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North Pacific Coast: The Cyclists’ Ally

Guest Blog by Allen Tacy When the “safety bicycle” married up with the Dunlop pneumatic tire in 1889 a transportation revolution emerged. A cycling craze swept America and Europe. Personal mobility dramatically expanded. The Bay Area, with its passion for weekend picnicking, adopted the two-wheeled wonder as its particular friend. No longer did your picnic spot need to be within walking distance of a railroad station; no longer were you tied to hiking trails within that short distance. The safety… Read More »