Since the first motorcycle appeared in the 19th century, they have gone through various transformations regarding design; but for many years, motorcycles were nearly indistinguishable from each other to a casual rider. That changed in the mid-70s, when the Japanese motorcycle manufacturers employed industrial designers to create something unconventional and attract new buyers.
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Remembering Pete De Freitas
Pete Circa 1981 (Image Source)
On June 14th in 1989, Echo And The Bunnymen drummer Pete De Freitas was killed when his motorbike collided with a car as he rode from Liverpool to London. He was 27 years old.