How Cyclists on Fixies Saved California's Mail Service 120 Years Ago

Over a century ago, a major rail strike in Chicago cut train activity—including mail service—from Illinois straight to the Pacific coast. In order to maintain California's consistent postal deliveries, a group of bicyclists teamed up to complete a 210-mile relay from the state's central valley up to San Francisco—on… » 7/16/14 12:01pm 7/16/14 12:01pm