The History of the Bike

Steve and I are cycle-fiends. We’ve decided in the approaching winter months it is going to replace kayaking and become “our thing”. Only when it’s not raining, of course.

Cycling in China
Cycling in China

We like to cycle around new cities on holiday, mountain bike, and cycle with Phoebe in tow along the canal near our house. It’s my fave form of fitness as, unlike on a treadmill, you actually feel like you’re going somewhere!

Cycling in Barcelona
Cycling in Barcelona

Bikes are one of those items that have become ingrained in human life and you can’t go far without bumping into one – sometimes literally. Have you ever thought about the history of the bike? Where it came from, and what did early bikes look like? Well, if you have, see the infographic below and you might get some answers.

A Gumtree graphic - The history of the bike

The History of the Bike is a graphic produced by Gumtree.com.

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