The first motorcycle was designed and built…

The first motorcycle was designed and built by the firm of Michaux-Perreaux in France in 1869. It ran on steam. The first petrol-driven motorcycle was designed in 1885 by Gottlieb Daimler. Its top speed was 19 kmph (12 mph). Compare this with the 512 kmph (318.6 mph) of the fastest modern bike.