History Of Bicycles

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Boneshaker

During the 1860's the French inventors named Pierre Lallement and Ernest Michaux also disigned a bicycle that had pedals that was attatched on the front wheel. The Boneshaker is found in larger cities around the world.

High Bike

Around the 1870's the French inventor Eugene Meyer created a large wire-spoke tention wheel. It was a bicycle invention that had a very large front wheel and a very small back wheel.

Modern Bicycle

John Kemp Starley invented what is considerd the "Moder Bicycle". This new invention was still powered by the foot pedals but now the pedals were linked to the chain controling the back tire.