1885: Daimler "riding car": world's first motorcycle --- Gottlieb Daimler registers a patent for a two-wheeled "vehicle with gas or petroleum engine" (patent no. DRP 36 423 issued on 11 August 1886). The test vehicle, producing 0.5 hp / 0.37 kW and also described as "petroleum riding car", is the world’s first motorcycle. On 10 November, Gottlieb Daimler's younger son Adolf undertakes a maiden journey from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim, reaching speeds of up to 12 km/h.
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