The Bard was a bicyclist

The Handlebards are a cycle-touring Shakespeare-playing foursome. They ride to all their performances (instead of swords they fight with bicycle pumps, and the trailer that schlepps their gear is called Penthesileia after an Amazonian queen mentioned in Twelfth Night) but they don’t appear to have twigged that their hero was very much into cycling too. OK, I’m kidding, bicycles didn’t …