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Bicycles and Cycling History: A Resource Guide

Bicycle History

The Library of Congress collections have a number of materials related to the history and evolution of the bicycle. ​When searching the Library of Congress Online Catalog, it is possible to locate materials by browsing by call number (LC Classification "GV" and particularly the GV1040 series) or by subject heading:

Print Resources

The following selected titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.

Digital Collections

These following digital collections are a great place to look for materials for researching bicycle history.