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    • The Mechanical Horse

    • How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life
    • By: Margaret Guroff
    • Narrated by: Margaret Guroff
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With cities across the country adding miles of bike lanes and building bike-share stations, bicycling is enjoying a new surge of popularity in America. It seems that every generation or two, Americans rediscover the freedom of movement, convenience, and relative affordability of the bicycle. The earliest two-wheeler, the draisine, arrived in Philadelphia in 1819 and astonished onlookers with the possibility of propelling themselves "like lightning".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent history of the bike

    • By John on 06-16-17

    Regular price: $19.95