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Episode 62 is the sixty-second episode of the first season of Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?

Summary[]

Baron Wasteland steals the two-wheel bicycle from Scotland in the year 1839.

While attempting to get to the time of the crime, Kevin and the time pilots end up in the 1840s. After a Data Boost, they meet two African-American sisters from the year 1892 when women rode bicycles while wearing bloomers, but they miss their target and land in 1896 because the Baron has zapped their fact fuel.

In 1896, the Baron gives the time pilots clues directing them to China in 1949, when Mao Zedong encouraged bike travel after the Communist Revolution and where the time pilots do Global Pursuit.

After getting a message from the Time Net Street Entertainers, the time pilots follow the Baron to California in 1976, when mountain bikes were introduced, and retrieve the bicycle.

Nicky captures Baron Wasteland, but Carmen escapes due to Nicky's slow speed coupled with missing two questions.

Time Pilots[]

  • Cassie Zemer
  • Nicky Federnd (?)
  • Nicole Barth

Sketches and Pit Stops[]

  • 1840s (they fail to reach their intended destination due to the drainage of their fact fuel)
  • Cluefinder (two ladies) - 1892 (when modern bicycle designs encouraged women to ride in bloomers)
  • 1896 (Baron Wasteland zaps their fact fuel, causing them to overshoot their destination)
  • VILE Villain Clue - China in 1949 (when Mao Zedong encouraged his people to ride bicycles)
  • TimeNet Street Entertainers - 1976 (during America's bicentennial, when the first mountain bikes were introduced)

History of Bicycles (Flight Plan)[]

  • 1982: Flying bicycles appear in the movie E.T.
  • 1974: Motorcyclist "The Fonz" makes his first appearance on Happy Days.
  • 1949: Bike usage is encouraged in Communist China.
  • 1914: Bicycle messengers are used in World War I.
  • 1903: The Wright Brothers make their first airplane flight.
  • 1888: Dunlop introduces his air-filled bicycle tires.
  • 1868: The first recorded bicycle race is run.
  • 1839: Kirkpatrick MacMillan invents the bicycle.

Trail of Time Questions[]

Bold indicates correct answers.
Italics indicates the contestant's answers.
Underline indicates the contestant answered the question after time ran out.

  1. It's 1868. Where is the first official bicycle race held?
    • Paris
    • London
  2. It's 1899. What inventor is also a bike mechanic?
    • Thomas Edison
    • Orville Wright
  3. It's the year 1901. What component is added to bicycles?
    • Brakes
    • Gears
  4. It's 1953. What company introduces its first motorcycle?
    • Harley-Davidson
    • Honda
  5. It's the year 1976. Where are mountain bikes being developed?
    • Colorado
    • California
  6. Question not read; out of time

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