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Again from the book Idrotten i Finland (1906). This time rad ball or “Velocipedboll”. Just more proof that this is all much older than the Pacific North West wants us to believe.
Old Helsinki bike polo
The following photos are of Santa Cruz CA’s (horse) Polo fields being used for (grass) bike polo in the 1940′s (or so).
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and the behind the scenes.
Eric from DC sent this m way. Thanks man. I’ve been away from this blog for a little while. There might be a few photo posts in the pipeline.
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I caught this little gem in my RSS feed from Ephemeral New York in a post titled A 19th century cemetery on Chrystie Street. More: ephemeralnewyork.wordpress.com
Here is another Popular Mechanics article. May 1931.
The Amazing Return of the “Bikes” Popular Mechanics Magazine January 1935 Some “bicycle basketball” looking more like rad ball. Seen in Popular Mechanics.
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click image to view large Damon sent a photo my way, thanks man.
here it is.
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