‘Hell on Wheels: Life With Mutant Bicycles’

Since bicycles began, people have been modifying them, improving them or just making them more interesting. After all, the “safety bicycle” we know of today was quite an oddity when it first took to the streets.

In its December 27, 1948 issue, Life Magazine featured a collection of curious contraptions built by the Chicago chapter of the National Bicycle Dealers’ Association. See the gallery here.

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