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I've never ridden a velocipede carousel, but the concept resonates with me. In the 1960s, when I was a preschooler, my family occasionally went to a local amusement park. My favorite ride wasn't the toy boats or the tiny airplanes, but a simple track where kids peddled tiny bikes with their feet. It's fun to "help" the ride a bit.

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