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Wheel fever : how Wisconsin became a great bicycling state

Author: Jesse J Gant
Publisher: Madison : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, [2013] ©2013
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Gant, Jesse J.
Wheel fever
(DLC) 2013007080
(OCoLC)844245082
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse J Gant
ISBN: 9780870206146 0870206141
OCLC Number: 873807079
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 255 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Foreword by David Herlihy""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: How Wisconsin Became a Great Bicycling State""; ""1. Velocipede Mania""; ""2. The Dawn of Wisconsin�s High-Wheel Era""; ""3. The Rise of Wisconsin�s Amateur Cycling Clubs""; ""4. The Safety Model and the Beginning of Wisconsin�s Bicycling Boom""; ""5. The Troubled Beginnings of Wheel Fever""; ""6. The Leading Division of the West""; ""7. Women and Labor during the Boom""; ""8. Walter Sanger, Major Taylor, and Professional Racing at the End of the Boom""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Jesse J. Gant and Nicholas J. Hoffman.

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Wisconsin Bicycles Of Past And Present

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Most of us ride, or have ridden bicycles, but have you ever wondered how this machine evolved and became so popular? What models lead to the ones we ride today? What forces and heroes were instrumental...
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