Who stole the bear’s bicycle? Circus performer seeks new act
WHO stole the bear’s bicycle? The thief struck as the bear was scheduled to perform at a circus in the Russian republic of Tatarstan.
The story goes that Timofei the bear was deeply upset at not being able to cycle around in circles that he stopped eating. Timofei’s trainer is merely “hysterical”.
The steel bicycle is unfit for humans who don’t look like bears.
Edith Crocker’s Teddy Bears ride motorbikes in Harringay, London, back in 1950. Back then bikes were the go-ahead transport. Nowadays, what with global warming and rising fuel costs, bears have turend to push bikes.
Bikes for short bears, London, 1950.
Noel Edmonds’ big break into light entertainments, 1953.
Bears at Peter Storm
During an act of the new clown-owned circus, Hans Grocker shows his high-riding bear during the opening run in Hamburg, Germany on March 27, 1951. “The bear is programmed as the only one in the world which can ride a bicycle as high as this one. He gets on and off with a ladder.”
Good with a ladder, you say? Was the missing bike stored in an upstairs room..?