December 14th is JK Starley’s birthday. John Kemp is the creator of the Safety bicycle, one of the key inventions of the last 150 years. Thanks to him billions of bikes have been sold around the world since 1885. The Bicycle Association of GB decided to celebrate his achievements: flowers and a card have been left on his grave in Coventry, saying thanks from all cyclists.
From: The Bike Hub
I hope to add more on this next week.