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When Bicycles Almost Ruled Los Angeles

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"There is no part of the world where cycling is in greater favor than in Southern California, and nowhere on the American continent are conditions so favorable the year round for wheeling," one 1897 newspaper article commented. More than 100 years ago, Sierra Magazine explains, Pasadena started an 8-mile "cycleway" to LA along the Arroyo Seco. What's there today? The 110, bike-free. [Sierra Club]