Tag: Bikecentennial anniversary
With the 40th anniversary of the 1976 Bikecentennial bike tour rolling out this year, a lot of people are finding ways to commemorate the event.
Terry Taylor is one of them. A life-long bicyclist since he received his first bike from his father in 1944, Terry participated in that first Transamerica bike ride in 1976.
Now, at …
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It’s surprising to me that we’re closing in on the 40-year anniversary of Bikecentennial — an event that has launched hundreds of thousands of bicyclists to ride across the US.
The original Bikecentennial coincided with the nation’s Bicentennial in 1976. That first year, some 4,100 bicyclists took up the challenge to ride between Reedsport, Oregon, …
Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2015/04/30/bikecentennial-celebrates-40-years-in-2016/