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Miami Cycle and Manufacturing Company, Middletown
900-930 Grand Avenue

1910, Home of the "Racycle"

The company was incorporated July 20, 1895, and by 1910 included a workforce of  1,000, manufacturing 100,000 bicycles and 10,000 motorcycles per year.  In 1908 Miami Cycle produced four lines of cycles:  the Hudson, the Racycle, the Miami and the Flying Merkel.  The Racycle was advertised as the most popular bicycle in the world at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Middletown Man with his "Racycle"
(photo courtesy of Middletown Historical Society)


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