Bicycle Playing Cards are a popular brand of standard playing cards. Since 1885, the Bicycle brand has been manufactured by the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC) of Cincinnati. “Bicycle” cards are popular with magicians, gamblers, and other card enthusiasts. In addition to many card games, Bicycle playing cards are commonly used in stage magic and flourishes.
Bicycle is a standard 52-card deck of red and black colored cards. Also known as the French deck, each card may have one of the four suits: spades, clubs, diamonds, and hearts. The numbers on the cards range from 2 to 10, then proceed onward to “Jack”, then “Queen”, “King”, and “Ace”. The “Ace” has also been known to be the first card in a typical deck. The Bicycle trademark is usually printed on the Ace of spades. The deck comes with the hand ranks of poker, an information card, and two jokers.