Bicycle Detectives

BICYCLE DETECTIVES IDENTIFICATION IMPOSSIBLE? – 1886-1900 is my favourite era of bicycle manufacture and I’ve spent many years learning about the various features introduced at this time. 1890-1898 was the ‘bicycle boom’ era. So many British companies made bicycles that if a survivor has no obvious identification, it’s usually impossible to find its maker. Most …

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Dating Identifying Pre-1900 British Bikes

BICYCLE DETECTIVES: IDENTIFICATION IMPOSSIBLE? – 1886-1900 is my favourite era of bicycle manufacture and I’ve spent many years learning about the various features introduced at this time. 1890-1898 was the ‘bicycle boom’ era. So many British companies made bicycles that if a survivor has no obvious identification, it’s usually impossible to find its maker. Most …

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Bicycle Detectives do you know the Killer?

The Killer family were well established in Wirksworth, Derbyshire. But which of them owned the cycle shop with a Raleigh agency at 20 North End? As you can see, their name is on the shop transfer (decal) on my 1904 Raleigh X Frame Scorcher. https://onlinebicyclemuseum.co.uk/1904-raleigh-x-frame…/