What the West Midlands is getting right, and wrong, for cycling - The region has made progress in getting people on to bikes, but where’s the ambition? When the mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, stood on an unlit...
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The bicycles caused no little astonishment on the way, and the remarks passed by the natives were most amusing. At some of the villages the boys clustered round the machines, and, when they could, caught hold of them, and ran behind until they were tired out. Many inquiries were made as to the name of "them queer horses", some calling them "whirligigs", "menageries", and "valparaisos".
And see if you can find the parts of the website where I've substituted the phrase 'our collection of north German 15th-century incunabula' with the words 'a load of old kraut books'.