Here's one for ya...
...Cannonsburg Cycle Club, prizes will exceed 500 dollars, in 1895 was like racing Pro wasn't it? Anyone familiar with this area? I wonder if this is a hilly course. I could only imagine the marvel of modern GPS would tell the story!
Anyone know what a "Handicap Road Race" is?
Looks like first place wins a new bicycle "Rambler Roadster"
I thought this map was cool till I saw this link to the Rambler Roadster, nickel plating, wooden grips and rims, anatomic seat, a real "1895" modern ride:
1894 Men’s Rambler Model 16 | The Online Bicycle Museum
Qutoe from the story:
"quote" The Christy saddle is a very interesting seat in historical terms. It was actually designed by 19th century ‘scientists’ because of the fear in the conservative Victorian era that women might be enjoying clitoral stimulation from bicycle saddles! "/quote"
Just good to look back once in a while, if ya have any old Pa cycling history add it to this thread!
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