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Book Review: The Lost Cyclist

When David V. Herlihy was researching his encyclopedic 2004 volume, “Bicycle: The History,” he kept coming across dispatches from Frank Lenz, a young bookkeeper from Pittsburgh who set out in 1892 to tour the world on a newfangled “safety” bicycle with inflatable tires.

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4 Comments

  1. TerryMay 6, 2010 at 9:18 pm

    How do you lose a cyclist?

  2. Urban JeffMay 6, 2010 at 9:38 pmAuthor

    Ride faster than them.

  3. TerryMay 7, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    Hmmm, then I would probably be the lost cyclist!

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