HISTORY: INNOVATIONS & ATTITUDES

The Victorian era was a time of incredible innovation, shaping the modern world. Cycle enthusiasts throughout the country could be found tinkering in their workshops, applying their initiative to find ways to improve the bicycles they had purchased. Patents were issued for all sort of improvements, many of which found their way to the market…

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1867 & 1868 MICHAUX VELOCIPEDES VIDEO

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1871 Starley Ariel

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1874 James Starley ‘Queen of Hearts’ Sewing Machine

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1874-1906: BICYCLES IN MAGAZINES

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1884 KANGAROO Dwarf Safety Bicycle VIDEO

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1890 Cycle Manufacturer Printer’s Block

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1890 Raleigh Catalogue

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK (USA)

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1893 HICKORY WHEEL Co CATALOGUE

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1894: ACROSS ASIA ON A BICYCLE

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1894/1895 GOOD ROADS CAMPAIGN

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1895 OVERLAND MAGAZINE: A MODERN CENTAUR

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1896 CYCLING WORLD ILLUSTRATED

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1896 Fowler Truss Frame – Catalogue

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1896 GOOD ROADS CAMPAIGN

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1896 MUNSEY: THE WORLD AWHEEL

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1896 OVERLAND MAGAZINE: ADVERTISING POSTERS

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1896 Stearns: The Yellow Fellow Yearbook

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1896 THE WHEEL 21st August

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1896 THE WHEEL 28th August

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1896: DANGERS & BENEFITS of the BICYCLE

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1897 Arnold & Daniel Catalogue: Cycling Outfits

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1897 CYCLING MAGAZINE

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1897 CYCLING WORLD ILLUSTRATED

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1897: LEARNING TO RIDE

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1899 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN MAGAZINE

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1899 STRAND MAGAZINE: REMARKABLE CYCLES

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1899 STRAND MAGAZINE: WANTED – A BICYCLE

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1900 BSA Fittings Catalogue (British)

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1900 BSA Fittings Catalogue (French)

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1900 WORLD WIDE MAGAZINE: A Cycle Tour in Kashmir

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1900s SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE WATER BICYCLE VIDEO

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1901 Peugeot Capitaine Gerard Catalogue

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1901 THE BICYCLING WORLD

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1902 MOTOR CYCLING (May 21st)

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1902 MOTOR CYCLING (Nov 12th)

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1903 LA VIE AU GRAND AIR

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1904: THE ADVENTURE of the SOLITARY CYCLIST

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1908 RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1910 CYCLIST SCOUTS TRAINING (BOY SCOUTS)

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1920s Cycle Racing, Maidstone, Kent

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AWHEEL on LAND & WATER

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CYCLING HUMOUR: 1929 A Book of Nursery Rhymes Re-Nursed by Raleigh

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CYCLING HUMOUR: MEMBERS of the FROLIC CLUB

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CYCLING HUMOUR: STRANGE BUT TRUE

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LET’S HAVE A RIDE ON YOUR BICYCLE

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Mechanical Cogitations

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MEN’S CYCLING OUTFITS

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ROAD SAFETY: DANGER BOARDS

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ROADS in GREAT BRITAIN

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THE BRIGHTON ROAD

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THE CHAINWHEEL DATABASE

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The Cycle in Warfare

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THE CYCLE RICKSHAW: EARLY PASSENGER VEHICLES VIDEO

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THE CYCLE TRADE in the 1890s

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THE RALEIGH STORY VIDEO

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