1896 Cycler’s Guide and Road Book of California

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/10/21/history_of_cycling_map_of_possible_routes.html1896 Cycler’s Guide and Road Book of California. It has great advertisements, and I can only imagine what the roads labelled 'poor' condition were like, as even the best roads at that time were not paved. The roads of the late 19th Century were gravel or dirt roads.“I often hear now-a-days, the automobile instigated good … Continue reading 1896 Cycler’s Guide and Road Book of California