From Boneshaker to BMX: 150 years of the bicycle

From Boneshaker to BMX: 150 years of the bicycle

Present day -- Carbon fiber road bicycles ride alongside full suspension all-terrain bikes and brightly colored cycle hire vehicles. More than 100 million are produced each year and the bike has realized its promise as the vehicle for the global "everyman." Yet, development of highly specialized components -- including disc brakes, electronic derailleurs, asymmetrical custom frames -- continues, and a top bike can now cost well over $10,000.

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by CNN

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Posted on January 29, 2014 at 9:51 PM

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