Exhibit „An Unspoken History“, Elgin County Heritage Centre - Canada +++++

Selections from the Rick Wolfe Collection 

February 20, 2023 to August 2023   

Longtime collector and enthusiast Rick Wolfe currently has one of the most impressive collections of early bicycles and motorcycles on public display at Elgin County Heritage Centre in St Thomas Ontario. Expect to see some very cool engineering and many Canadian built bicycles from the 1800s and early 1900. Some of these are the only known examples in existence.

Velocipedes, high wheels and safeties from the earliest years of the cycling craze in the 1860s right through to the 1920s. Includes the only known example of the Lamson, one of the world’s earliest motorcycles. Also featuring trophies, medals, period posters, advertising novelties, and many accessories including oil lamps, horns, and costumes. Tools and equipment from the period can be found in a recreated “repair shop.”  

Address: 460 Sunset Dr, St Thomas, Ontario N5R 5X7, Canada

Contact: https://www.elgincounty.ca/museum/

300/A - Elgin County Heritage Centre - Canada

Canada Science and Technology Museum - Ottawa, Canada +++++

The National Museum of Science and Technology was established in 1967 and moved to new venue in  November 2017. Many very interesting velocipedes and bicycles are there.

Contact: https://ingeniumcanada.org/scitech

Address: 1867 St Laurent Blvd, Ottawa ONK1G 5A3, Kanada

208 - Canada Science and Technology Museum

Huron Bicycle Museum - Kincardine, Ontario, Canada

With over 50 bicycles and tricycles, the Huron Bicycle Museum displays the evolution of the bicycle from 1817 to 1980 in 7 stages during which the technologies developed and adapted for cycles became ever more complex.

This Museum has Canada's most comprehensive cycle collection.

A Museum of cycling Technology was opened on Saturday, 3 August, 2019 in Kincardine, Ontario. If anyone would like to visit the museum, please contact Geography Professor Emeritus Glen Norcliffe (https://buff.ly/2M4lYCi)

Contact: https://www.huronbicyclemuseum.com

Address: Kincardine, Ontario, Canada

251/B - Huron Bicycle Museum - Canada