History of Bicycles – Steel and feminism

By |2019-02-13T20:34:07+00:00August 7th, 2017|Modern Europe, Science|

A velocipede Early wooden bicycles Bicycles were invented bit by bit in many different countries. They grew out of earlier inventions like wheels (from Central Asia) and wheelbarrows and cranks (from China), but Karl von Drais, a German inventor, built the first riding machine with two wheels, one in front of the other, that you had to balance on, [...]