In 1895, Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovksy became the first woman to cycle around
Times have changed, eh?... packing only a change of underwear and a pearl-handled revolver, Annie Londonderry “sailed away like a kite down Beacon Street,” according to the Boston Evening Transcript.
More about Annie "Londonderry" Kopchovksy:
About a documentary film about her in the works: