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Daimler Reitwagen (wikipedia.org)
31 points by Hooke on Nov 27, 2019 | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments



The original was destroyed by fire, but Mercedes-Benz made functional replicas. Here is a photo gallery with an engineer riding this thing (without a helmet, of course):

https://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/125-jahre-daimler-reitwag...


Well yeah, the motorcycle helmet was introduced nearly 30 years after the Reitwagen, of course ツ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle_helmet




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