Before the Fat Tire Mothafawkers called ‘em Gravel Grinders, when there wasn’t any pavement, bros like this carried their bikes across fields. Then rode some more.
Got a source and a date for that photo?
On topic: Keep an eye out for Carlton Reid’s new book “Roads Were Not Built For Cars” http://www.roadswerenotbuiltforcars.com/
Came up in an unrelated image search on Google related to this post
Uncited and looks Library of Congress to me, probably off of Flickr’s archive.
the image is of Italian bersaglieri ciclisti (light infantry, bicycle-mounted) with folding bicycles in WWI. the image is in the public domain.
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