PEDALING TO THE MOON: Stephen Wright takes great pleasure in relating the story of his two great grand-uncles, Wilbur and Orville Wright, as small business entrepreneurs, before the world new them. Learn how their printing and bicycle business set them on a path to become the inventors of powered flight. Bring questions! Q&A opportunities as time allows.
Stephen Wright is the great-grandnephew of Wilbur and Orville Wright. Steve lives and worked in Dayton as a commercial photographer. He serves as a trustee of The Wright Brothers Family Foundation as well as the on the Board of Directors of Dayton History. Among Steve’s hobbies is his enjoyment of recreational bicycle riding. Steve has been anointed the “honorary test pilot” of The Wright Brothers® Cycle Company. The Wright Brothers Cycle Company assembles modern-day spec’d, built-to-order adventure bicycles in the same Dayton city block where the Wright brothers managed their now world-famous bicycle shop. The company’s product offering, for example Van Cleve™ and St. Clair™, pays homage to the Wright brothers’ bicycles of the same name.