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November 10 2006
11:48

121 years since the creation of the world's first motorcycle is executed on Friday, November 10.

In 1885, the German Gottlieb Daimler in this day constructed a "motor carriage" with the world's first petrol engine. Vehicle was a bicycle with a wooden frame and belt drive, with a single-cylinder petrol engine. The machine, built them, could reach speeds of 12 km / hour.

Some experts dispute the primacy of Daimler's invention of the motorcycle, calling the father "bikes, set in 1868-69 years. on bicycles steam engine American Sylvester Roper, the father of this miracle technology still accepted schitatat one of the founders of the current strong automotive empire, "Daimler-Chrysler, and the birthday of the vehicles - 10 November 1885.

"That day, according to a story, the inhabitants of the town of Bad Kashtatt in Baden-Wuerttemberg have witnessed a miracle: with a terrible crash and the incredible speed of 12 miles per hour raced through the streets of the unit and the earth on wooden wheels with installed under the saddle" floor clock " - the world's first petrol engine, in appearance reminiscent of the familiar in all subjects and therefore received such a jokey name, "- told in the Museum Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart. Tells Utro.ru

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