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The Inventor And First Man To Die On A Motorcycle Is An American Hero

The Inventor And First Man To Die On A Motorcycle Is An American Hero

Sylvester Roper was born in Boston in 1823, and proved himself to be a gifted mechanic and inventor from a very young age. When most kids of his era were pushing iron hoops down the road with sticks or boiling paraffin or telegraph-tweeting or whatever the hell kids did back…