Olde Tyme Road Rage

Global Horse Culture Archive on May 7, 2008, 1:29

Ever hear of the Central Park Massacre of 1883? Apparently the carriage drivers of New York City were quite annoyed by the introduction of the new and strange bicycle, and often took pleasure in trying to run them off the road. One gentleman in particular hit a breaking point on spring day and started shooting bicyclists...from the top of his coach! Read more about this and other bicycle vs. carriage mayhem in this brief article from Time Out magazine.