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Bicycles...getting a handle on technology

Bicycle Slide Show

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The Franklin Institute Science Museum has several historical bicycles on display. Here are just a few of them, with a brief history of each. Once you've seen the slide show, take the quiz to see how well you learned these basic historical bicycle facts.

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Select one of five timelines:

 

read about the early years read about the early years read about the early years read about the early years read about the early years

find out what is so ordinary about these bicycles find out what is so ordinary about these bicycles find out what is so ordinary about these bicycles find out what is so ordinary about these bicycles

read about the safety bicycle read about the safety bicycle read about the safety bicycle read about the safety bicycle read about the safety bicycle read about the safety bicycle read about the safety bicycle

read about bicycles built for two or more people read about bicycles built for two or more people read about bicycles built for two or more people read about bicycles built for two or more people read about bicycles built for two or more people

read about racing and cruising bicycles read about racing and cruising bicycles read about racing and cruising bicycles read about racing and cruising bicycles read about racing and cruising bicycles read about racing and cruising bicycles

 

2.

I know my bicycle facts and I'm ready
to take the quiz!

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