Cycle Club

  1. On the road again: Tillie and Wilcox

    Text: Matthew Beaudin | Fotografie: Jordan Reid | Datum:

    In 1891, a young woman named Tillie Anderson emigrated to the United States from Sweden. She was 14, and without a father, who had died when Anderson was eight. She worked as a seamstress in Chicago, and in two years she saved enough money to buy a “racing bicycle.”

    That young woman entered 130 races, of which she won 123.

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