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Cycle History 10

Proceedings, 10th International Cycling History Conference
Edited by H-E Lessing and Andrew Ritchie

Format: 8½ x 11 in.
Description: 168 pages with 150 black & white illustrations
ISBN: 1-892495-05-8
Price: US$50
Another volume in our series of Proceedings of the International Cycling History Conferences. Included are all the papers presented at the 1999 Conference, held in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Proceedings of the 1999 Nijmegen conference. Please note that the original hardcover edition of this book is no longer available and this is a softcover photocopied facsimile edition.

About the Editors

Prof. Dr. Hans-Erhard Lessing has been Germany’s most influential publicist and historian of cycling since 1978, when his first book, Das Fahrradbuch, appeared with the major paperback house Rohwolth. Lately he has been the one to uncover the fraud of the alleged Leonardo DaVinci bicycle, explaining how the fake was probably inserted at the time of the recent restauration of the Codex Atlanticus. He lives in Mannheim, Germany

Andrew Ritchie is the author of the first historically correct social history of the bicycle in modern times, King of the Road, published in 1975 (this book is currently being revised for publication of an updated edition by Johns Hopkins University Press). He is also the author of Major Taylor, the biography of the first African-American sportsman to reach international fame. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Table of Contents
Author Title of Paper
Nick Clayton Of Bicycles, Bijker, and Bunkum
Jan Králík and Jaroslav Vozniák The History of Kohout High-Wheel Bicycles
Bruce Epperson: After Pope After Pope: The Pope Manufacturing Company and the American Bicycle Industry, 1899–1990
Alastair Dodds The Scottish Cycle Before Macmillan
Walter Ulreich Bicycles of Josef Erlach and Valentin Wiegele
Gertjan Moed The First Cycle Track in the Netherlands
Otto Beaujon Was Bicycle Development Stunted by Organized Racing?
Hans-Erhard Lessing An Early Patent of a Two-Wheeler on Rails
Roger Street One Small Step for Mankind
Theo Stevens The Short and Remarkable Career of Mathieu Cordang
Volker Briese Disputes About Bicycle Exhibitions in Germany
Ron Shepherd Ossie Nicholson, Australian Cycling Legend
Scotsford Lawrence The Bicycle in Art and the Problem of Representation of the Moving Image
Jacoba Steenwijk-Kuypers Freedom on the Bicycle: Women's Choice
Frank J. Berto The Great American Bicycle Boom
Ulrike Rossmeissl Restoration is Not Renovation
Nicholas Oddy Toward a Policy on Restoration
Stephanie Rothemund Leather Conservation and Restoration
Gertjan Moed Restoration of the Queen Wilhelmina Fongers

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