Velocipede bicycle, owned and ridden by James Moore to win first formal bicycle race

Made:
1865-1868 in Paris
maker:
Michaux

Velocipede bicycle, by Michaux, Paris France, 1865-1868. Owned and ridden by James Moore to win reputedly first formal bicycle race, in Parc de St.-Cloud, Paris, 31 May 1868.

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Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
2013-167
Materials:
metal (unknown), rubber (unidentified) and wood (unidentified)
type:
bicycle
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • land vehicle
  • passenger vehicle
credit:
Moore, John

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