Hire a WW1 Military Bicycle Display

HIRE A WW1 MILITARY BICYCLE DISPLAY The Online Bike Museum has a comprehensive range of military bicycles, from 1880s to WW2. WW1 displays can be hired during the WW1 centenary. The museum’s collection of military pictures and articles is also available. So a hired display can include: 1. A WW1 bicycle with military fittings and rifle […]

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Hire a Vintage Bicycle for Film & TV

VINTAGE BICYCLE HIRE FOR FILM & TV I also hire bicycles to film production companies that prefer better quality machines than they can obtain from regular hire companies. As I provide accurate vehicle dating, they can then guarantee the provenance of their props. If you’re after a vintage bicycle for film, TV episodes, or WW1, […]

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The Cycle in Warfare

I am sitting amid the golden splendour of this generous harvest of 1914. Field upon field of grain is spread out before me. All down this slope of the valley and all up the hillside opposite the ripe corn stands in stooks ready for the ‘leading’ as they say hereabouts – or the ‘carrying’ as […]

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1910 Cyclist Scouts Training (Boy Scouts)

  1910 CYCLIST SCOUTS TRAINING (BOY SCOUTS) Generally speaking, there is, for reconnaissance work, no scout so useful as the cyclist scout, for while he has the advantage of speed over the dismounted scout, he is also far less easily seen than the mounted one. Swiftly and silently he can ride down lanes almost unseen, […]

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1905 Cycle Scouts: AA (Automobile Association)

  1905 AA CYCLE SCOUTS (AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION) It is not generally realized that the AA was founded as a contingent of cyclists. In March 1905 Mr. Walter Gibbons wrote to Autocar magazine proposing the formation of a Motorists’ Association for the Prevention of Police Traps. Two other motorists replied saying that the Brighton road was […]

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Railway Bicycles & War Machines

RAILWAY BICYCLES The railway was the first form of transportation to cater to provide mass transportation. At first, in America, it was cheap. But in due course the railroad magnates took advantage of their monopoly, resulting in higher prices and public resentment. It was the first time that the public took notice of corporate greed […]

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