Old School Fixed Gear Freestyle

We know that everything comes around again in fashion, but in fixed gear freestyle? Check out this post from Scientific American's article on fixed gear freestyle's finest from 1899! I know I've seen some of these moves in recent edits.

"Trick riding became widely popular in the late 1880s and 1890s in Europe and America. Bicycle academies and cycle racing had already proved their staying power, and many daring young riders sought ways to take the sport to a new level. In a piece from May 13, 1899, Scientific American featured two well-known trick riders from the States: N.C. Kaufman of Rochester, NY and Lee Richardson of Milwaukee, WI."
Scientific American

Thanks to AC at Bike Gallery for sharing!

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