The Safety Bicycle (Shire Library)
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Description for The Safety Bicycle (Shire Library) Paperback. The safety bicycle, with front-wheel steering and pedal-driven rear wheel, has existed since the experiments of Kirkpatrick Macmillan in 1839, but his ideas were forgotten when the front-wheel driven boneshakers and penny farthings reigned supreme. In the 1870s, experimental safeties appeared, culminating in Henry Lawson's Bicyclette of 1879. Series: Shire Library. Num Pages: 32 pages, Illustrations plans transparencies :Includes bibliography. BIC Classification: TRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 149 x 4. Weight in Grams: 82. New.
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