Tag Archives: Bicycles

No Riding on the Sidewalk!

I recently ran across a booklet containing the Ordinances of the City of Beatrice, Nebraska from the year 1885. I thought I would share a few items of interest.According to Ordinance no. 60, it was unlawful to ride a bicycle, … Continue reading

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Bicycling in Nebraska

Before mass production made the automobile available to average Nebraskans, bicycles were a major mode of transportation in the state’s large towns. The first real Nebraska bicycle fad appeared in the 1890s after the introduction of the “safety” model with … Continue reading

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