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World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"



The first motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen" invented by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach in Germany, in 1885. 

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  • About World's First Motorcycle
  • Specifications
  • 10 Facts About Motorcycle
  • Photos     


About World's First Motorcycle    

The first motorcycle was invented in Germany in 1885 by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach. and this motorcycle first test rider is Daimler's son Paul. 

This motorcycle was essentially a wooden cycle frame without pedals. Engine powered by a single-cylinder otto-cycle engine with a spray-type carburetor. and that time this engine is powerful compare to other combustion engines.


World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"


Specifications

Engine

264cc

Max Power

0.5 hp @ 600 rpm

No. of Cylinders

Single

Top Speed

11km/h (6.8mph)

Ignition

Hot Tube

Transmission

Single Speed Belt Drive

Drive Type

Belt Drive

Frame Type

Wood Beam

Suspension

None

Brake (Front)

None

Brake (Rear)

Shoe

Tires

Iron over Wood rim,

Wood spokes

Weight

90kg


 
Here are some interesting facts about the first motorcycle. 

World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"

10 Facts About World's First Motorcycle

  1. Daimler's Son Paul: First Rider  
  2. It Overheated On Its First Ride
  3. It Produces 0.5 Horsepower
  4.  This Engine Later Use In Cars And Boats
  5. This First And Last Motorcycle Made By Daimler, Daimler Never Made Motorcycle Again
  6. The First Ride Was In November 1885
  7.  First Engine Powerd By Gasoline
  8. Engine Was Patented On 3 April 1885
  9. Full Design Of Motorcycle Patented On 29 August 1885
  10. Daimler Is The Father OF The Motorcycle       

Photos   

World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"

World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"

World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"

World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"

World's First Petroleum Fueled Motorcycle "Daimler Reitwagen"




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