velocipede race, NY Times, Sept 8, 1868

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velocipede race, NY Times, Sept 8, 1868 - A velocipede race lately came off near Paris,...
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.

Clipped from The New York Times08 Sep 1868, TuePage 4

The New York Times (New York, New York)08 Sep 1868, TuePage 4
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