Friday, November 5, 2010

back in the 1920s when you had to smoke to be cool

this is just too classic....

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FYI Cecil Yates was an actual champion track cyclist "6-day Racer" of the early 20th century, for more info on him click hereFor more information on America's fascination with 6-Day Bicycle Races, in which contestants would race around the track at Madison Square Garden (and then all over the country) from Monday morning until Saturday night to see who could cover the most distance, check out this book.  Enjoy.

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