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Which is the documented first military (officially issued) sidecar?

Which is the last service sidecar?

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In 1916 the U.S. Army ordered up some Harleys with sidecars to help track down Pancho Villa in the deserts along the Mexican border, and Bill Harley developed machine-gun mounts for the sidecars. Rider magazine

According to that article the first sidecar was invented between 1893 and 1903; 1916 seems like a plausible date for the first military motorcycle.

"plausible" just means that someone else may find an earlier date.....

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    That could be fine for "what's the first" question; no answer, at the moment, as for the last issued sidecar (I don't think someone is still using the vehicle nowadays). – Filippof Sep 8 '16 at 17:30
  • I think the Russians still build a motorcycle with a side car. – Doctor Zhivago Sep 10 '16 at 13:07

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