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"...being predictive, being right about the future, is not the point of any given story or novel. The point is about exploring as wide a range of possibilities as possible."
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Electric Bicycle  
  A two-wheeled device utilizing stored electricity as motive power.  

As far as I know, the first electric bicycle patents appeared in the 1890's, so this is an early mention for science fiction, but probably not an original idea.

Bicycles, I found, were no longer a fad or a nuisance. Separate paths were provided for them, and, on these, electric bicycles, tricycles, and carriages were run, with power supplied from stations at regular intervals, and at all hotels, by recharging the storage batteries.
From In the Deep of Time, by George Parsons Lathrop.
Published by Not known in 1897
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