The Modern Bicycle and its accessories
Rider Dealer And Makerr
||Transportation and Vehicles
||Jan 1, 1898
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To the Cyclist who appreciates the advantage of understanding his wheel, Its mechanism and its construction, for the same reason and hecause of the same interest felt by a horseman in his roadster, an engineer in his locomotive, or a yachtsman in his boat, the following pages can scarcely fall to be of Interest and value.
Table of contents
CHAPTER I. EVOLUTION OF THE BICYCLE-1816 TO 1899.
CHAPTER II. THE CHAINLESS WHEEL.
CHAPTER III. CHAINLESS vs. CHAIN.
CHAPTER IV. FRAME AND FORK CONSTRUCTION.
CHAPTER V. CHAIN PROTECTION.
CHAPTER VI. THE CHAIN AND ITS FUNCTIONS.
CHAPTER VII. HUBS, SPOKES AND RIMS.
CHAPTER VIII. EVOLUTION OF THE TIRE
CHAPTER IX. BEARINGS AND POINTS OF CONTACT
CHAPTER X. CRANKS, PEDALS AND AXLES.
CHAPTER XI. THE SADDLE.
CHAPTER XIII. LAMPS AND LAMP BRACKETS.
CHAPTER XIV. CYCLOMETERS AND OTHER SUNDRIES.
CHAPTER XV FREAKS AND USELESS DEVICES.
CHAPTER XVI. TANDEMS AND MULTICYCLES
CHAPTER XVII. MOTOR VEHICLES.