Seal Cove Auto Museum, Antique Autos and Motorcycles from the Brass Era, Mount Desert Island, Maine
1886 Columbia Bicycle

Expert 54 Ordinary

First there were velocipedes, then boneshakers, and then penny-farthings (i.e. high wheelers). All offered mobility without walking or using a horse, but while fun, their use was limited by an individual’s strength, agility and the condition of the roads.