Carl Stearns Clancy taking a break by the Clark Fork River in Montana, in the US, in 1913, on his round-the-world journey. Photo: The Clancy Family Collection Carl Stearns Clancy taking a break by the Clark Fork River in Montana, in the US, in 1913, on his round-the-world journey. Photo: The Clancy Family Collection
Carl Stearns Clancy taking a break by the Clark Fork River in Montana, in the US, in 1913, on his round-the-world journey. Photo: The Clancy Family Collection

Around-the-world motorcycle touring pioneer Carl Stearns Clancy, and what he thought of Shanghai and Hong Kong in 1913

  • Dressed in a three-piece suit and tie, Carl Stearns Clancy circumnavigated the globe on a single-gear motorbike
  • He was impressed by the ‘quiet, respectful, courteous and neat’ Chinese he found in Hong Kong

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Carl Stearns Clancy taking a break by the Clark Fork River in Montana, in the US, in 1913, on his round-the-world journey. Photo: The Clancy Family Collection Carl Stearns Clancy taking a break by the Clark Fork River in Montana, in the US, in 1913, on his round-the-world journey. Photo: The Clancy Family Collection
Carl Stearns Clancy taking a break by the Clark Fork River in Montana, in the US, in 1913, on his round-the-world journey. Photo: The Clancy Family Collection
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