Le Vélocipède Illustré

Le Vélocipède Illustré (Bicycle Illustrated) was a fortnightly (twice monthly) illustrated French newspaper which covered cycling, water sports, mechanical arts and sciences, fine arts, and industry. First published in Paris on the 1 April 1869 by Richard Lesclide, it continued publication until 1872. As part of its promotional marketing Le Vélocipède Illustré co-organised the world's first 'city to city' road-race for bicycles, from Paris to Rouen on 7 November 1869. ()

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