This is a post and video about the remarkable role that bicycles have played in military history. It’s important to stop for a moment on important public holidays such as Memorial Day 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. But did you know that bikes have played an important role in military history? We are publishing this post to honor Memorial Day.
Veteran’s Day, aka Remembrance Day – World War 1 was the war to end all wars, which unfortunately did not end all wars. Bikes were in the thick of World War I from Day 1. How strange to imagine a world where the soldiers were on bikes, rather than fighter jets or tanks. Read about the forgotten role of bikes in war in this post.