Do you remember learning to ride your first bike? How about that first bike accident! Did an adult help you fix your bike when the chain came off, or after that first flat tire? Maybe you learned the basic mechanics of bicycle maintenance by taking apart that first bike!
Do you ride alone or in a group?
Did you know that some of the largest bike clubs in the USA are named after cyclist Major Thomas! Author Lesa Cline-Ransome and illustrator James Ransome chronicle the exciting life of Marshall “Major” Taylor, who in 1899, became the 1st African American world champion in cycling - in Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist:
Photo: Members of the Major Taylor Cleveland Cycling Club
And, there is more to explore at Wonderopolis!
Read these books on a rainy day and ride the wind while the sun is shining! Bikes are joy machines for everyone.
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