Tag Archives: Vintage Bikes

Narrandera Velodrome

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I was born in the Riverina town of Narrandera in 1953. I did not know Narrandera ever had a velodrome but a friend sent me these photos taken at “Narrandera Velodrome”. One of the photos has 1934 0n the back, … Continue reading

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CTC, Cyclists Special, 1955: What Fun!

A special carriage for bikes AND a dining car, how splendid! Tweeted by: @roadcc: This is superb! Found on Shutt VR’s site who in turn found it on Carlton Reid’s www.quickrelease.tv

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2011 Sydney Tweed Ride

Sydney Tweed Ride 2011 from MC Cyclery I say, fancy a cycle? A slow and elegant ride through the city streets in dapper and ladylike apparel followed by the Tweed Games.

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Paul & Charlie Farren’s Vintage Bicycle Collection

From: ABCs “The Collectors”  – Early Bikes 29 May 2009 via Melbourne Cyclist Paul Farren says he and his wife Charlie probably have 85% of the pre -1900s bicycles in Australia, and all under one roof. Thirty years of hunting … Continue reading

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Cycle Style

What Is Cycle Style? Not only can you hop on a beautiful bicycle, you can look fantastic too! Girls, wear whatever clothes you want. Heels, skirts, slacks, a lovely jacket, cape or scarf. Even helmet design is becoming a little … Continue reading

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Bicycle Riding Stars

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Many Stars of Stage and Screen Enjoyed A Ride. Some lovely old press photos show us what bikestyle is all about! These photos are from a wonderful site called “Rides A Bike”    

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Kevin Alfred Wetherall

Spinning Wheels, Broken Bones, Flying Fists – A Journey Through Time Here is a site well worth reading. The autobiography of a racing cyclist in the 30’s and 40’s.  What bought him to the sport and growing up tough! It … Continue reading

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1934 Goulburn To Sydney Cycle Race

Steve Daniels has kindly sent me photos of the 1934 Goulburn To Sydney Race. They were taken by Sam Hood whose collection resides in the State Library of  NSW The photos  are very appropriate as the 2009 race will be … Continue reading

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Vintage Bike Photos

  Awesome cycling images from the Hutton Getty collection: Joy’s Joy Ken Joy 1949 Ken Joy  accepts a bidon of milk and honey during his successful 1949 bid to break the London to Brighton cycling speed record. Photo by Bert … Continue reading

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My Lovely Old Speedwell

Here are photos of my ladies Speedwell loop frame bike. I picked it up from Bargo Lifeline shop several years ago. It looks similar to a 1930’s Ladies Healing in the “Bicycle Frame Timeline” on the Australian Bicycle History Centre … Continue reading

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