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  • 1899 Beeston Humber Chainless Safety (Metropole Acatene)

    Click here to view at The Online Bicycle Museum [In America] …the chainless had a checkered history that is still largely undocumented. The bevel-gear version was invented twice, in 1893 in France by the Metropole firm and in 1892 in Springfield, Massachusetts, by S.A Grant. Grant assigned his patent rights to a new firm organised […]