Lessons from the past: How to handle a bicycle


ERJ 8 Jan 1891 handlesAs described in the 8 Jan, 1891 issue of ERJ, the inventors of this helpful device for cyclists took the idea of putting air into tires to handlebar level:

Cyclists know so well how much their comfort is enhanced by being supplied with good handles, that any real improvement in this direction is likely to meet quick appreciation and adoption.

Messrs Lampugh and Brown of 135 Colman Street, Birmingham have brought out the ingeniously designed handles shown in…

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