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Across the Australian outback by bicycle 100 years ago

The development of smaller cameras and more durable film in the late 19th and early 20th century added a whole new dimension to explorations by bicycle.

Edward ‘Ryko’ Reichenbach took advantage of that technology to publicize his record-setting, 3,000 km south-north bicycle ride across Australia in just 28 days in 1914.

Some photos taken by …

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