Circus bear on a tallbike! In cyclecide bike rodeo by summerburkesJuly 24, 2007Leave a Comment Holy crap! There’s animal cruelty and all, but wow. Thanks to Rudy for the link. Apparently bears on bicycles were popular in Paris in the 1920s. Yikes. 6th February 1924 (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) Follow Summer Burkes on Twitter.