Graceland’s no. 1 complaint no more: Now you can bike the cemetery

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Cycling through cemeteries was once considered disrespectful to mourners. (Josh McGhee / DNAinfo)

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UPTOWN — Observing the magnificent scenery at Graceland Cemetery is now a lot easier.

The self-described “oasis of art, architecture and landscape design” at 4001 N. Clark St. began allowing visitors to ride around the grounds via bicycle on a trial basis around the end of June, said Jensen Allen, the cemetery’s associate director.

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“We just started to notice that was our biggest complaint — that cars could ride through, but bikes couldn’t,” she said.

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