apellōn; Arcadocypriot: Ἀπείλων, Apeilōn; Aeolic: Ἄπλουν, Aploun; Apollō) is one of the most important and complex of the Olympian deities in classical Greek and Roman religion and Greek and Roman mythology.
Aprilia is an Italian motorcycle company, one of the brands owned by Piaggio.
Asphalt concrete (commonly called asphalt, blacktop, or pavement in North America, and tarmac, bitumen macadam or rolled asphalt in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) is a composite material commonly used to surface roads, parking lots, airports, as well as the core of embankment dams.
ATK is a motorcycle and all terrain vehicle manufacturer in Centerville, Utah, USA.
The Auto-Cycle Union (ACU) is the governing body of motorcycle sport in Great Britain, including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, but excluding Northern Ireland.
Česká zbrojovka (ČZ a.s.) is a Czech company producing components for the automobile industry and former firearms manufacturer also known for making ČZ motorcycles.
Batumi State Maritime Academy (BSMA, ბათუმის სახელმწიფო საზღვაო აკადემია) is an internationally accredited higher-education maritime school in Batumi, Georgia.
Beach racing is an offshoot of enduro and motocross racing.
Established in 1911, Benelli is one of the oldest Italian motorcycle manufacturers.
Beta is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer, specialising in off-road motorcycles.
The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA) was a major British industrial combine, a group of businesses manufacturing military and sporting firearms; bicycles; motorcycles; cars; buses and bodies; steel; iron castings; hand, power, and machine tools; coal cleaning and handling plants; sintered metals; and hard chrome process.
BMW Motorrad is the motorcycle brand of the German company BMW, part of its Corporate and Brand Development division.
Bultaco was a Spanish manufacturer of two-stroke motorcycles from 1958 to 1983.
Cagiva was an Italian motorcycle manufacturer.
Camberley is a town in Surrey, England, southwest of Central London, between the M3 and M4 motorways.
Can-Am is a motorcycle production division of BRP, Bombardier Recreational Products, a Canadian corporation.
The Canadian Motorcycle Association was founded in 1946.
CMRC (Canadian Motorsport Racing Club) is Canada's largest motocross racing organization and a league for the top riders of the country.
Metalurgia Casal was the largest Portuguese motorcycle manufacturer, based in Aveiro.
Clews Competition Machines or CCM for short, is a British motorcycle manufacturer based in Bolton, England.
Cooper was a motorcycle company that built off-road motorcycles in Mexico.
David Geoffrey Bickers (17 January 1938 – 6 July 2014) was an English Grand Prix motocross racer from Coddenham, Suffolk.
Derbi is a manufacturer of motorcycles, scooters, mopeds and recreational all-terrain vehicles produced by Nacional Motor S.A.U., a Spanish subsidiary of Piaggio & Co. SpA.
DMSB or Deutscher Motor Sport Bund e. V. is Germany's motor racing governing body, formerly known as Oberste Nationale Sportbehörde (ONS).
DKW (Dampf-Kraft-Wagen, steam-powered car) is a German car and motorcycle marque.
Enduro is a form of motorcycle sport run on extended cross-country, off-road courses.
FAMEL - Fabrica de Produtos Metalicos Lda, was one of the largest Portuguese moped manufacturers between 1960s and 1980s.
The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM, International Motorcycling Federation) is the global governing/sanctioning body of motorcycle racing.
The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) was founded in 1971 and is a long-standing member of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) and the Federation International de l’Automobile (FIA), the world bodies for 2/3 and 4 wheeler motor sport respectively.
FN (Fabrique Nationale de Herstal) is a Belgian company established in 1889 to make arms and ammunition, and from 1901 to 1967 was also a motorcycle manufacturer.
A four-stroke (also four-cycle) engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning the crankshaft.
Freestyle motocross (also known as FMX) is a variation on the sport of motocross in which motorcycle riders attempt to impress judges with jumps and stunts.
Gas Gas is a Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, specialising in off-road motorbikes.
Gavin Trippe (born 1940 in England) is a motorcycle racing promoter, journalist, and publisher who was inducted to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2005.
The AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country Series is an American motorcycle racing series.
Greeves Motorcycles was a British motorcycle manufacturer founded by Bert Greeves which produced a range of road machines, and later competition mounts for observed trials, scrambles and road racing.
Harley-Davidson, Inc. (H-D), or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer, founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903.
Hodaka was a joint Japanese and American company that manufactured motorcycles from 1964 to 1978.
is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
Husaberg was a manufacturer of enduro motorcycles with four and two-stroke engines, the displacements ranging from 125 cc to 650 cc.
Husqvarna Motorcycles GmbH (marketed as Husqvarna and often pronounced as /hαs:ki'værna/ has-kee-varna) designs, engineers, manufactures and distributes motocross, enduro, supermoto and street motorcycles.
Joël Robert (born 26 November 1943 in Châtelet, Belgium) is a Belgian former professional motocross racer who won the 250cc Motocross World Championship six times including five times in succession from 1968 to 1972.
Kawasaki motorcycles are manufactured by the Motorcycle & Engine division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries at plants in Japan, USA, Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.
KTM AG (the former KTM Sportmotorcycle AG) is an Austrian motorcycle and sports car manufacturer owned by KTM Industries AG and Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is an American outdoor sports stadium located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States.
For the manga series, see Maico 2010. Maicowerk A.G. was a West German motorcycle manufacturer.
Matchless is one of the oldest marques of British motorcycles, manufactured in Plumstead, London, between 1899 and 1966.
Monark, also known as Cykelfabriken Monark AB and Monark AB, is a Swedish bicycle, moped and motorcycle manufacturer, established in Varberg, Sweden 1908 by the industrialist Birger Svensson.
Montesa Honda is the Spanish subsidiary of Honda, which assembles several models of motorcycles, bicycles and parts at its Barcelona plant.
Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits.
FIM Motocross World Championship is the premier championship of motocross racing, organized by the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), currently divided into two distinct classes: MX1 and MX2.
A motorcycle frame is a motorcycle's core structure.
Motorcycle racing (also called moto racing and motorbike racing) is the motorcycle sport of racing motorcycles.
Motorcycle trials, also known as observed trials, is a non-speed event on specialized motorcycles.
MTH racing engines are two-stroke lightweight engines, built by an Austrian company, MTH.
The Norton Motorcycle Company (formerly Norton Motors, Ltd.) is a British motorcycle marque, originally from Birmingham, UK.
Off-road tires (Off-road tyre) are a category of vehicle tires that use deep tread to provide more traction on unpaved surfaces such as loose dirt, mud, sand, or gravel.
Off-roading is the activity of driving or riding a vehicle on unsurfaced roads or tracks, made of materials such as sand, gravel, riverbeds, mud, snow, rocks, and other natural terrain.
Ossa is a catalan motorcycle manufacturer which was active from 1924 to 1982 and reborn in 2010.
The following outline is provided as an overview of motorcycles and motorcycling: Motorcycle — two-wheeled, single-track motor vehicle.
Penton was a brand of off-road motorcycle introduced in 1968 by John Penton, a noted enduro rider on the dirt bike competition circuit, who was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1998.
A pit bike is a small off-road/on-road motorcycle originally used for riding around the pits or staging area of a motocross race.
Polini S.p.A. is an Italian manufacturer of tuning parts for motorcycles, mopeds and scooters.
The Polski Związek Motorowy (PZM, PZMot) (Polish Automobile and Motorcycle Association) is an automobile club and the governing body of motorsports in Poland.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
Puch is a manufacturing company located in Graz, Austria.
Revolutionary Organization of the People in Arms (ORPA)(Organización Revolucionario del Pueblo en Armas) was one of the four groups of armed resistance during the Guatemalan Civil War.
Rickman Motorcycles was a British, independent motorcycle chassis constructor established by brothers Derek and Don Rickman.
In North America, road racing is motor racing held on a paved closed circuit with both left and right turns.
Roger De Coster (born 28 August 1944 in Uccle) is a Belgian former professional motocross racer and current motocross team manager.
Rudge Whitworth Cycles was a British bicycle, bicycle saddle, motorcycle and sports car wheel manufacturer that resulted from the merger of two bicycle manufacturers in 1894, Whitworth Cycle Co of Birmingham, founded by Charles Henry Pugh (1840–1901) and his two sons Charles Vernon and John, and Rudge Cycle Co of Coventry (which descended from a bicycle company founded by Daniel Rudge of Wolverhampton).
The Scottish Six Days Trial is an internationally recognised Motorcycle trials competition, which has been running since 1909 (with breaks for the two world wars) making it the oldest motorcycle trials event in the world.
Sherco is a French and Spanish motorcycle manufacturer, specialising in off-road motorbikes.
A sidecar is a one-wheeled device attached to the side of a motorcycle, scooter, or bicycle, producing a three-wheeled vehicle.
Sidecarcross racing, also known as sidecar motocross, is a branch of motocross.
The Sidecar Motocross World Championship is an annual event, first held in 1980.
The city of Simi Valley (from the Chumash word, Shimiyi), in the eponymous valley, is in the southeast corner of Ventura County, California, United States, from Downtown Los Angeles, making it part of the Greater Los Angeles Area.
Supermoto or Supermotard is a motorcycle race on a track that alternates between three kinds of race courses: the hard packed dirt of flat track, the irregular jumps and obstacles of motocross, and the paved tarmac of road racing.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
A motorcycle's suspension serves a dual purpose: contributing to the vehicle's handling and braking, and providing safety and comfort by keeping the vehicle's passengers comfortably isolated from road noise, bumps and vibrations.
Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two.
is a Japanese multinational corporation headquartered in Minami-ku, Hamamatsu, that manufactures automobiles, four-wheel drive vehicles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), outboard marine engines, wheelchairs and a variety of other small internal combustion engines.
A swingarm, or "swinging arm" (UK), originally known as a swing fork or pivoted fork, is the main component of the rear suspension of most modern motorcycles and ATVs.
SV.VM (Sironi Vergani Vimercate Milano) was founded in 1971 by Piero Sironi and Fausto Vergani and was based in Milan, Italy.
Thumpstar is a pit bike manufacturer that was founded in Australia in 2004 by Timothy Hunter, a motor-cycle dealer and racer.
Torsten Hallman (born 17 October 1939) is a Swedish former professional motocross racer.
Track racing is a form of motorcycle racing where teams or individuals race opponents around an unpaved oval track.
The tread of a tire or track refers to the rubber on its circumference that makes contact with the road or the ground.
A two-stroke (or two-cycle) engine is a type of internal combustion engine which completes a power cycle with two strokes (up and down movements) of the piston during only one crankshaft revolution.
ABC's Wide World of Sports is an American sports anthology television program that aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from April 29, 1961 to January 3, 1998, primarily on Saturday afternoons.
Wonder Warthog Racing (WWR) was a unique organization created in 2004 by computer engineer, Scott Kandel, and former professional motocross racer, Steve Bauer, to better the sport of motocross.
is a Japanese manufacturer of motorcycles, marine products such as boats and outboard motors, and other motorized products.
A Zabel is a German two-stroke motocross engine, mainly used in Sidecarcross.
Zündapp (a.k.a. Zuendapp) was a major German motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1917 in Nuremberg by Fritz Neumeyer, together with the Friedrich Krupp AG and the machine tool manufacturer Thiel under the name "Zünder- und Apparatebau G.m.b.H." as a producer of detonators (Zünder- und Apparatebau is German for Igniter and Apparatus).
The 1970 FIM Motocross World Championship was the 14th F.I.M. Motocross Racing World Championship season.