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The American Bicycle

Before World War II, tobacco companies included trading cards in their cigarette packaging, similar to baseball cards included in some modern packages of bubble gum. In 1939, Player Cigarettes in Great Britain released a series of 50 cycling cards with the help of Mr “Harry” England, the editor of Cycling (today’s Cycling Weekly). The series read more »

Throwback Thursday: American pro racing in 1989

Make America great for East Coast road racing again! Who remembers the Tour de Trump, which was going to be even greater than the Tour de France? Believe it or not, when race organizer Billy Packer proposed naming this bike race after Donald Trump, Trump initially refused because he was worried about the media reaction. read more »

San Jose Guadalupe River Park Conservancy seeks trail ambassadors

The Guadalupe River Park Conservancy (GRPC) in San Jose, California seeks volunteers for their newly launched trail ambassador program.

Fukushima bicycle samurai

The three-day Sōma Nomaoi Festival [ 相馬野馬追 ] in Fukushima Prefecture finished yesterday. The locals dress up like 15th century samurai and ride their bicycles to medieval battle re-enactments. Embed from Getty Images

Street fashion photographer Bill Cunnhingham rode a bicycle

New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham passed last Saturday after he was hospitalized for a stroke. Embed from Getty Images Cunningham famously rode his bicycle all around New York for street photography and to his shooting gigs. He even has his own tag here at Cyclelicious. The Washington Post‘s nice obit mentions Cunningham’s dislike read more »

San Jose Team Meeting tonight, and a Willow Glen Road Diet update

The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition San Jose Team meets tonight in the spacious offices of the All Power Bike Lobby local chapter at 96 North 3rd Street, San Jose CA. The lobby doors close at 6:30 PM so show up before that and follow the other bike hippies to the meeting location on the 3rd read more »