The Cycle Industry, its origin, history and latest developments

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Walter Ferdinando Grew

Narrated By: Phil Benson

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2015

Duration: 3 hours 12 minutes


From the velocipede to the motor cycle in twenty chapters. A short history of the British bicycle industry from its origins in a Coventry sewing machine factory in 1868 to its transformation into one of the countries most important industries. A reminder of the days when bicycles ruled the roads from the Pitman's Common Commodities and Industry Series. - Summary by Phil Benson


  • C Sagna

    Fascinating how many iterations it took to get to the versions and choices of bicycles we have today.