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Public transportation was changed forever in the mid-19th century with the revolutionary bicycle design from French engineer Pierre Michaux. Soon after that scores of other inventors begun to improve bicycle in their own designs, bringing it more and more to mainstream use.
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.
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.
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.