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Roper Steam 1896

Roper Steam 1896

Roper Steam 1896

 

Sadly… this bike was the death of Roper (if you read the captions?)

Roper death 1896

Roper death 1896

…when actually he just had a heart attack while riding but had the presence of mind to pull his bike to a stop before losing consciousness for the last time…



Posted: April 6th, 2010
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  1. 1 From the Blogs: Tours, Hacks, Cup Holders and Maps! | Biking Toronto said at 6:07 pm on April 8th, 2010:

    [...] has really cool photos and illustrations of old-timey bikes and bicycle concepts, including steam-powered bikes, and a bike from 1946 that has the first regenerative braking [...]


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