Sweet Bike … Pissed Kid

His bike looks sweet. Why does he look so pissed?

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Washington, D.C., 1921. "Times boy and bicycle." Winner of a Mead Ranger bike by virtue of selling 30 newspaper subscriptions. The Ranger contest was a promotion of various papers from about 1917 to 1923. National Photo Co. Collection.
Washington, D.C., 1921. “Times boy and bicycle.” Winner of a Mead Ranger bike by virtue of selling 30 newspaper subscriptions. The Ranger contest was a promotion of various papers from about 1917 to 1923. National Photo Co. Collection.

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  • Lisa

    Seriously!? Have you looked at his outfit?! He is beyond pissed!!!

  • The Dude

    Yeah, that’s one crazy get-up his mother dressed him in. Would anyone unhappy.

  • CapsPsycho

    The reason he’s madis the size of the bike he won. Compare the length of his legs to the distance between the top tube and the pedals. He wouldn’t be able to ride that bike until high school! Poor kid.