Today in Cycling History

From the Critical Mass list via SHIFT:

  • July 25, 1896 – 6,000 bicycle parade down Market Street, San Francisco, in demand for good roads (be careful what you ask for)
  • July 25, 1997 – 6,000 bicycle parade takes over San Francisco (corrupt Mayor, police attack with mass media uproar conveniently masking major transportation scandals)
  • July 25, 2003 – Bike Summer NYC * New York is tasting the nectar (Still battling for the right to ride)

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