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Vintage Postcard Cycling

The phrase "la petite reine " (the little queen) has passed into the French language as a term for a bicycle

The origins are from 1891, when the editor of the first sporting newspaper of France, Pierre Giffard, wrote a history of bicycle development. The expression was made emblematic by the picture on the cover of a young woman wearing a bicycle as a crown!

My first bike looked a lot like this. Don't you just love those streamers! What did your first bike look like?

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