The Handle Bar Toilet Case, the World’s 1st Recumbent Bike & Other Wacky Cycling Stories

A steering strap for the bicycle; an ingenious cleaning rack; perhaps the first recumbent; and … the “handle bar toilet case.” These are just a few of the new fun, fascinating, and totally true bicycle stories from 1896 – the year that was the height of the bicycle craze. Here we go … I don’t … Continue reading The Handle Bar Toilet Case, the World’s 1st Recumbent Bike & Other Wacky Cycling Stories

More Squirrel Squashing Stories: Plus Skunks, Groundhogs, Snakes and Other Critters You’ve Run Over On Your Bike

Wow, it seems a lot of us and our bikes have squashed some critters. My recent post about riding over a squirrel, and what happened next, seems to have brought back a lot of painful memories. I heard from cyclists who've had a similar experience with a squirrel, or another kind of creature. And from … Continue reading More Squirrel Squashing Stories: Plus Skunks, Groundhogs, Snakes and Other Critters You’ve Run Over On Your Bike