DISRAELI DOCUMENTS

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle
March 1913 - La Bicyclette hors du Salon

T.C.F. Revue Mensuelle March 1913 - La Bicyclette hors du Salon scan 1 main image

Paul de Vivie yet again surveys the bicycle shows highlighting anything that catches his interest. Singled out for special praise this year is the Boizot concern - for offering oval chainrings and a five speed derailleur system.

It’s strangely comforting that oval chainwheels were already being periodically ‘invented’ and then forgotten as early as 1913. Like Morris Dancing, it’s a quaint tradition well worth maintaining.

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


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