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Asked in Movies
What are the release dates for Velocipede Bike Project - 2008?
Velocipede Bike Project - 2008 was released on: USA: 3 October 2008 (Tacoma Film Festival) USA: 28 February 2009 (Takoma Park Film Festival) ...
Asked in Inventions, Bike Types
How long did it take to invent the first pedal bicycle?
The first appearance of a two-wheeled riding machine with pedals was in 1865. The first pedal bicycle was named Velocipede, which is Latin for fast foot. ...
Asked in Inventions, Motorcycles
Who invented motorcycles?
Gottlieb Daimler is thought to have invented the first real motorcycle in 1885. A steam powered velocipede (the earliest known motorcycle) was invented by Sylvester H. Roper in 1867. The machine was coal powered and never met commercial success. ...
Asked in Typewriters
Where did baron Karl von drais invent the typewriter?
He did not invent the typewriter. He built an early, non-pedaled form of bicycle called the draisenne, technically a velocipede. Essentially, one could run while atop the device, then pick your legs up to coast. ...
Asked in Inventions, Sports
When did Kirkpatrick MacMillan die?
Date of Death: 26 January 1878 I have no idea whether or not Kirkpatrick Macmillan dead on 26 January 1878, but I sure that his soul was no longer alive after the failure of demonstration of his velocipede (bicycle) at public exhibition in Glasgow in June 1842. ...
Asked in Bicycles
When did Ernest Michaux invent a bicycle?
In 1861 when he and his father, Pierre Michaux added for the first time pedals to a draisine in France. This machine was at first called a "Michaudine" and "Velocipede" from where the French term "Velo" and translated into English "Bicycle". This was the first known resemblance of a bicycle as we know it today. ...
Asked in Inventions, Mathematicians
What did Pierre Lallement invent?
Pierre Lallement, who had previously dabbled in making baby carriages, invented the velocipede, better known today as the bicycle. According to historical accounts, he saw people using a rather awkward wheeled vehicle, called a dandy horse. So he then added the basic components of today's bicycles to create a working bicycle. ...
Asked in Bicycles, Definitions
What does velocipede mean?
It is a compound made up (by a French bicycle manufacturer in the 1800s) from the Latin roots velox (fast, swift) and pes (foot), so something along the lines of "fleet of foot". An early bicycle propelled by pushing the feet along the ground while straddling the vehicle. ...