Incorrect title

“Two men looking at broken bicycle wheel.”

Broken bicycle fork - Library of Congress photo

I don’t think the title on this photo is correct. The wheel looks fine to me. Can you tell what’s really wrong in this photo?

The full description for this photo given at the Library of Congress has the correct details, if you don’t spot it right away. Photo 1897 by F. T. Harmon.


  • October 9, 2012 - 9:00 am | Permalink

    that detachable fork crown was probably not a factory option

  • Chip
    October 9, 2012 - 9:33 am | Permalink

    The pedals and saddle came off their unicycle?

  • October 9, 2012 - 1:25 pm | Permalink
    This page has correct title, but URL has incorrect name. Simon Clarke won KOM of Vuerta on the same day.

  • Obi
    October 9, 2012 - 7:09 pm | Permalink

    He was “J.R.A. when the fork suddenly exploded on it’s own accord my good man.”?

  • bikesgonewild
    October 9, 2012 - 8:38 pm | Permalink

    …ummm, they’re not wearing sidis ???…

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