Saturday, December 17, 2011

The Wright Cycle Company

The historic note on the Wright Bros. first flight brought to mind that they were first known for their bicycles.  I always wondered if the bicycle in this wonderful scene from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was a Wright bicycle,

Here's a page on the cycle company.  Here's another page with wonderful photos from the Wright Bros. archives, including their signature Van Cleve bicycle.


  1. Nice clip. I had forgotten how charming that movie was.

  2. Great movie. One of the few Westerns my wife enjoyed watching ; )