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Encyclopedia > Pierre Lallement

Pierre Lallement (1843?-1891) was the inventor of the bicycle. 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This racing bicycle is built using lightweight, shaped aluminium tubing and carbon fiber stays and forks. ...


As a 19-year-old maker of baby carriages in Nancy, France in 1862, Lallement saw someone ride by on a dandy horse, and was inspired to build one of his own, but with the addition of a transmission comprised of a rotary crank mechanism and pedals attached to the front-wheel hub. He thus succeeding in creating the first true bicycle after he moved to Paris in 1863. For transportation of a baby or toddler there are special vehicles, special car seats, and devices for carrying. ... This article is about the city in France named Nancy. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... dandy horse is the inspiration for the bicycle. ... Transmission is the following: Generally, transmission is the act of passing something on. ... See: Rotary engine Rotary International Rotary milking shed rotary intersections This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A crank is a bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the end of a shaft, by which motion is imparted to or received from it; also used to change circular into reciprocating motion, or reciprocating into circular motion. ... A bicycle pedal provides the connection between the cyclists foot or shoe and the crankarm allowing the leg to be used to turn the crank. ... Hub may refer to the following: Look up Hub on Wiktionary, the free dictionary The center of a wheel. ... This racing bicycle is built using lightweight, shaped aluminium tubing and carbon fiber stays and forks. ... , The Eiffel Tower, the tallest structure in Paris, is an international symbol of the city. ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ...


Lallement apparently interacted with the Olivier brothers, who saw great commercial potential in his invention. The Oliviers formed a partnership with Pierre Michaux to mass-produce a 2-wheeled velocipede after Lallement's design in 1864, and Lallement himself apparently become an employee of Michaux for a short time. The Olivier brothers Aimé, René, and Marius, were the first people responsible for recognizing the commercial potential of Pierre Lallements invention, the bicycle. ... It has been suggested that Continuous flow production be merged into this article or section. ... The front wheel from a racing bicycle made using a Mavic rim A bicycle wheel is a wheel designed for a bicycle. ... The velocipede was the predecessor of the bicycle, introduced in the Victorian age. ...


Lallement left France in July 1865 for America, settling in Ansonia, Connecticut, where he built and demonstrated an improved version of his bicycle. He filed the earliest and only patent for the pedal-bicycle in April 1866, the patent being awarded in November. His patent drawing shows a machine bearing a great resemblance to the style of dandy-horse built by Denis Johnson of London, with its serpentine frame, the only differences being the addition of the pedals and cranks, and a thin strip of iron above the frame acting as a spring upon which he mounted the saddle, to provide a more comfortable ride. 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... ... Ansonia is a city and town located in New Haven County, Connecticut, on the Naugatuck River, immediately north of Derby and about 12 miles northwest of New Haven. ... A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a state to a person for a fixed period of time in exchange for the regulated, public disclosure of certain details of a device, method, process or composition of matter (substance) (known as an invention) which is new, inventive, and... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Denis Johnson riding a hobby-horse, Lithograph 1819. ... A bicycle frame is the main component of a bicycle, onto which wheels and other components are fitted. ... See: A saddle is a seat for a rider fastened to a horses back. ...


Failing to interest an American manufacturer in producing his machine, Lallement returned to Paris in 1868, just as the Michaux bicycles were creating the first bicycle craze in France, an enthusiasm which spread to the rest of Europe and to America. Lallement returned to America again sometime before 1880, which was the date of a patent infrigement suit where he testified on behalf of plaintiff Albert Pope, who had bought his patent. Lallement died in obscurity in 1891 in Boston. 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiographic one, leading to some dispute as to Europes actual borders. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Albert Augustus Pope, US industrialist, (lived 1843 -1909) - sometimes called Colonel Pope - founded a successful bicycle manufacturing company in 1878. ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Boston is a town and small port c. ...


 
 

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