Fun Fact

Question: From about 1895, when bicycle riding became popular in Delaware, the clergy made use of it as a mode of transportation. The congregation of which church gave its rector a bicycle in 1896 to help him get around his parish?

Clue: The cornerstone of the church was laid in 1857.

Answer: here

Photograph: 1886 Rover safety bicycle at the British Motor Museum. The first modern bicycle, it featured a rear-wheel-drive, chain-driven cycle, with two similar-sized wheels. Dunlop's pneumatic tire was added to the bicycle in 1888.