The Forgotten Contributions of Central Illinois to the Bicycle Boom of the 1890s
Central Illinois played a significant role in the bicycle boom of the 1890s. This role has been largely forgotten and overshadowed by the better-known Chicago history. This paper will discuss the historical significance of Central Illinois bicycle manufacturing and bicycle racing during the 1890s.
United States History
Sweet, Chris, "The Forgotten Contributions of Central Illinois to the Bicycle Boom of the 1890s" (2015). Scholarly Publications. Paper 82.