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Bike safety, circa 1958

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Nothing like some good ol’ fashioned bike fear mongering, 1950-styles. I’m surprised the narrators didn’t equate risky bike riding with the Soviets.



  1. Wow. Creepy. Consists almost entirely of ludicrously far-fetched and rare examples of “bad” bike riding. It would be interesting to construct a parallel narrative substituting car driving. (“Here’s Joe, driving his car up onto on the sidewalk!”)

  2. Closing credits say MCMXLVII – isn’t that 1948??

    Very cool, in any case.

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