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June 22, 1999

Be a 4Kids Detective

When you know the answers to these questions, go to http://www.4Kids.org/detectives/

On which coin does Chief Hollow Horn Bear appear?

Who did the KC CyberClub help experiment with gravity? (Go to http://www. kineticcity.com/ to find out.)

In what country was the 1816 Draissine bicycle made?

RIDING INTO THE PAST

At the Bicycle Museum of America, you'll go cycling on all kinds of two-wheeled classics, from elegant antique bicycles of the 1800s to the balloon-tire classics of the 1940s to the banana-seat specials of the 1960s. Hold tight onto your handlebars and spin out to http:// www.bicyclemuseum.com/ where'll you discover one of the largest collections of bikes in the world. You'll find colorful photos and fun facts about such old-world classics as the 1883 Columbia Expert, and the 1870s Shire Boneshaker. The collection takes you right to the present and includes the 1998 Huffy Good Vibrations. Be sure to take a ride on a 1950 Gene Autry Westerner, designed with jeweled fenders and chainguard, and a pony head on the fork crown. The Bicycle Museum of America could be the ride of your life!

A PRAIRIE PEOPLE

Take a journey into the lives of the Lakota Sioux, a people who can lay claim to a beautiful and rich culture. At the Lakota Sioux Web site, you'll learn about a fascinating heritage that at one time prospered across the Great Plains. Head for the South Dakota prairie at http://www. littlesioux.org/ and meet thousands of the Lakota Indians at the Rosebud Reservation. You'll learn about such famous Sioux as Hollow Horn Bear, Iron Shell, Two Strike and, of course, Crazy Horse, who defeated General Custer's army in the Battle of Little Big Horn. Visit the Buechel Memorial Lakota Museum, where you'll see the intricate handwork in the warbonnets, moccasins, ceremonial robes and beaded blankets. Ride out to Rosebud, and find out why the Lakota Sioux made the Great Plains truly great!

Pub Date: 06/22/99

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