MAUPOME 1898 CICLISTA

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MAUPOME 1898 CICLISTA - MM f <* WIW* VB.MVM WU V*W Borne litely road...
MM f <* WIW* VB.MVM WU V*W Borne litely road and w , „ Wing held Qnier the auspices Tn? v»** , ,. >' r a ma,: JO./dflaj«*, .till .v« D , A *^rt*to*&m'<yte&fo'< %hat height of irame; adja«ttri*it of saddle and 'handle bans length of crank, eta, are most desirable. As things are now managed a would-be buyer may have to mount seVeral different bicycles' in the Store, and a great deal of experimenting is certain to be necessary before the most satisfactory position is found. Tbe' new invention is A dummy -bicycle full of sliding joibts, and i-i arranged BO that 4 'the machine can be readily adjusted to any rider and an opportunity afforded to learn precisely what/position and. what Style of cycle ia most suited^to him. A leading bicycle dealer states that a shortage in high grade Wheels is prom- teed for next month. According to this man, several makers have ^admitted to him ttiat they aro not prepared to fill any considerable orders for such machines although it is likely that there will be a lively demand fpr them as soon as the weather settles. Tho tradesman alladid to says that manufacturers haVe alt made up [large stocks of medium-grade and cheap wheels, but have; made very few of the highest grades and will certainly be caught napping if the demand proves to he anywhere near so large as it prom* ises to be. , >. Arthur A. Zimmerman, the former champion ia how racing in the city of Mexioojwhere he naa won hisjfir^-t race, defeating Mohler, the champion, and Maupome. The Mexican champion was in his,best form, and did his best to do- feat the "Skeeter."- The latter made the pace all through the race, and won after a hard ^rive" by three-quarters of a length. The time for the mile was,2:37. On the same day Zimmerman rode against a Random team in a half-mile race, and won in 1.05, Hi? second appearance in the Mexican capital was on Saturday. v He will ride in several other races before joining the Rational Circuit in the states. *

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  1. The Daily Times,
  2. 26 Apr 1898, Tue,
  3. Page 7

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