Shop the widest selection of two and three wheeler motorcycles from various Zambian distributors of industry leading brands of bikes. Brands available include Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Ducati, Harley Davidson, Bajaj, Pilson, Royal Enfield, Lifan, TVS, Zongshen and Jialing. They come in a range of sizes, engine as well as space capacities. Whether you are looking for your transport, deliveries or sport, you are guaranteed to find a motorcycle that will meet your needs as well as suit your budget on this marketplace. Most sellers also supply parts and safety gear.
The six main types of motorcycles are generally recognized as standard, cruiser, touring, sports, off-road, and dual-purpose. Sport touring is sometimes recognized as a seventh category or integrated with the touring category.
In a nutshell, Honda and Yamaha were the most-named most-reliable motorcycle brands. “Any Japanese” motorcycle was mentioned after that. That would include Honda and Yamaha, but also includes Suzuki and Kawasaki
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Enduro: These long-distance competition motorcycles meet minimum standards to be “street legal,” as well as Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. Dual-purpose: Designed for paved-road and off-road use, these motorcycles are fully street legal. Lights and turn signals are approved for highway use.
Both Yamaha and Honda produce top-quality motorcycles, but Yamaha is less advanced when it comes to engines and technology. However, many motorcycle owners will tell you that Yamaha motorcycles have better design and provide slightly better manoeuvrability.
Yamaha Corporation is the majority owner of Yamaha Motor Company, but Toyota does hold a 3.8 percent stake in the company, making it the second-largest shareholder.
Your best bet as a beginner is likely something 1,200cc or smaller, as that is manageable in the city while giving you open road capability as well.
Cubic capacity or CC of the bike is the power output of the engine. The cubic capacity is the volume of the chamber of the bike's engine. Higher the capacity, larger is the quantity of air and fuel mixture that can be compressed to produce power.
In general, motorcycles are cheaper and more cost efficient compared to owning a car with a few exceptions. When recognizing a motorcycle to be “cheaper”, the cost to maintain, repair, and insure a motorcycle is considered since it's usually less than a car.