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EARLY HISTORY AND ORIGIN OF THE BICYCLE

a continuation of the frame carrying a bearing for the foot lever. At a point along the foot lever, varying

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Fig. 7
A VERY EARLY LEVER-DRIVEN SAFETY BICYCLE
This model preceded the chain-driven type by about two years

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Fig. 8
LAWSON'S CHAIN-DRIVEN SAFETY BICYCLE WHICH FIRST SAW THE LIGHT ABOUT 1878–9

with the type of machine, was a bearing for a connecting rod which connected the crank on the hub axle to the foot lever, in a similar way to the Facile already described.