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Ladies Training for Cycle Races
Ladies Training for Cycle Races

Ladies Training for Cycle Races 1902

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Ladies Training for Cycle Races 1902

3 mins United Kingdom

Once upon a time, it was felt that it wasn't safe for women to cycle. Perhaps the fashion for voluminous, ankle-covering skirts, was reckoned incompatible with pedals and chains. Perhaps, too, some feared the independence that the bike might herald? By the Edwardian era, women on bicycles weren't quite such a novelty, and this ladies' time-trial seems to be a hit with onlookers and a curious dog.

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Women

Collection

Pedal Power

Released

1902

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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