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Michelin: A Legacy on Wheels


In Clermont-Ferrand, André and Edouard Michelin founded Michelin and Cie in 1889, developing the detachable bicycle tire. That same year, a bike equipped with Michelin detachable tires won the Paris-Brest-Paris cycling race. At France Miniature, discover the history of tires while having fun! Turn the crank to uncover answers to questions and become a tire expert.


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