Photos: Fascinating New Exhibit Traces History Of Cycling In NYC

     

For most of human history, there were no bicycles, and much more suffering. Even after our big breakthrough with the wheel, we just sort of slouched around for a few millennia, trudging through the days on foot or cooperating animals. The Industrial Revolution brought its share of transportation breakthroughs, but even as spirited inventors obsessed over the idea of a human-powered two-wheeled vehicle — the “elusive mechanical horse,” as one historian put it — we remained no closer to discovering the elemental joy of cycling. [ more › ]

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