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Harkon 08-29-2019 01:54 PM

On today's date in history
 
On this date in 1885, German inventor Gottlieb Daimler patented (applied for) the first motorcycle..


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daimler_Reitwagen
https://media.daimler.com/marsMediaS...ml?oid=9914922

dud-57 08-29-2019 02:52 PM

Thanks for the education. :thumbup:
I will share this.

pushrod 08-29-2019 02:53 PM

Not a bad looking rig, even had floorboards. That seat could double for a horse saddle.:thumbup:

House O' Pain 08-29-2019 09:46 PM

No ape hangers?
 
The basic concept seems to still be what we consider a motorcycle today. I think the main attraction of a motorcycle will always be the man 'on' the machine, not in it.





https://media.daimler.com/marsMediaS...v3/D189609.jpg

DarkShadow 08-30-2019 06:08 AM

Early Motorcycle Manufacture
 


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