A History of Bicycles

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Presenter: Jack Tomasetti

Published: June 2010

Age: All ages

Views: 4588 views

Tags: boneshaker, bicycle, gear, Da Vinci, pedal power, hobby horse, velociopede, deraileur

Type: Undergraduate presentations

Source/institution: FSU

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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.