ROPER 1869 - The FIRST Steam-powered Motorcycle in the World

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This antique motorcycle built by Sylvester Howard ROPER in 1868 year. One such machine was demonstrated at fairs and circuses in the eastern US on 1867.

Bicycles early on were fitted with steam engines, giving birth to the motorcycle. In 1867, Roper invented first steam-powered bicycle.

One of him steam powered bike is now expected to reach £325,000 when it is sold in Las Vegas in January.

Check out this antique ride video...
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