Peoria's Early Cycling History

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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 presentation will discuss the historical significance of Central Illinois bicycle manufacturing and bicycle racing during the 1890s.
Original languageAmerican English
StatePublished - Jan 10 2016
EventPeoria Riverfront Museum -
Duration: Jan 10 2016 → …


ConferencePeoria Riverfront Museum
Period1/10/16 → …


  • Peoria Bicycle History
  • Bicycle History
  • Illinois Bicycle History


  • United States History

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