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First chain-driven safety bicycle

First chain-driven safety bicycle

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Caption

First chain-driven 'Safety Bicycle' of 1874, illustrated in a 19th century English engraving. Watch and gunmakers in Birmingham and Coventry in England at the time moved easily to produce these, aided by machine tools of the day.

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