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Tour # 1 (June 8-August 7)--England, France, Switzerland, Germany and Holland. Tour # 2 (August 3-September 30), England (London and Southern England), France (Paris, the Morvan, Auvergne, Gorges of the Tarn, the Cevennes Mountains, Monpellier le Vieux, Provence).  Portland, ME: F. A. Elwell, 1895.  {14076251}

A detailed description of Elwell’s European tours.

Hall, George F. (1864-).  A study in bloomers.  Chicago: American Bible House, 1895.  


Hubert, Philip G. (1852-1925), “The wheel of today.” Scribner’s Magazine, XVII (June, 1895),


A how-to article appearing at the start of the 1890’s bicycle boom, Hubert extols the

virtues of bicycle travel, including its superiority over the horse.

Jefferson, Robert L (1866-1914).  Awheel to Moscow and back: the record of a record cycle ride.

Preface by Lt. Col. A. R. Saville. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1895. {38434642}

Jefferson set a record for time and distance in his ride from England to Moscow and

back, which, according to The Times while interesting from an endurance perspective,

had little other value.

Pope, Albert A. (1843-1909).  “The Bicycle Industry,” in Depew, Chauncey M., ed. One

Hundred Years of American Commerce. New York: D. O. Haynes, 1895, II, 548-53.

A brief history of the bicycle industry in the United States, especially Colonel Pope’s involvement.

Porter, Luther H.  Cycling for health and pleasure.  An indispensable guide to the successful use

of the wheel.  New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1895.  {2564360}

A how-to book with chapters on cycling and health, learning to ride, touring, clothing,

training, and a concluding chapter of practical points.

Willard, Frances (1839-1898).  How I learned to ride the bicycle. ed. Carol O’Hare. Sunnyvale,

CA: Fair Oaks Publishing, 1991 (1895).  

Original title, A wheel within a wheel. In an attempt to improve her health and well

being, Ms Willard took up bicycling in her fifties.  This work reflects the “new woman”

image of the late nineteenth century.

Winder, Tom W. Around the United States by bicycle.  Entertaining sketches of the fun, pleasure

and hardships, the sights and scenes incident to 274 consecutive days of riding.  Elmira, N.Y.: Tom Winder, Publisher, [1895].  {10159123}

To win a bet, Winder becomes the first to ride around the perimeter of the United States,

beginning in New Orleans.  Some interesting insights into late nineteenth century race


Workman, Fanny B. (1859-1925) and William Hunter (1847-1937}.  Algerian memories: A


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