How the Bicycle Paved the Way for Women's Rights

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How the Bicycle Paved the Way for Women's Rights

The bicycle, when it was still new technology, went through a series of rapid iterations in the 19th century before it really went mainstream. Designers toyed with different-sized front and back wheels, the addition of chains and cranks and pedals, and tested a slew of braking mechanisms. 

By the 1890s, America was totally obsessed with the bicycle—which by then looked pretty much like the ones we ride today.

We invite you to read the full article published June 26, 2014

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