August 29th: Anniversary of First Ever Motorcycle

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  • August 29th: Anniversary of First Ever Motorcycle

    What...you old guys missed this anniversary??

    Happy Anniversary Motorcycle Lovers!!! On August 29th, 1885, Gottlieb Daimler patented the first ever motorcycle. The invention came about because Daimler was tinkering with different ways that he …


    "On August 29th, 1885, Gottlieb Daimler patented the first ever motorcycle. The invention came about because Daimler was tinkering with different ways that he might package the recently invented four-stroke engine developed by Nicolaus Otto."

    Okay - fess up - which one of you guys was the test rider for this thing?!


    Effective 07/02/2022, in a self-imposed "social media detox" - focusing on offline social interactions and actions.

  • #2
    I have slept since then, and it wasn't at a Holiday Inn Express???
    '12 GL1800 Level 4 & '08 FLHX Darksider #1378

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    • #3
      Originally posted by kwthom View Post
      What...you old guys missed this anniversary??

      Happy Anniversary Motorcycle Lovers!!! On August 29th, 1885, Gottlieb Daimler patented the first ever motorcycle. The invention came about because Daimler was tinkering with different ways that he …


      "On August 29th, 1885, Gottlieb Daimler patented the first ever motorcycle. The invention came about because Daimler was tinkering with different ways that he might package the recently invented four-stroke engine developed by Nicolaus Otto."

      Okay - fess up - which one of you guys was the test rider for this thing?!

      No one knew about it until you brought it up.:D
      John

      Dark Sider 1020
      Michlin Alpin PA3 ZP
      Centramatic Wheel Balancers

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Biker John View Post
        No one knew about it until you brought it up.:D

        We really missed the boat on this one, and we are supposed to be real motorcycle enthusiast.........
        '12 GL1800 Level 4 & '08 FLHX Darksider #1378

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        • #5
          Originally posted by speckfisher View Post
          ]We really missed the boat on this one, and we are supposed to be real motorcycle enthusiast....
          Touche'
          Effective 07/02/2022, in a self-imposed "social media detox" - focusing on offline social interactions and actions.

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          • #6
            It is uncertain weather Harley or Davidson performed the test however the decision was made to scrap the training wheels and then market it.

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            • #7
              Seems like only yesterday
              Ron
              2002 GL1800A Darksider #1312
              Experience is the hardest teacher because she gives the test first,
              and the lesson afterward ~ Vernon Sanders Law

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