[CR]Museum exhibit of bike history in Palo Alto


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To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2003 11:58:34 -0700
From: "brian blum" <bbspokes@lycos.com>
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Subject: [CR]Museum exhibit of bike history in Palo Alto

I found this exhibit but I have not visited so I hope it has at least some appropriate CR content. Please email me if locals have seen it. Brian Blum in Berkeley

Cycles of History: The Classic Bicycles

Friday, June 06, 2003 thru Thursday, August 21, 2003 Fri, Sat, Sun, 11-4

Location: Museum of American Heritage 351 Homer Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94302 Related Site

Phone: Fax: (650) 321-1004 (650) 473-6950 Event Forecast

The Museum of American Heritage is spotlighting historic bicycles in its summer exhibit, Cycles of History: The Classic Bicycles, which opens on June 6 and runs through September 28. This two-wheeled adventure examines the evolution of the bicycle and its derivatives. Highlights include the bicycle collection of Palo Alto collector Ralph Igler, plus accessories, memorabilia, exhibits of historic interest, and a look at bicycle racing. Visitors to this exhibit can examine unusual cycles powered by feet, electricity, steam and gasoline. The Museum of American Heritage, located in the historic Williams House in Palo Alto, operates programs to collect, preserve, and present objects that illustrate the evolution of 19th and 20th century invention and technology. Regular exhibit hours are 11 AM to 4 PM, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.