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Mwine, Musa (author)
Traffic congestion and undeveloped public transport define the modus operandi in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. Most people see motorcycles as a solution to escape the growing traffic congestion and poor public transport. This study thus aimed to determine the traffic efficiency and safety effectiveness of introducing motorcycle dedicated...
master thesis 2022
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Grottoli, M. (author), Mulder, Max (author), Happee, R. (author)
The use of driving simulators for training and for development of new vehicles is widely spread in the automotive industry. In the last decade, a few motorcycle riding simulators have been developed for similar purposes, with focus on maneuvering at high speed. This article presents the subjective and objective evaluation of a motorcycle...
journal article 2022
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Grottoli, M. (author)
Driving simulators have been extensively used over the last decades and technological advancements have propelled their development for cars, trucks and other vehicles with four (or more) wheels. This dissertation focuses on the use of driving simulators for two wheeled vehicles and in particular on the development and evaluation of a motorcycle...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Kovacsova, N. (author), Grottoli, M. (author), Celiberti, Francesco (author), Lemmens, Yves (author), Happee, R. (author), Hagenzieker, M.P. (author), de Winter, J.C.F. (author)
Powered two-wheeler riders are frequently involved in crashes at intersections because an approaching car driver fails to give right of way. This simulator study aimed to investigate how riders perform an emergency braking maneuver in response to an oncoming car and, second, whether longitudinal motion cues provided by a motion platform...
journal article 2020
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Bruni, S. (author), Meijaard, J.P. (author), Rill, G. (author), Schwab, A.L. (author)
A review of the current use of multibody dynamics methods in the analysis of the dynamics of vehicles is given. Railway vehicle dynamics as well as road vehicle dynamics are considered, where for the latter the dynamics of cars and trucks and the dynamics of single-track vehicles, in particular motorcycles and bicycles, are reviewed....
journal article 2020
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Westerhof, Bernhard (author)
Research in the motorcycle industry is lagging behind research in the automotive industry. Especially with respect to safety, more research is needed, since motorcycles are overrepresented in the number of road casualties and injuries. Important tools in vehicle research are vehicle simulators. The use of motorcycle simulators enables...
master thesis 2018
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Schalkwijk, Tom (author)
Wimoto is a motorcycle engineering company, owned and run by Wido Veldkamp. Wimoto has a strong focus on engineering and the related driving characteristics, compared to the more lifestyle oriented competitors. <br/>Wimoto’s unique combination of skills and the related quality of work is outstanding but the connection between the company and its...
master thesis 2017
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Gil, Gustavo (author), Savino, Giovanni (author), Piantini, Simone (author), Baldanzini, Niccolò (author), Happee, R. (author), Pierini, Marco (author)
Objective: Motorcycle riders are involved in significantly more crashes per kilometer driven than passenger car drivers. Nonetheless, the development and implementation of motorcycle safety systems lags far behind that of passenger cars. This research addresses the identification of the most effective motorcycle safety solutions in the...
journal article 2017
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Toet, R. (author)
Koneksie is an Amsterdam-based company and has designed a motorcycle especially for the purpose of being used as a taxi in eastern-Africa, the Kibo K150. The design of the Kibo K150 features four main characteristics; Durability, Ease of Maintenance, Availability of parts and Quality. The design of the K150 is not innovative but uses proved...
master thesis 2016
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Bourjila, D. (author)
BMW Motorrad’s ambition is widening the appeal of the brand and product desirability without losing their premium (successful) core values such as safety, quality and precision. The premium brand is very successful, benefiting from a large tech and manufacturing scope, and enjoying a strong synergy between BMW Automobiles, Motorcycles and Riders...
master thesis 2016
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Pulskens, L. (author)
This report covers a graduation project executed at REV'IT! Sports International. The goal of this project was to develop an accessible product that warms up a motorcyclist's body during cold weather, resulting in a more comfortable ride. Chapter 1 describes the research phase that tackles the problem from several directions: A company/market...
master thesis 2016
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Wijnveldt, D. (author)
REV’IT!, a Dutch company that creates motorcycle apparel. The challenge REV’IT! is facing is how to effectively communicate with their end users and enhance their brand equity. The preference of REV’IT! lies in an online solution that builts upon their value: Inspire to ride. Therefore, the assignment was formulated as follows: How can REV’IT!...
master thesis 2015
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Sarijoen, R.G. (author)
The East African motorcycle transport industry is one of the fastest growing motorcycle markets in the world. This has been due to a tremendous increase in wealth and standard of living over the last decades and the developments these factors trigger, such as road/infrastructure improvement and increase in quantity and quality of product...
master thesis 2015
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Rotteveel, K. (author)
This master thesis ‘Electric Urban Motorcycle’, shows the development of the next generation light motorcycle for Qwic. The assignment was performed by student Kars Rotteveel for the Amsterdam based company Qwic. Focus was on the electric drivetrain, the suspension of the 8kW electric hub wheel (unsuspended weight) and a real life regenerative...
master thesis 2014
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