“Sports - Bicycling - Charles ‘Mile A Minute’ Murphy with bicycle.”
From the New York Public Library.

Sports - Bicycling - Charles ‘Mile A Minute’ Murphy with bicycle.”

From the New York Public Library.

"Sports - Bicycling - Charles ‘Mile A Minute’ Murphy with bicycle.” 
The sign in the frame reads “This is the original bicycle on which Charles ‘Mile A Minute’ Murphy made his memorable ride behind a locomotive on the LIRR, June 21st 1899. Time 57 4/5 Seconds.”
From the New York Public Library.

"Sports - Bicycling - Charles ‘Mile A Minute’ Murphy with bicycle.”

The sign in the frame reads “This is the original bicycle on which Charles ‘Mile A Minute’ Murphy made his memorable ride behind a locomotive on the LIRR, June 21st 1899. Time 57 4/5 Seconds.”

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"Men with tandem bicycle," New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940.
(Judging by other photographs in the NYPL’s collection, a number of people rode some distance to visit the fair, and it looks like there was usually a picture taken of their “official” arrival.)
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"Men with tandem bicycle," New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940.

(Judging by other photographs in the NYPL’s collection, a number of people rode some distance to visit the fair, and it looks like there was usually a picture taken of their “official” arrival.)

From the New York Public Library.

Man on bicycle, New York World’s Fair, 1939-40.
(The sign in the frame reads “First Flight Bicycle Mail/Miami/New York/1940”.)
From the New York Public Library.

Man on bicycle, New York World’s Fair, 1939-40.

(The sign in the frame reads “First Flight Bicycle Mail/Miami/New York/1940”.)

From the New York Public Library.

Man on bicycle, New York World’s Fair, 1939-40.
From the New York Public Library.

Man on bicycle, New York World’s Fair, 1939-40.

From the New York Public Library.

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Transportfiets c.1940

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Transportfiets c.1940