Bicycle History: From the Tandem to the Quintet (5), Double Quint (10), Quindecuplet (15), Quadricycle (20) & Sextet (8) on Ice

The need to increase the number of people you could put on a bicycle was extremely important in the 1890s. Vital, it seemed. One, and then two, wasn't nearly enough. How about five, 10, or 15? No, let's make that 20. I'll start with two unusual tandems, and work my way up to the bicycle … Continue reading Bicycle History: From the Tandem to the Quintet (5), Double Quint (10), Quindecuplet (15), Quadricycle (20) & Sextet (8) on Ice

Bicycle History: “No Teeth, No Bicycle” and More Great Bicycle & False Teeth Stories

I have dug up a gold-tooth filled mine … of amazing and hilarious stories about bicycles and false-teeth. And now, I must share these stories with you and the the world. Let’s begin, back in November, when I posted this story, which I claimed was the funniest cycling/dentistry story ever. Nothing can top this tooth-pulling … Continue reading Bicycle History: “No Teeth, No Bicycle” and More Great Bicycle & False Teeth Stories