France 1890's

   with English Translations

8/10/95 - Beaune, France

Louis Chevrolet works at bicycle shop

owned by Louis Roblin

(Journal de Beaune)

(Gladiator Bicycle Poster)

8/15/95 - Beaune, France

11-year old Arthur Chevrolet rides to a 2nd place finish in local cycling event

(Journal de Beaune)

8/04/96 - Burgundy Region, France

Fanny, Berthe, and Louis Chevrolet

have outstanding finishes in local event

(Journal de Beaune)

8/18/96 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet & sister Fanny get

accolades from the local newspaper

(Journal de Beaune)

9/24/96 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet places 3rd in pro race,

Fanny & Berthe compete in girls event.

(Journal de Beaune)

(1896 Delahaye Automobile Poster)

9/24/96 - Beaune, France

Members of U.S.B. bicycle club to serve

as scouts for Paris/Marseilles auto race

(Journal de Beaune)

September - October 1896 

Paris-Marseilles-Paris Automobile Race

traveled through City of Beaune,

(Grace's Guide British Industrial History)

11/01/96 - Beaune, France

Louis Roblin moves bicycle shop

to new location

(Journal de Beaune)

5/18/97 - Creusot, France

Louis Chevrolet races for the VPB

bicycle club, and wins regional race 

(Journal de Beaune)

5/25/97 - Beaune, France

Louis Chevrolet wins 2 races, and

finishes 2nd in a third event

(Journal de Beaune)

5/26/97 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet racing at Champagnolle

finishes 2nd in two events

(Journal de Beaune)

5/29/97 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet pedals his way to 2

victories in Chagny regional races

(Journal de Beaune)

5/29/97 - Beaune, France

Louis Roblin offers express courier service, via agents on bicycles

(Journal de Beaune)

(Humber Bicycle Poster)

6/08/97 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet classified first in region, proclaimed "Master of the Pedal" 

(Journal de Beaune)

(Phebus Bicycle Poster)

6/12/97 - Beaune, France

Louis Roblin advertisement with excellent description of goods& services

(Journal de Beaune)

6/26/97 - Beaune, France

Louis Chevrolet wins 50 kilometer race

in time of 1-Hour & 23-Minutes

(Journal de Beaune)

9/28/97 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet wins 64 kilometer race,

Arthur Chevrolet races in amatuer event

(Revue bourguignonne)

(Gladiator Bicycle Poster)

8/02/98 - Burgundy Region, France

Louis Chevrolet wins USB bicycle race,

Fanny's future husband Paul Pralon

finishes in amateur division

(Journal de Beaune)

(De Dion Bouton Poster)