velocipede race, NY Times, Sept 8, 1868
A velocipede race lately came off near Paris, at which two-wheeled two-wheeled two-wheeled and three-wneelod three-wneelod three-wneelod vekxa-pedee vekxa-pedee vekxa-pedee were tried against each other. ' The competitors competitors were stout young fellows, wearing loose coats and tall boots, and the course, which was about a mile and a furlough in length, was in part over a stone-paved stone-paved stone-paved road. The two-wheelod two-wheelod two-wheelod velocipede was the winner the distance being covered in four minutes, twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five seconds, while the three-wheeled three-wheeled three-wheeled velocipede was a long distance behind-hand.' behind-hand.' behind-hand.' Crowds of people lined the entire course, and loudly cheered the victorious victorious charioteer as he passed the winning post The velocipede has made its appearance in this City ; and we hope soon to witness a race between between trained competitors. In addition to all the other "champions" we already have, we shall love to ciironiolo the name of the champion vclocipodist.