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This article first appeared as an IMBA blog on May 3, 2022 and has been repurposed for MORE. Photos by Korey Hopkins. Register forWomen's MTB Day In the late 19th century, as the modern-day bicycle was gaining popularity in America, women were dissuaded from riding bikes. Doctors coined the term bicycle face, a medical condition that would afflict women if they chose to pedal. Some doctors even went as far as saying the condition was permanent and irreversible.  Below is a description of bicycle face in an 1895 issue of Literary Digest.  Over-exertion, the upright position on the wheel, and the unconscious effort...

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