Bicycling's Racist, Sexist, and Classist Beginnings, and How They Impact Bicycling Today

In today’s world, we like to hail the bicycle as the instrument of freedom for the underprivileged, the poor and the oppressed. But bicycling began in the 1880s and 90s in a context of racism, sexism and classism and for the most part was reflective of that more