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Gavin Dalzell of Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire. A Cooper.
Gavin Dalzell reportedly built a rear-drive bicycle as early as 1845. His son donated an original to the Glasgow Transport Museum 
1836 Said to have constructed and ridden a bicycle