“In Golden Gate Park, horse riders and bicyclists quarreled over who had the right of way. A women’s bicycling club called the Falcons opened a clubhouse in the wondrous sand-dune colony soon to be known as Carville … an estimated 5,000 ‘wheelmen’ and women held a great Bicycle Protest, riding down Market Street to demand better roads before a cheering crowd of 100,000.” Like many other cities, San Francisco is currently undergoing a transformation to create more bike lanes. But this isn’t the first time bicycles had their moment. SF Chronicle: Sex and cycling: How bike craze aroused passions in 1890s San Francisco. “In 1896, Susan B. Anthony said bicycling was doing ‘more to emancipate women than anything else in the world … Traditionalists argued that cycling would lead young women into fast living and eventual doom.'”