c.1885  Bourdon  Unknown

Location In Museum: Landmarques

This was said to be one of the smallest cycles ever made, having a front wheel of 26 inches diameter. It was built by William Bourdon for his son Marcus and weighs 20 lbs. (9 kgs.).  Marcus went on to become a well known journalist in Coventry.

From “Bartleet’s Bicycle Book”, H.W. Bartleet, No. 15, page 68

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