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two-wheeled thoughts: London Judy

two-wheeled thoughts

away on the road where the dusty clouds whirl
away with a spirit ecstatic
goes the cool-as-an-icicle, bicycle girl
bestriding the latest pneumatic;
she heeds not the scoffers who scorn,
though knickers her kickers adorn,
the cool-as-an-icicle, bicycle, tricycle maiden by no means forlorn.
–London Judy, Buffalo Illustrated Express, July 29, 1894, as quoted in Around the World on Two Wheels

2 Responses

  1. 1894!!!
    they really knew how to appreciate the wonderfulness of that new-fangled two-wheeled gender-neutral machine

  2. yes 🙂 I LOVE these quotations.

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