The sons and the bicycles
In the 1880's Carl went to England to see how they produced bicycles and almost at the same time Boyd Dunlop invented the bicycle tire witch created a cooperation with Michelin, whom Adam Opel became a reseller for.
Adam Opel was born in Rüsselheim Germany in 1837, a city that is situated approximately 25 km from Frankfurt am Main. The city is a typical German province and the father is a traditional craftsman as a locksmith. The family had prior been working primarily in agriculture, but Adam´s father had chosen to work as a locksmith.