The bike turns 200. Events around Germany are marking the occassion. Where does the bike come from and where is it going?
As the car industry boomed for decades, the bicycle's importance as a means of transport dwindled. But DW Sports' Joscha Weber is expecting a pedal power renaissance 200 years after the bike's invention.
Two hundred years ago German nobleman Karl von Drais rode a strange, two wheeled invention through the streets of Mannheim. Bicycles have come a long way since, but now, they are also going back in time.
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