Bicycles

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The invention of the bicycle was revolutionary for millions of people and continued to have an important place in everyday life right up to the present day. The first examples were uncomfortable and difficult to ride, but as they evolved they proved to be extremely popular means of transport for everyone.

The Boneshaker Bicycle The Boneshaker Bicycle

The evolution from three and four wheeled machines to two wheels was a process that changed the way we traversed around our towns and cities. Read on to see the development of these two wheeled oddities that later became what we know as the modern day bicycle

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The Ordinary Bicycle The Ordinary Bicycle

The evolution from three and four wheeled machines to two wheels was a process that changed the way we traversed around our towns and cities. Read on to see the development of these two wheeled oddities that later became what we know as the modern day bicycle.

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The Hobby Horse Bicycle The Hobby Horse Bicycle

The evolution from three and four wheeled machines to two wheels was a process that changed the way we traversed around our towns and cities. Read on to see the development of these two wheeled oddities that later became what we know as the modern day bicycle.

Objects in the collection