News : Tour de Breakfast part of National Bike Day; business strong for Papa Wheelies

May 13, 2011

From Foster's Daily Democrat

By Jim Cavan

PORTSMOUTH — One hundred and thirty-one years ago, a group of intrepid bicycle enthusiasts banded together to form the League of American Wheelman. After later changing their name to the League of American Bicyclists, in 1956 the organization launched the first ever National Bike Day.

Today, we not only have National Bike Day – slated this year for May 20 – but National Bike Month as well. There's even a National Bike to Work Week, which coincides with National Bike Day and runs from May 16 through the 20.

Here on the Seacoast, Papa Wheelies has been gearing up for all three... read the full story in Foster's by clicking here.