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A Craze for Cycling

Herbert A. Coffin on bicycle, ca. 1900

Herbert A. Coffin on bicycle, ca. 1900

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Maine Historical Society

The bicycling craze was for everyone. Men. Women. Children. Racers. Club enthusiasts. Leisurely pedalers.

Each group found something slightly different to appreciate in cycling. The bicycle might provide exercise, entertainment, transportation or a way to enjoy the outdoors.


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