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Velocipede

1866

Pierre Lallement  

of Paris

Lallement added the pedal and crank to the "velocipede." 

"By this construction of a velocipede, after a little practice the rider is enabled to drive the same at an incredible velocity, with the greatest ease."

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Last updated: 11/29/2002

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