Happy Birthday Bicycle!

At the rate technology advances these days, it’s hard to wrap one’s head around the fact, that an analogue device such as the bicycle is only 200 years old. Today.

We were on the spot in Karlsruhe when they celebrated the Birthday of the Bicycle – the one we recognise today and all those versions that came before: Draisine, or Laufmaschine, Velocipede and the Penny-farthing. Let’s take a quick tour of the history of the bicycle.