To celebrate the 196th anniversary of The Running Machine (invented 1817) German designers have gone back to basics and invented the same thing again ‘hoping to design a more environmentally friendly type of transport’.
The original running bike. Photo by Gun Powder Ma wikipedia
A prototype of the bicycle were various running machines or ‘hobby horses’. This ‘running machine was developed by German Baron Karl von Drais in 1817
A potted history of the bicycle from early ‘boneshakers’ and Penny Farthings to the latest models.