Michael adds "This is from a digitized journal "Cycling Life" with issues for 1896-1897. From the Library of Congress. It was a journal intended not for purchasers of bikes but for the "bicycle trade" and for that I think is more interesting in some ways. Mostly what I note is how little some things have changed or in some cases, how things that one sees presented as now today were actually explored more than 100 years ago."
More here. One interesting part is that it takes 8 men to propel it and that with them it adds 1120 lbs. Meaning that each man weighs an average of 140 lbs.