What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
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That’s... That’s a box on two bicycles with a motor. Someone literally made a car out of two bicycles, a carriage body, and... Wait a minute, the engine consists of two long, skinny cylinders mounted to the bicycle frame and driving the bicycle pedals. Who made this thing!? The only information I can find about it is that it was made by someone named D.J. Ames in 1895 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Man, the early days of the automobile were bonkers...

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