DON’TS FOR WOMEN RIDERS IN 1895

DON’TS FOR WOMEN RIDERS IN 1895

In 1895 “New York World” magazine published a list of “Don’ts” for women riders. Here it is, the original list that has to encourage more women to ride a bike. Don’t be a fright. Don’t faint on the road. Don’t wear a man’s cap. Don’t wear tight garters. Don’t forget your toolbag Don’t attempt a […]

CYCLING OUTFIT OF 19TH CENTURY

CYCLING OUTFIT OF 19TH CENTURY

In the 19th Century it was improper for women to ride a bike, because while riding the dress was going up letting others to see too much of the ankles. Just a few women had the courage for bike riding and one of them was Lady Harberton, the wife of the British Viscount, the President […]