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Quadracycles are very specific types of bicycles, created to enable more than one people to easily traverse shorter distances sitting in a light-framed vehicle that has four wheels. Today, after more than 130 years on the market, quadracycles can be found all over the world.
History of bicycles cannot be told without mentioning Penny-farthing, a very specific type of bicycle that was highly popular during end of Victorian Era and before arrival of modern “safety” bicycles.
This section follows the history of the bicycles from their early days on Leonardo da Vinci’s drawing board to the modern day designs that were established by Pierre Michaux and John Kemp Starley.
The early history of bicycles was a birthing ground of many interesting transportation devices that resembled modern bicycles. Without access to chain drive systems, those early velocipedes came in many shapes and sizes.