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Cycle History 17

Proceedings, 17th International Cycling History Conference


Format: 8˝ x 11 in. hardcover
Description: 160 pages with 100 black & white illustrations
ISBN: 978-1-892495-60-0
Price: US$50
The latest volume in our series of Proceedings of the International Cycling History Conferences. Included are all the papers presented at the 17th Conference, July 2006 in York/Toronto, Canada.

Proceedings of the 17th International History Conference, held in York/Toronto, Canada

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Brief History of the ICHC
Nicholas Oddy: Cycling: A Game For All Players
Lorne Shields: Gleanings From Original Victorian Cycling Documents
Peter Cridland: “The Choice of Champions”: The CCM Flyer, 1921–1953
Brian Reynolds: Technological Innovation in the Canadian Bicycle Industry
Alun Hughes: Jeweler Thomas Jones and the Thorold Cannon Ball
P. G. Mackintosh: The Fin de Sičcle Bicycle Gymkhana in Ontario, Canada
Glen Norcliffe: The Technical & Social Significance of the Tricycle
Jinya Huang: Queen of the Road: Bicycling, Femininity, and The Lady Cyclist
K.J. James: Irish Cycling Holidays at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Nick Clayton: The First Safety Bicycle Race
Scotford Lawrence: Musings on a Manumotive Tricycle
Frank J. Berto: The Electric Streetcar and the End of the First American Bicycle Boom
Brian Rosenberg: Conserving Rubber & Plastic: Guidelines for Private Collectors and Museums
Michael Grützner: The Curry Landskiff
Gary W. Sanderson: What did Thomas Stevens Eat as he Rode Around the World, 1884–1886
Jonathan Botkin: Around the Bay: The 100-Mile San Francisco Bay Relay, 1893–1908
Edward Albert: Dick Power: A Forgotten New York City Grass-Roots Bike Builder
Ari de Wilde: Norman Dunham: A Pioneer Academic Cycling Historian and His Dissertation
Jan Králík: A Daring Man at the Old Lady
Chester R. Kyle: Racing Cyclists and the Birth of Aviation


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