"another project I am embarked upon. A working model of Herr Daimler's motorcycle."
Daimler Motorcycle, 1885
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeDaimler Motorcycle, 1885
Joachim Köhler, by courtesy of "Deutsches Zweirad- und NSU-Museum"

     In 1885, Gottfried Daimler installed a smaller version of his one-cylinder engine in a wooden bicycle frame with two outrigger wheels, creating the first internal combustion motorcycle a year before developing his famous automobile.