Chicago during America's First Bicycle Craze

I recently stumbled upon this website while searching for information regarding the Mead Cycle Company. If you're a fan of late 19th and early 20th century bicycles, you'll love these old photos. Just click on headline of this post to go to the Chicago Tribune page.

    Cyclists J. E. Gill, C.A. Linde and Ed Bukowski, position their bicycles in front of a crowd on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago in 1901.   —  Chicago History Museum , Jan. 1, 1901

 

Cyclists J. E. Gill, C.A. Linde and Ed Bukowski, position their bicycles in front of a crowd on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago in 1901. 

— Chicago History Museum , Jan. 1, 1901