Friday, August 14, 2015

Fact of the Day: First Bicycle

In the early 19th century, German inventor Karl Drais made a device called the Laufmaschine. It also became known as the Dandy Horse and the draisine in English. It later evolved into the modern-day bicycle. 

10 comments:

Paulina Mo, lilbitsofchic.com said...

Oh cool!!

~Pau
www.lilbitsofchic.com

Mary Kirkland said...

Interesting. I used to love riding my bike.

Christine said...

great invention!

Pat Hatt said...

And still a hit today, as bikers get in the way

Bob Bushell said...

Better to get there by walking. Hasn't he heard of pedals?

Dascha said...

Oh wauw!

x

Martha said...

Very cool invention!

stephen Hayes said...

It does look like a bike.

Caro * said...

Stunning invention ! :)

bj said...

I love this fact...such a great invention.