National Geographic : 1943 Jun
U.S.Army, Official "Not What We Learned to Fly for, but It Beats Walking," Say U. S. Pilots Pedaling English Gift Bikes toTheir Planes Revetments are dispersed so widely that Americans complained of long hikes. Britons, already without gasoline, did without bicycles, too, sothat 13,000 might goto their guests. Three speeds on these machines make hill climbing easy. Tricky hand brakes often give new riders alesson in"flying" (page 753).