CNN Article Women & Bikes
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at 05.21.08 - 4:49 pm
CNN.com article on the historical context of women and bicycles:
"Susan B. Anthony once said, "Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world." A woman on a bicycle, the equal rights champion observed, presents "the picture of free and untrammeled womanhood.""
"The 1900 United States Census Report, released more than 20 years after the introduction of the bicycle, said, "Few articles ever used by man have created so great a revolution in social conditions as the bicycle." For women, this held especially true."
Read it http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/05/20/women.bicycling/index.html">here