Ordinary Racing Bicycle, 1887

Description
Dan Rudge & Co., of Coventry, England manufactured this Ordinary racing bicycle around 1887. This racing model was undoubtedly sold by their U.S. agents, Stoddard, Lovering & Co., of Boston, Massachusetts. The bicycle was originally owned by Godfrey A. S. Wieners who used it in racing events held by the Manhattan Athletic Club.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1887
maker
Rudge, Daniel
Measurements
wheel: 59 in; x 149.86 cm
wheel: 16 1/2 in; x 41.91 cm
ID Number
TR.318212
catalog number
318212
accession number
232558
Credit Line
Gift of Carl E. H. Von Sothen and Freda G. Von Sothen in memory of Godfrey A. S. Wieners
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Work and Industry: Transportation, Road
America on the Move
Bicycling
Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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