See the following day's article, WHAT THE BICYCLISTS WOULD LIKE TO DO IN THE PARK. - The San Francisco Examiner, 11 Sep 1894, Tue, Page 8, which is in response to, and relates to this article. Right now there is an attempt to restore cars to the sections of Golden Gate Park that are currently car-free, due to the pandemic. Some of the same agitations between classes and castes, between four wheels and two are evident in these two 1894 articles as are evident now, in 2021. - MF
RIGHTS OF THE HORSE AND THE BICYCLE ON PARK ROADS.
Bicyclists Contending That They Shall Be Put on an Equal Footing With Drivers.
Nettled Horsemen Air Their Grievances Against the Reckless Riders of the Shimmering Machines.
SAY THEY RUIN THE HORSES.
Riders Want Restrictions Removed Regarding the Time They Are Permitted to spin Along the Main Drive, and Ask for Access to Stow Lake and a Liberal Moonlight Schedule - Horsemen Vote the Bicycle a Nuisance, but Admit That Its Rider Has Rights.
|Map of the Golden Gate Park, Geo. W. Blum
The Cyclers' Guide and Road Book of California Containing Map of California in relief with principal Roads, Seven Sectional Maps showing all available Roads for Cyclers from Chico to San Diego, and a Map of Golden Gate Park. 1896.
|Golden Gate Park, 1903, Britton & Rey|
The north and south drives are hilly, and hills are not relished by the riders. The roads are not kept in as good repair as the main drive, and good roads are necessary to make bicycling reach the topmost notch of enjoyment.
PORTION OF BROOKLYN'S NEW CYCLE WAY IN PROSPECT PARK.
[From a sketch in the New York "Morning Journal." This way is 14 feet wide and 5 1-2 miles long, and runs all the distance between rows of fine trees.]
LANTERNS IN THE MOONLIGHT.
FRIGHTENED AT BUGABOOS.
THE HORSEMEN'S SIDE.
THE MAN WITH THE FASTEST TEAM.
A SPEED LIMIT FOR BICYCLES.
THE PORTION OF THE MAIN DRIVE CLOSED TO BICYCLES ON MUSIC DAYS.
[The black shading indicates the parts of the roadways and the concourse which come under the rule shutting out the wheels on Saturdays and Sundays between noon and 5 o'clock P.M.]