Essays Tagged: "Motorcycle"

Against Helmet Laws

102Helmets are Head KillersImagine riding along in a car and you see a couple of guys pulling up on motorcycles. It is noticed that one of them has a sticker on his helmet that reads " I wear this hel ... l reasons to complain. "Wearing a helmet can not be that bad".The truth is, most people do not ride motorcycles and are not aware of the dangers, misconceptions, and inconveniences that come with mand ...

(8 pages) 98 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Essay on "Absent".

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book Report Rumble Fish, by S.E. Hinton

joys keeping up his reputation. What he wants most of all is to be just like his older brother, the Motorcycle Boy. Rusty-James confesses himself that he isn't a particularly smart person, and he reli ... ds there. He counts the people and makes sure no one brought any weapons just like his brother, the motorcycle boy taught him to do just before a fight. They start cussing each other out and then the ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

CARELESS DRIVING

ay not caring about other people. I will never the day that I witnessed an accident involving three motorcycles. I-20 is one highway that is known for motorcycle racing. It started just like an ... c on the expressway. Some people were driving fast and others per the speed limit. I saw about five motorcycles through my rear view mirror driving very fast changing lanes carelessly. They passed my ...

(2 pages) 33 1 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Century of Survival: An American Icon

(H-D), a company depicting a century of survival in all aspects of the business from production of motorcycles, sales, and organizational changes. When the struggle to survive surfaced, H-D was optim ... 903, William Harley and Arthur Davidson unknowingly started what is considered today as a legend in motorcycles. Deemed a racing bike in its beginning, H-D went on to win many races, setting the compa ...

(10 pages) 92 1 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Entering International Markets

or exit its chosen market.SWOT ANALYSISStrengthsTrinezza has several strengths that will help their motorcycle succeed in the international market. Trinezza's product is strength itself because it is ...

(3 pages) 345 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Business

Global Motorcycle Industry In 1998, Harley-Davidson, Inc. achieved its thirteen consecutive year of record ... revenue and earnings with a 74 percent increase in the value of the firm. Overall, it sold 157,152 motorcycles, achieved net sales of over $2 billion, and gross profits of $104.5 million. In the same ... red employees, and the "Harley-Davidson's mystique." The company's focused efforts are on the motorcycle industry, including accessories and financing which is a competitive advantage along with ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Education

How did I learn to ride a motorcycle? I decided to learn on my own. It was May 8, 2000 when I decided to take my first lesson. ... y first lesson. My roommate had a Yamaha R1 that I decided to learn on. If you're not familiar with motorcycles an R1 is one of the fastest sport bikes today. From the past I knew how to change the ge ... the past I knew how to change the gears and balance it, but my only problem was turning. I rode the motorcycle up and down the streets until I got the hang of it. Someone in the past told me in other ...

(3 pages) 266 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Freedom Vs. Law

Freedom vs. Law Everyone in the United States has either seen a motorcycle, ridden a motorcycle, or knows someone who has. There are motorcycle riders all across th ... ets no matter what the age (Helmet Use Laws 1.) In the year 1986, there were 859 people killed in a motorcycle related accident in the state of California alone, and 28,997 driver/passenger that requi ... tistics dropped close to 75%, only 195 people were killed, and only 6,242 needed medical attention (Motorcycle Head Injury 1) During these 12 years helmets were still required to be worn by all ages. ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

BMW Motorcycles Developing a Strategy for Distribution Channel Management

BMW Motorcycles is a division within the BMW Group. As such their mission is tied to that of the parent ... it of the superlative. The result? Outstanding brands with an unmistakable profile. Automobiles and motorcycles which fascinate people all over the world and which win legions of new admirers every da ... roducts and services. The company's phenomenal success is proof of this strategy's correctness."BMW Motorcycles provides a robust product line following three general categories: Touring, Sport, and E ...

(11 pages) 88 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Entering International Simultation

sen market.SWOTT Analysis of TrinezzaStrengths: Trinezza has several strengths that will help their motorcycle succeed in the international market. Trinezza’s product is the greatest strength its ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.5 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Blades Of Grass

was once again released into the free world to have fun. I had planned to go riding on my friend's motorcycle. Although riding my friend's motorcycle was against my mother's wishes, I was going to do ... aiting for me outside. He liked driving my '77' Chevy Blazer and I enjoyed riding his Yamaha 400 cc motorcycle. Although I had only ridden it once before, I was convinced that I was already a professi ...

(2 pages) 410 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Dirt Bike Riding : Four Stroke vs Two Stroke Engin

too small and a 250 is too large. What you can't decide though is if you are interested in buying a motorcycle with a two-stroke engine or a four-stroke engine. Here are some helpful comparisons to he ... roke engine. Here are some helpful comparisons to help you make your decision. When buying a motorcycle with a two-stroke engine, you will be buying a machine that has a lot of ability, force, ...

(2 pages) 1594 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Narrate an incident in your life that taught you a very important lesson.

My friend David owned a motorcycle. It is not a big one, but it could reach a really dangerous speed. Just to remind those w ... n the road. I learn this in a really painful lesson one night when I rode on the pillion on David's motorcycle.We were on our way home one night after a movie in a cinema few kilometers away from m ... e traffic on the road during our way back was badly congested. It was a benefit for us to ride on a motorcycle because we could pick our way through the cars and other motorcycles, but once we were on ...

(3 pages) 16 0 1.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analyze Ducati's strategy for becoming one of the most 'profitable' motorcycle makers under Minoli's leadership. What was the core logic of its turnaround and can they sustain their success?

he company and appointed Minoli as the leader for the new management team. Despite having high tech motorcycles, Ducati suffered from lack of high quality reputation due to poor management and ineffic ... so reeducated the public's thoughts toward Ducati as a lifestyle and entertainment rather than just motorcycles alone.One key to branding is to maintain customer retention. As mentioned in the case, s ...

(2 pages) 62 0 2.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Honda Case

American market, first they tried to enter with a deliberate strategy based on larger and expensive motorcycles but once their products hit the roads of U.S they experienced serious clutch failures an ... s directed towards high volumes per model, providing low costs and introducing a new product (small motorcycles). Even at the beginning their strategy failed but the idea of exploring a different envi ...

(4 pages) 68 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Using Perceptual Maps in Marketing

Introduction - Thorr Motorcycles, Inc.Viewed as a company with a high brand image, Thorr Motorcycles, Inc. is a $5 billio ... igh brand image, Thorr Motorcycles, Inc. is a $5 billion dollar company which manufactures high-end motorcycles and boasts roughly forty percent market share. Thorr Motorcycles, Inc. manufactures 200, ... 000 motorcycles each year and also offers services like, dealer training, dealer software packages, motorcycle rentals, and rider training and sells clothing, motorcycle shoes, leather goods, toys, an ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Two Wheeler Automobile Industry TVS Motor Company Limited

2 Long term (> 5 years)112.4 Porter's Five Forces Framework122.5 Strategic Group Analysis132.5.1 Motorcycle segment132.5.2 Scooterettes segment132.5.3 Mopeds segment143. COMPANY ANALYSIS153.1 Missi ... mobiles April - August 2004VITVS: Financial performance 2003-04VIIMarket Shares of Major Players in Motorcycle marketVIIIMotorcycle Market Segmentation - Price BasedIXTVS: New product launchesXR & ...

(25 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues Paper

onal market. A few short years ago Harley-Davidson could not keep up with the demand for its luxury motorcycles. Because of this situation of being behind in production, the retail prices of many mode ... ish but can be seen in the French language as well. The Canadian site has special links to Canadian motorcycle rallies and accurate Canadian pricing. The web site provides the following message while ...

(7 pages) 67 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management