Category: Human Interest
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History presents a filmed version of its on-the-floor program, Meet the Wheelwoman. Learn how women of the 1890’s changed their lives riding bicycles as presented by a Wheelwoman, “Louise” circa 1898. Click HERE to watch.
Laura Shepard, Organizer for the Queens Women’s Ride used her megaphone to remind the 370 participants about the rules of the road. Enthusiastic cyclists relished their chance to take to the streets to make their voices heard. It’s time there were more bike lanes, making streets safe for women to ride they would say.
To change the world all it takes is one great idea, an idea that touches hearts and changes lives for the better. A Denmark man by the name of Ole Kassow rode his bicycle to work daily. Ole saw a 97 year old nursing home resident sitting on a bench and decided he would pick this man up at the nursing home in a rickshaw and take him around town for a ride down memory lane.