The National Motorcycle Museum of Australia

World's First Motorcycle - Daimler 1885

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At the entrance to the vast main hall is a replica of the Daimler Reitrad of 1885.

The Reitrad (Riding Wheel) is regarded as the first petrol powered motorcycle. This fully functional replica was hand built in 2008.

Image and text courtesy Phil Aynsley. Credits

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