[CR]Andrew Ritchie RIDE and lecture in Pasadena

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Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 14:48:25 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Andrew Ritchie RIDE and lecture in Pasadena

We are planning a ride on this Sunday with Andrew Ritchie since he is in town for his Saturday lecture on Major Taylor.

The Famous Johnsons From the Bay Area, Jan and Peter Johnson are planning on attending the ride !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Stayed tuned for details...

------------------------------------------------------------------------ On Saturday, February 28 at 2:00 pm, biographer Andrew Ritchie will give a free talk about Major Taylor, the remarkable young African American who took the world by storm when he became a champion bicycle racer at the turn of the 20th century.

Notes about Mr. Ritchie's book: Major Taylor - The Extraordinary Career Of A Champion Bicycle Racer

"A fresh insight into the life of Major Taylor. It provides a fuller appreciation of the importance of cycling at the turn of the century when Major Taylor was literally the fastest man on earth." Arthur R. Ash., Author of A Hard Road To Glory

"Revealing story of an intriguing and undeservedly forgotten American sports star" Greg LeMond, Professional Bicycle Racer

This lecture is part of the Museum's public programming for "Wheels of Change, Bicycles And Their Impact On American Culture."

For more information visit: http://www.pasadenahistory.org

Pasadena Museum Of History, 470 W. Walnut Street Pasadena (626) 577-1660 ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California