Post Profile






(The original) 100 year-old motorscooter up for sale

The history of technological development has unearthed many good ideas which seemingly tick all the boxes for commercial success, but just don't make it. The Eveready Autoped is one such device – it was the world's first scooter, manufactured in New York from 1915 to 1921. It sold for just US$100, offering 125 mpg (1.9 l/100km) transportation at 25 mph (40 km/h). It was perhaps too far ahead of its time, but it remains one of the most significant transportation devices in history.
read more

share

Related Posts


Video: Vespa commercial makes Harley-Davidson rider look bad

Vehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Posted on 11.24.2009 12:08 by Maxx Biker Filed under: Vespa | scooters | video | funny | Motorcycles | Motorcycle News Starting from the idea that everyone loves Vespas – including Harley-Davidson riders – this commercial shows such...

The Autoped was the world's first scooter

Lifestyle / Green Living : TreeHugger

One paper noted that with the Autoped, "in the near future, no one will walk at all."

"Scooters: Size Doesn't Always Matter" Opens at the Petersen Automotive Museum

Arts : Artdaily

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Petersen Automotive Museum?s latest exhibition Scooters: Size Doesn?t Always Matter takes museum visitors through a fascinating chronological tour of motor scooter development beginning with the simple Autoped ...

Briefcase Electric Scooter motors through airports for timely connections

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Luggage that folds out to become a scooter, like the Olaf 4-in-1 backpack, is already a good idea. The Briefcase Electric Scooter from Coolpeds improves on the idea by adding an electric motor to the mix, which should make it less l...

Postmen on scooters

Humor : TYWKIWDBI

Image from Shorpy, where the discussion thread indicates that the contraptions were Autoped Ever-Ready scooters, with a two-and-a-half horsepower motor built into that wheel, and reportedly capable of 20mph and 100 mpg.Almost a cent...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC