Saturday, 29 January 2011

Bicycles

Bulgaria Post issued the souvenir sheet which composed one stamp featured bicycles on March 31, 2009. The stamp was designed by Stoyan Dechev.

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Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number about one billion worldwide, twice as many as automobiles. They are the principal means of transportation in many regions. They also provide a popular form of recreation, and have been adapted for such uses as children's toys, adult fitness, military and police applications, courier services and bicycle racing.The invention of the bicycle has had an enormous impact on society, both in terms of culture and of advancing modern industrial methods.

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