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03/23/04 12:40 PM 03/23/04 12:40 PM
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Trying to find "stumpjumper" to post about "tub thumper"
I found this picture of a velocipede:
On 1870 unpaved roads, that must have given your tailbones
Re: velocipede #125911
04/08/04 10:44 AM 04/08/04 10:44 AM
Joined: Mar 2000
Italy - Perugia is a town with... emanuela
Italy - Perugia is a town with...
Do you feel the root?
piede = feet
in other words, a way for moving fast
Re: velocipede #125912
07/12/04 07:46 PM 07/12/04 07:46 PM
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British Columbia, Canada Zed
British Columbia, Canada
The early ones had no pedals so the pelvis and spine (to be polite about it) would take the entire force. And no brakes - it's a wonder anyone survived to keep inventing!
Re: velocipede [Re: Zed] #213406
11/29/13 07:03 PM 11/29/13 07:03 PM
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 1 Interfacecadet
If everything worked perfectly, there would be no progress. Interesting, however, that today's bicycle refers to the structure of the machine and not to the power source. I wonder why...
Last edited by Interfacecadet; 11/29/13 07:04 PM.
Re: velocipede [Re: Interfacecadet] #213415
12/02/13 08:01 PM 12/02/13 08:01 PM
Joined: Jun 2006
Netherlands, the Hague BranShea
Netherlands, the Hague
It could keep me happy for a while though. Your post is in a very old and long out of attention thread. Maybe that's why they overlooked you.Originally Posted By: InterfacecadetIf everything worked perfectly, there would be no progress.
As for bikes, the construction of the bike is of more importance than the construction of your feet. Wheels over heels.
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