Annie Londonderry

– the first woman to go around the world on a bicycle

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It’s All Fun and Games ’til Someone Gets Hurt

I love Retronaut – always filled with amazing historical tidbits.  This post on a serious topic, cycling safety, does take a hilarious turn when it’s information is from a 1940s safety brochure.

Obviously, women were seen as a bit spacey – sky gazers to be exact – when cycling.

 

 

For some great current cycling safety tips check out some of these websites:

Bicycle Safe

Kids Health

Defensive Cycling

Sierra Club

 

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