The route for a coast-to-coast bicycle race in 1896 eventually led to the routing of the Lincoln Highway, and later Interstate 80, through Salt Lake City.
- Living History: Big Bill’s bicycle set the course for the freeway, Salt Lake Tribune, January 5, 2009
2 thoughts on “A bicycle race lays the groundwork for the Lincoln Highway”
I’m going i=on the full Lincoln Hywy in Aug 2018 with 2 friends…75 days…NYC to San Francisco. No support. Average age..62 yrs young. Advice? email@example.com
I would check out the Lincoln Highway Facebook group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/LincolnHighway. It’s a very active community. Good luck!