Bicycle voted as best invention
For the second year running, the bicycle has won this national survey of the people's favourite inventions.
Professor Wolff's praise of the bicycle followed a vote prompted by this year's Reith Lectures, 'The Trumph of Technology'. Out of over 4,500 votes cast, the bicycle won more than half (59%).
People chose the bicycle for its:
- simplicity of design
- universal use
- because its an ecologically sound means of transport