DISRAELI DOCUMENTS

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle
January 1901 - Un peu plus de lumière

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle January 1901 - Un peu plus de lumiere scan 1 main image

Paul de Vivie lays out the recipe for a practical touring bike including the requirement for many gears, all with a freewheel. It’s hard to imagine today, but there appears to have been a real discussion about the relative merits of having all your gears with a freewheel action, having a multi speed fixed set up or even having a mixture of freewheeling and fixed gears.

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


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