Picture of Hand Controlled Three Wheeled Wheelchair 1655

Picture of Hand Controlled Three Wheeled Wheelchair 1655

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History of Tricycles

History of tricycle began much before first two-wheeled bicycles arrived on the market. More than century earlier, first tricycles with hand-powered propulsion mechanisms marked the beginning of the history of tricycles.

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Draisine

Bicycle history remembers draisine as two specific types of human-powered transportation device. One was a variation of Dandy Horse velocipedes, and other is railway carriage device that is still in use today all over the world.

Penny-farthing

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.

Velocipede

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.