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Jul 17, 2016

A bicycle for treewheeling

The Tour de France on modern bikes would have been a doddle for early cyclists whose machines had frames and wheels of wood! You can see one of those bikes in Llandrindod Wells, in ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

the large collection of the National Cycle Museum. This example is a contemporary copy of a design of c.1839 by a Scottish blacksmith, who didn't patent his invention. For more information about this historic machine and a photo of it, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes by the entrance to the museum. Or click here