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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

World's First Motorcycle (1885): Daimler's "riding car"

German inventors Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Bad Cannstatt (Stuttgart) first designed and built the Motorcycle by the in 1885.  It was also the first petroleum-powered vehicle.  It was essentially a motorised bicycle, although the inventors called their invention the Reitwagen or "riding car".

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