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Side by side on one machine[edit]

Hannah and Richard Maynard.jpg

Where does Wikipedia cover this sort of "bicycle"?, asked Carbon Caryatid. It's alluded to within the article "sociable", although most of that article is devoted to bicycles (whereas this is basically a trike, with a tiny fourth wheel for stabilizing at the back). More.coffy (talk) 02:38, 30 January 2019 (UTC)

Thank you so much More.coffy! A response almost two years later is a record for one of my questions, I think. Now that I have the word, I can go about linking to that article, and improving it. --Carbon Caryatid (talk) 18:36, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
It's certainly interesting, but there aren't two people side by side on one machine in that photo, nor does the machine appear designed to allow such, so it isn't a sociable. Qwfp (talk) 20:00, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
After closer inspection, I believe it bears a marked similarity to the machine ridden by the central gentleman depicted in the latter of the two images currently included as Tricycle#History, where the text makes clear that were a great variety of early designs of tricycle. Similar models appears in this page on the history of tricycles. I would describe it as an early front-steered tricycle. --Qwfp (talk) 20:42, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
Qwfp, you are of course right. More.coffy (talk) 02:07, 31 January 2019 (UTC)
Yes, it's a tricycle; it's one of a great variety of early tricycles described and illustrated in chapter 4 ("A tendency to tricycle") of Jim McGurn's book On Your Bicycle: The Illustrated Story of Cycling (2nd ed, 1999). I've mentioned the tiny fourth wheel; the result is still normally called a tricycle. However, one company chose to name its own versions of this idea (three wheels for routine use, fourth to make one kind of spill less likely) the "Salvo Quadricycle". More.coffy (talk) 02:21, 5 February 2019 (UTC)

Draft:Eeva Sarlin[edit]

The author of Draft:Eeva Sarlin says on their talk page that the races Sarlin has won, namely the Finnish National Criterium Championship and the Finnish National Omnium Championship, should establish notability per WP:NCYC. The presented source is this, which seems to be hosted by the UCI and which does list Sarlin as a winner of some events. Is that sufficient to establish notability? The draft's current sources largely are not reliable, and a Google News search found very few results, none detailed and none related to the Criterium or Omnium championships, so I'm skeptical here. Some additional input would be appreciated. Huon (talk) 18:27, 5 February 2019 (UTC)

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