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From Aerophile 1912,

here is a different designs,and from Internet,Mr. Schmutz.
 

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From TU 170,

here is a flying bicycle,designed by Mr. Francois Baudot.
 

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Translation: « Bréau, the able cycling champion, recently tried a cycle-based, air-powered aviette. The results probably didn't meet the expectations as we have not heard of these experiments since. »

Mr. Henri Bréau designed a flying-bicycle called Avicycle;

BRÉAU (New manufacturer)
in 1934, Henri Bréau ex champion of France cyclist, tried on the autodrome of Montlhéry a aviette, it is
say a bicycle fitted with a monoplane wing staysailed from below and driven by a two-bladed propeller,
named "Avicycle”.The cyclist was protected from the wind (!) by a transparent fairing.

TU 211
 

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From TU 211,

here is a flying-bicycle,designed by Captain Douet ,

At the 1935 Lépine Competition, the captain Douet presented a bicycle equipped with two offset wings,
the front wing being of "parasol" formula while the rear wing was carried by a beam. This machine was
meant to break Gabriel Poulain's record . Editor ignores results practices obtained by this machine.
 

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From Aviation magazine 1956.
 

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From Flying Windmill,The Gyroplane Story.
 

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From Toute l'aviation,

here is a drawing to Michel Mineo design,maybe called M-2 ?.
 

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Arjen said:
The image shows Gabriel Poulain.
Gabriel Poulain was a French champion cyclist. He made several attempts to achieve human-powered flight and in July 1921 won a prize of 10,000 francs awarded by Peugeot for a flight of ten metres at a height of one metre, on a bicycle with two wing planes in the Bois de Boulogne in Paris.
The winged bicycle was not Mr Peugeot's design.

A little more on M Poulain's aerial exploits - from The Aeroplane of 22 June 1921.
From Aerophile 1922.
 

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From Ailes 1931,

Mr. Peter Muller at the controls of this Pedroplane,I don't
know if he was the designer or not ?.
 

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