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“Cycling tourists.”  Current Literature, XXVIII (May, 1900), 138.

Reprinted from the New York Tribune, this article recommended American wheelmen

join the Touring Club of France, take their own wheels and spend some time riding in

Europe before or after the Exposition.

Freeston, Charles. L[incoln] (1865-1942). Cycling in the Alps, with some notes on the chief

passes.  Drawings by A. R. Quinton.  London: Grant Richards, 1900.  {4972825}

With his wife and another companion Freeston wrote of his experiences to encourage

English cyclists of the joys of the Alps.  He crossed ten passes, some of which the most

easy going cyclist would find enjoyable.

Garrison, Winfred Ernest (1874-1969). Wheeling through Europe. St. Louis: Christian

Publishing Company, 1900.  {12657707}

This is a collection of articles about trips he took with companions to England and to

central Europe in 1898 and 1899.  All together he rode over 6,100 miles, encouraging

others to do the same.

Jerome, Jerome K. (1859-1927).  Three men on the bummel. Oxford: Oxford University Press,

1998 (1900).  {37836932}

Published in the United States as Three men on wheels. A continuation of the saga of J,

George and Harris, who first made their appearance thirteen years earlier in Three men

in a boat. Now approaching middle age, they determined they needed a holiday from

their responsibilities (George is still a bachelor) and families, and decided on a bicycle

ramble through the Black Forest, with a tandem and a single bicycle.

Mott, Elliott R.  Cycling possibilities.  Salt Lake City: Roosevelt & Torrey, 1900.  {24319674}

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins (1855-1936). “One way to see the Paris Exposition,” Lippincott’s

Monthly Magazine, LXV (May, 1900), 777-783.

Elizabeth enjoyed cycling in France and mapped out a circular route around Paris for

the cycle tourist, never mentioning the Exposition.

Pennell, Joseph (1857-1926). “Other things and improvements in cycles,” The Contemporary

Review, LXXVII (January, 1900), 61-73.

Pennell reported on the decline in the cycle industry, due in large measure to the lack of

business acumen on the part of the manufacturers, who seemed uninterested in the needs

of the average cyclist.

Stockton, Frank (1834-1902). A bicycle of Cathay. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers,

1900 [Also appeared in serial form in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, 101 (1900),

109-757.]  {1285332}

The narrator takes a bicycle vacation in which he meets several young women, none of

whom show any romantic interest in him.  He returns home, marries a neighbor’s

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