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Plumbers v. Bicycles, 1899

Old 02-25-22, 01:14 PM
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Plumbers v. Bicycles, 1899

This article, from heatinghelp.com, https://heatinghelp.com/dead-men-tal...ating-history/ , is about the hostility early plumbers had towards bicycles - they were too fast!
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Old 02-25-22, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Arthur Peabody View Post
This article, from heatinghelp.com, https://heatinghelp.com/dead-men-tal...ating-history/ , is about the hostility early plumbers had towards bicycles - they were too fast!
Smarter response would be a bike for every plumber!

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Cool article, and yes ... a bike for every plumber .... maybe one with a basket to carry tools and fixtures !!! Revolutionary old chap !!
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Of note is 120 years ago public transportation was slower than bikes. As is often (usually?) the case now.
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