Early history of bicycle connection to flying

An 1898 article called Wheeling and Flying talks of the early history of bicycles, and engineering breakthroughs that occured over a century.

Here is the link with a jpeg of the intro:

http://www.nasm.si.edu/wrightbrothers/artifactGallery/gallery.cfm?Q=7

Several images prior to this one is a bicycle build by the Wright brothers. Sale price: $42.50.