Voices were raised in protest. Bicycles were proclaimed morally hazardous. Until now, children and youth were unable to stray very far from home on foot. Now, one magazine warned, fifteen minutes could put them miles away. Because of bicycles, it was said, young people were not spending the time they should with books, andâ€”more seriouslyâ€”that suburban and country tours on bicycles were â€œnot infrequently accompanied by seductions.â€
The Wright Brothers, David McCullough
Humans don’t change, do they?