A History of Bicycles
Presenter: Jack Tomasetti
Published: June 2010
Age: All ages
Views: 4370 views
Tags: boneshaker, bicycle, gear, Da Vinci, pedal power, hobby horse, velociopede, deraileur
Type: Undergraduate presentations
This presentation reviews the basic history of the bicycle starting with the Hobby Horse. We discuss significant changes to the bicycle in terms of efficiency, safety and comfort. These advances in bicycle technology include lighter construction, the pedaling system, tire development and brakes. The presentation also discusses the fake Da Vinci bicycle and the possible future of bicycles.