"The Steel Horse" is a collection of stories and anecdotes related to the author's vast experiences cycling. A fascinating insight into the state of the sport at a time when it experienced an explosion of popularity, this volume is highly recommended for modern cycling enthusiasts and those with an interest in the history of the sport. Contents include: "In Which I make my Bow", "The Strange Wheelman", "A Care of Mistaken Identity", "Rowr Shelly, the Runaway", "Roy in Trouble", "Another Surprise for Roy", "Some Startling News", "On Board the White Squall", "A Swim in Rought Water", "The Boy who Wouldn't be Pumped", "On the Road Again", "Joe's Wild Ride", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the History of the Bicycle.