29 Aug 1885 — birthday of the motorcycle.
The first motorcycle
The history of the motorcycle is rooted in the nineteenth century. It is known that the first motor two-wheeled vehicle — a Bicycle with a steam
the car was built by Frenchman Pierre Michaux in 1869. The founder of “bikes” consisted of a heavy forged skeleton
and the engine is just a quarter of a horsepower. However, a cumbersome steam boiler did the crew of little use for travel, so this and other steam “metaconstruct” of the nineteenth century and remained single
First motorcycle was a Bicycle with an internal combustion engine, was built by German engineers Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach, and presented to the wider public August 29, 1885. Since then this date is considered the date of creation of the motorcycle. Strange vehicle, which was equipped with a motor power of 0.5 HP, speeds up to 12 km/h and weighed about 70 kg, was patented by Daimler as a “machine for riding with kerosene engine”. World’s first motorcycle was the son of Gottlieb Daimler — Paul, who on 10 November 1885 drove the invention of the father of a distance of 10 km.
In 1894 opened the first serial production motorcycles. Since motorcycles are highly technically developed, evolved, divided into different types (choppers, sport bikes, turisticheskie, etc.) and have become incredibly popular around the world. Fans ride the “iron horses” are not only fans of motorcycles and ordinary people but also many celebrities, foreign actors brad pitt, Tom cruise, George Clooney, Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Keanu Reeves, Megan Fox, Hugh Jackman, singer Pink, footballer David Beckham. Not far behind from international artists and our star lovers “bikes” — Dmitry Pevtsov, Ivan Okhlobystin, brothers kristovskie, Michael Porechenkov and others.
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