Sylvester H. Roper



Description of the EventSylvester H. Roper, inventor of the eponymous steam-powered bicycle, died of heart attack or subsequent crash during a public speed trial in 1896. It is unknown whether the crash caused the heart attack or vice-versa.
FieldAutomotive
WIkipedia Pagehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvester_H._Roper
Year of Birth1823
Year of Death1896
NationalityAmerican
OccupationMachinist
OccupationInventor
Born InUnited States
Age of Death73