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27th annual International Cycling History Conference 2016 and Cycle-bration of 150 years of bicycling in America

Welcome in the USA

USA 2016
USA 2016
USA 2016

album: USA 2016

„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America

The big „Cycle-Bration“ event in New Haven (Connecticut) celebrated 150 years of bicycling in America. This was for an all age bike and rider event 2016 June 25th and 26th and was open to the public, free of costs, and open to bicycles (and riders) of all ages. This was part of the Arts and Ideas festival ( New Haven's largest festive). 

„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America
„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America
„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America
„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America
„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America
„Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America

album: „Cycle-Bration“ - 150 years of bicycling in America

Pierre Lallement memory 

2016 marks the 150 year anniversary of the first bicycle patent in the world !!!! Pierre Lallement (lived Ansonia, Main Street) rode across the New Haven Green April 4th 1866 ( first newspaper account of a bicycle ride in the world) , he files for a patent April 30th with patent attorney John Earl, and the worlds first bicycle patent was granted November 20th 1866. 

Pierre Lallement memory
Pierre Lallement memory
Pierre Lallement memory
Pierre Lallement memory
Pierre Lallement memory
Pierre Lallement memory

album: Pierre Lallement memory

Pierre Lallement patent 1866

Lallement patent 1866
Lallement patent 1866
Lallement patent 1866

album: Lallement patent 1866

Pierre Lallement Bicycle Festival and Ride

We rode Pierre Lallement's original ride Derby to Ansonia and back. 

Lallement's original ride
Lallement's original ride
Lallement's original ride
Lallement's original ride
Lallement's original ride
Lallement's original ride

album: Lallement's original ride

Witty Velocipede

June – July 1868, Made by Calvin Witty of Brooklyn, NY under order of the Hanlon Brothers, copied from Lallement patent drawing. Non adjustable saddle or pedals.

One of America´s first velocipedes.

Witty Velocipede
Witty Velocipede
Witty Velocipede

album: Witty Velocipede

International Cycling History Conference

Very nice and friendly New Haven hosted this year's conference. Carey Williams opened the conference in very good mood and the same atmosphere was there for all next days.

ICHC - North haven
ICHC - North haven
ICHC - North haven
ICHC - North haven
ICHC - North haven
ICHC - North haven

album: ICHC - North haven

Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"

One part of International Cycling History Conference was very nice exhibition at the Best Western, 201 Washington Ave , North Haven , CT (June 25th to 29th 2016)

Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"
Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"
Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"
Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"
Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"
Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"

album: Exhibition "150 years of bicycling in America"

27th International Cycling History Conference 2016 - Lectures

The American Cycling Experience - A Photographic Record 1850-1950.

Lorne Shields, Canada

Lorne Shields
Lorne Shields
Lorne Shields

album: Lorne Shields

The Hobby Horse in America, man learns to balance 1819.

Glen Norcliffe, Canada

Glen Norcliffe
Glen Norcliffe
Glen Norcliffe

album: Glen Norcliffe

Pierre Lallement and the Velocipede era, man learns to pedal, 1865-70.

David Herlihy, Boston ,MA

David Herlihy
David Herlihy
David Herlihy

album: David Herlihy

The rise and fall of the high bicycle; pedaling with a view, 1870-1893.

Carey Williams, Chicago IL

Carey Williams
Carey Williams
Carey Williams

album: Carey Williams

Boom and bust of the American bicycle craze, 1890's.

Paul Rubenson, Baltimore , MD

An Autobiography between the lines; Karl Kron's 10,000 miles on a bicycle.

Dave Buchanan, Edmonton, Canada

Dave Buchanan
Dave Buchanan
Dave Buchanan

album: Dave Buchanan

Reading Smart ('s diary). Mapping the routes and embodied subjectivity of a 1890's cyclist.

Christine Bachman-Sanders, Minn, MN

Christine Bachman-Sanders
Christine Bachman-Sanders
Christine Bachman-Sanders

album: Christine Bachman-Sanders

Trans Am Trail, America's Bicycle route.

Greg Siple, Adventure Cycling Association Missoula, Montana

Greg Siple
Greg Siple

album: Greg Siple

Bicycling History Archive.

Joanne Riley, Healey Library University Mass, Boston

Joanne Riley
Joanne Riley
Joanne Riley

album: Joanne Riley

Joseph R Wilson Jr, State vs Yopp and the League of American Wheelmen.

Michael Gately, NYC

Michael Gately
Michael Gately

album: Michael Gately

"Mount Holly and Smithville Bicycle Railroad".

Dennis McDonald, Medford, NJ

Dennis McDonald
Dennis McDonald
Dennis McDonald

album: Dennis McDonald

America's first bicycles: the velocipede era

Carey Williams, Chicago. IL

Carey Williams II
Carey Williams II
Carey Williams II

album: Carey Williams II

The life of Charles Palmer, (New Rapid)

Christian Wignall, San Francisco, CA

Christian Wignall
Christian Wignall
Christian Wignall

album: Christian Wignall

The safety bicycle

Nick Clayton, UK

Nick Clayton
Nick Clayton
Nick Clayton

album: Nick Clayton

Unveiled, a chain drive American velocipede tricycle

Lorne Shields, Toronto Canada

Lorne Shields II
Lorne Shields II
Lorne Shields II

album: Lorne Shields II

"Lady Cyclists" Dress and tricycling in Britain and the United States during the 1880's

Catlin Cohn, MN

Catlin Cohn
Catlin Cohn
Catlin Cohn

album: Catlin Cohn

The Needham Tricycle

John Malseed, UK

John Malseed
John Malseed
John Malseed

album: John Malseed

Wheel Violence

Duncan Jamieson Ashland University, OH

Duncan Jamieson
Duncan Jamieson
Duncan Jamieson

album: Duncan Jamieson

Bicycling and bicycling advocacy on Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 1970-present

John Allen, Boston, MA

John Allen
John Allen
John Allen

album: John Allen

The Henley Bicycle Works and its founder

Gary Sanderson, Verona, NJ

Gary Sanderson
Gary Sanderson
Gary Sanderson

album: Gary Sanderson

1982 The year of the plastic bicycles

Chris Morris, B. C., Canada

Chris Morris
Chris Morris
Chris Morris

album: Chris Morris

Overman and Eastman. The bond (and break) of American icon George Eastman and bicycle magnate Albert Overman

David Herlihy, Boston, MA

David Herlihy II
David Herlihy II
David Herlihy II

album: David Herlihy II

The church or the wheel, religion contends with the American bicycle boom

Chris Sweet, IL

Chris Sweet
Chris Sweet

album: Chris Sweet

Fred St. Onge and the Transformation of Bicycling in the Bust Years

Lorenz J. Finison, Ph.D, Boston Mass

Lorenz J. Finison Ph.D
Lorenz J. Finison Ph.D
Lorenz J. Finison Ph.D

album: Lorenz J. Finison Ph.D

Traces of 19th Century Cycling in the building environment

Robert MCCullough, VT

Robert MCCullough
Robert MCCullough
Robert MCCullough

album: Robert MCCullough

Cycling in the 19th century Gent

Dirk Van Luchem, Gent , Belgium

Dirk Van Luchem
Dirk Van Luchem
Dirk Van Luchem

album: Dirk Van Luchem

28th ICHC Mannheim, Germany 2017

Eva Gramlich

Eva Gramlich
Eva Gramlich
Eva Gramlich

album: Eva Gramlich

This monument  was erected in 2008 in memory of Major Taylor  in his adopted home town, Worcester, Mass.

Major Taylor
Major Taylor
Major Taylor

album: Major Taylor

Bus trip to see "Pope Manufacturing Company" in Hartfort, Connecticut and "Ames Manufacturing Company" in Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Pope M.C. and Ames M.C.
Pope M.C. and Ames M.C.
Pope M.C. and Ames M.C.

album: Pope M.C. and Ames M.C.

Next abandoned buildings were nice too....

For Lease
For Lease
For Lease

album: For Lease

A fantastic brochure compiled by Mr.Robert McCullough. Very good job. Thank you.

Robert McCullough
Robert McCullough
Robert McCullough

album: Robert McCullough

We stopeed in The Henry Sheldon Museum in Middlebury, Vermont to see showcasing the extensive bicycle collection of Glenn Eames with the exhibit "Pedaling Through History: 150 Years of the Bicycle“. It was top peak our way!!

Contact: http://henrysheldonmuseum.org/

191 - Henry Sheldon Museum
191 - Henry Sheldon Museum
191 - Henry Sheldon Museum
191 - Henry Sheldon Museum
191 - Henry Sheldon Museum
191 - Henry Sheldon Museum

album: 191 - Henry Sheldon Museum

Shelburne Museum is a museum of art, design, and American located in Shelburne, Vermont, United States. Over 150,000 works are exhibited in 38 exhibition buildings, 25 of which are historic and were relocated to the Museum grounds. It is located on 45 acres (18 ha) near Lake Champlain.

Contact: https://shelburnemuseum.org

Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Museum

album: Shelburne Museum

Blacksmith and Wheelwright

Shelburne Museum II
Shelburne Museum II
Shelburne Museum II
Shelburne Museum II
Shelburne Museum II
Shelburne Museum II

album: Shelburne Museum II

Old SeaPort MYSTIC, Connecticut

Contact: http://www.mysticseaport.org/

Mystic
Mystic
Mystic

album: Mystic

 

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