walkitout (walkitout) wrote,
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walkitout

Best Research Topic Ever, once I work through the anger

http://books.google.com/books?id=IsbmwN8-m1cC&pg=PA94&dq=ladies+bicycle&lr=

From Bijker's _Of bicycles, bakelites and bulbs_:

"One summer evening my parents rode ten miles to dine at Six Mile Bottom; their evening clothes were arranged in cases on the handlebars; for of course you couldn't possibly dine without dressing. (Raverat, 1952: 86)"

And on what we would consider to be crappy roads, no doubt.
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