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February 11, 1878

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1878 the first U.S. bicycle club, Boston Bicycle Club, was formed. This was before gears and to have a speedy, fast bike, required the front wheel (which was the pedaling wheel) to be bigger … Continue reading

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February 8, 1887

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1887, the Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minnesota became the first US ski club. Hans Johannsun, one of the founding members later mentioned after an afternoon of cross-country skiing that skiing across a … Continue reading

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