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"Monocycle" patent, 1894

Patent 521786. Completely wacky. How does one steer?? And uhm why is the chain ring triangular? (That could be a separate patent, actually. Assuming it had some benefit. Which I doubt.)

 

www.google.com/patents?id=JERuAAAAEBAJ&zoom=4&dq=...

 

wheelbike.blogspot.com/. My blog about cycling history.

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Taken on November 10, 2011