The History of Cycling

Happy Birthday, Karl Drais!

Two Hundred and Sixty Three years ago on this day today Baron Karl Friedrich Christian Ludwig Drais von Sauerbronn (later known as Karl Drais) was born in the town of Karlsruhe. Wait, who’s that? Well, no one else than the inventor of the first “bicycle – like” vehicle, the so called “Draisine”. But first things…

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