Happy Memorial Day to all! It’s important to stop for a moment on these wonderful public holidays and think about the meaning of the day. Memorial Day is a day to honor those who gave their lives for their country in military service. Did you know that bikes have played a huge role in US military history?
In 1897 an 8-year-old girl, Virginia O’Hanlon, wrote to a New York City newspaper, The Sun, to ask whether there really was a Santa Claus. They assured her that there was. And not only did Santa Claus exist for Virginia, but he was a very smart Santa Claus, with the good sense to give Virginia the priceless gift of a bicycle.