In 1940, Marcel Mennesson had a prototype built for a bicycle equipped with a motor on the front wheel. The 38cc engine was outfitted with a roller transmission, carburetor and tank, and mounted on the front 700-millimetre wheel.
In the late 1980s, Alaskan frame builders began experimenting with custom components and design to create a bicycle with a large tire contact patch for greater control on snow; as a result, the fatbike was born.
The SS Suburban, built in Bellevue, Nebraska, was initially conceived as a competitor to the King Midget. It is believed that five cars were built and tested. The car seen here is considered to be the only one left.
The history of Steyr dates back to 1820 with the manufacturing of sporting and military rifles. The concentric circle of the Steyr badge represents a target. The terms of the Treaty of St. Germain-En-Laye after the first World War prohibited arms production throughout Austria