Tricycle “Oarsman”

Christian Illing

Deutsches Museum

Deutsches Museum
Munich, Germany

Tricycle “Rameur” Cyclo-Étoile, France, 1930s – 1950s
As the French name “Rameur” (oarsman) suggests, this tricycle is propelled using a rowing motion.
The movement of the rods is transmitted to the cogs and the chain. It is steered using both of the footrests on the front wheel.
Lent by: The Mayer Collection, Bad Endorf


  • Title: Tricycle “Oarsman”
  • Creator: Christian Illing

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