Interesting Bicycle Facts and Information
The bicycle was invented as an alternative to riding horses. The bicycle from beginning of 20th century looks almost exactly the same as one know today. This is the right place if you want to find out some interesting facts from the long history of bicycles.
Bicycles have been with us for more than a century and a half, and during that time they managed to dramatically change the way we can move in our environment. Find out more about most interesting bicycle facts here.
Since its inception, bicycles were not made just for one use. Today they are created from different materials, construction designs, and are used in many different functions besides simple transportation. Read more about different types of bicycles.
Bicycles have enabled talented and gifted cyclist to break numerous records. Here you can find out bicycle records made in speed, in long distance travel and in most distance covered in 24 hours.
From the moment safe models of bicycles appeared on the market, they started being manufactured all around the world. Here you can find out what brands of bicycles are popular today.
Bicycles are in their core simple devices, but in order to make them user-friendly, longer-lasting, easy for maintenance and versatile, they require presence of dozens and dozens of specialized parts. Here you can see the list of bicycle parts.
Building, customizing and maintenance of modern bicycles require many examples of common and specialized tools that are needed to make modern bicycles functional and road-worthy. Find out more about bicycle tools.
While driving, cyclists have several ways to announce their presence to other people on and around the road, with most common one being the bicycle bells. Find out more about bicycle bell history and variations here.
Ever since bicycles became safe and sturdy enough for reliably transport people on both short and long distances, many manufacturers started equipping them with cargo carrying accessories that can increase their versatility. Read more about bicycle baskets.
Very little people know today that organized use of bicycle helmets vas uncommon until first few years of 21st century. Here you can get informed about history of bicycle helmets and the way they became the required part of the gear of professional cyclist.