The Story of the MOTOcycle - in 60 seconds

The first self propelled bike wasn't powered by was powered by steam!! Today Brent will tell you the story of inventor Sylvester Roper and how he used steam in the 1860's to create the first self-propelled bike also called the MOTOcycle. Motocycle was a word used in the United States in the later 19th century for a horseless carriage, the type of vehicle now known as an automobile.

Key Terms:Steam Power
Steam Powered MOTOcycle
Steam in the 1860s
Steam Topics

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