The German Baron Karl Drais von Sauerbronn invented the "Laufmaschine" or "Running Machine", a type of pre-bicycle. The steerable Laufmaschine was made entirely of wood and had no pedals; a rider would push his/her feet against the ground to make the machine go forward. Sauerbronn's bicycle was first exhibited in Paris on April 6, 1818. The celerifere was another similar early bicycle precursor invented in 1790 by Frenchmen, Comte Mede de Sivrac, however, it had no steering. Read more at "History of the Bicycle"
Below is our homage to the Bicycle. Are you a Bicycle collector? Do you like Bicycle memorabilia? Well, even if you are not, you'll love the pendants featured below. The pendants below are all handmade by various artists and guess what? They are for sale! Feel free to click on any picture to visit that artist's store.
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