Motorcycling once started as a transport for people who didn't have the money for a car or who lived too far from work to cycle to it.
Back then, motorcycles were not yet the expensive high-tech toys for bored baby boomers and a sporadic youth.
98 cc motorcycles were serious things. An 200 cc motorcycle was a medium-heavy motorcycle.
And that was all at the time that DKW was a global brand. That was a degrading time ...
AMK 10 contains the story about 'the light brigade'.