Patent for improvements in the driving mechanism of velocipedes and other road vehicles

Scope and Content

Two speed gearing for tricycles and other power propelled vehicles; one wheel connected to driving axle with a clutch mechanism enabling it to turn while the axle remains stationary; brake drum keyed to the clutch connected axle, which, if applied, allows this wheel to rotate freely, and the other wheel runs twice as fast; modification of the Starley type of axle.