DISRAELI DOCUMENTS

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle
February 1909 - La Bicyclette au Salon (part II)

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle February 1909 - La Bicyclette au Salon (part II) scan 1 main image

Paul de Vivie toured the bicycle shows of the winter of 1908-9. This is the second of two resulting articles.

In it, he makes a case for having as many as 12 gears. This may seem a pitifully low number to the modern reader - but was considered extravagant a recently as 1980.

(Source gallica.bnf.fr/ Bibliothèque nationale de France)


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