National Geographic : 1945 Apr
International News All Paris, Even Baby, Goes Cycling. Place de la Concorde Looks Like aSix-day Bike Race A hang-over from Occupation days, the bicycle craze astounded Americans. One U. S. Army estimate placed thenumber ofwheels inParis atmore than amillion. Worn-out tires are a constant problem. Women's styles are influenced: wide skirts are designed to fit bicycle seats (page 385). Asidesaddle cushion onfront orrear fender is correct for wife or sweetheart. Trees mark the Tuileries Gardens.