Cycling – Bike Story

Excellent physical fitness, bicycle, company and backpack behind, here’s what you need for cycling that will not clean your wallet.

History bike
According to some of my sources, the first mention of human movement on structures with wheels dated XV century. But the evolution of the bicycle as a mode of movement started only in the nineteenth century.

History of development of bicycle

History of development of bicycle

So someone Ludwig Dries designed for self-driven front wheel scooter. Its length is 2.4 meters, on the contrary, the wheels are 30-inch wheels. At this scooter he drove 100 miles for almost 7 hours. Somewhat later, Pierre Michaud, in 1860, sets the front-wheel scooter 2 pedals and two years later the same scooters began to mass-produce, also get its own name – a bicycle. Once the bike was seen, he immediately accepted subject to various changes and renovations. Appears out of the frame tubes, worn tires on the wheels.

Since 1870, named Hillman launches and sales of the first fully metal bicycles with high wheels. Like the wheel was more than twice the modern bicycle wheel. First low bike with chain drive appears in 1885 and it’s called “rover”, his weight was 20 kg. In 1888, after the invention of tires filled with air, starts the real heyday of two-wheeled bicycle.

In 1950, the famous Italian cyclist Tullio Campagnolo invented the shift lever, which in this form is used today in most modern bikes.

Improving and rebuilding the bike goes well in the twentieth century. Around 1974 accepted to produce titanium bikes out, and since 1975 – from carbon fiber. 1983 was the invention of bike computer, and in the early 1990s, the organization starts spread index shifting.