1860 – The Parisienne ladies tricycle

1860 – the Parisienne ladies tricycle.

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Especially women did not trust the two wheels in-line system of a bicycle, they where preferring to move on a tricycle..
With shelves and rods a pedal system was created.
The Scot MacMillan thought this system in 1839.

The bicycle shown is a Parisienne Women tricycle.

A more elegant way of moving than the exhausting paddle off the ground.

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