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"Cycle Pionners 1868 - 1900" Transport Museum, Coventry – England +++++

The exhibition "Cycle Pionners 1868 - 1900" presented almost the entire collection, including the machines that normally hide the museum deposit.

Contact: https://www.transport-museum.com/visiting/cycle_pioneers_1868_to_1900.aspx

Photos: with thanks Anton Blinof

261 - Výstava 2020
261 - Výstava 2020
261 - Výstava 2020
261 - Výstava 2020
261 - Výstava 2020
261 - Výstava 2020

album: 261 - Výstava 2020

The Coventry Transport Museum has a large collection of bicycles, a large part of it comprising the collection of H.W.Bartleet, the greatest collector of Veteran and Vintage bicycles in the first quarter of the 20th Century, and the author of the wonderful Bartleet's Bicycle Book. There are many very important machines.

Contact:  www.transport-museum.com

23. Transport Museum, Coventry – England
23. Transport Museum, Coventry – England
23. Transport Museum, Coventry – England

album: 23. Transport Museum, Coventry – England

Streetlife Museum, Hull - England +++++

There are six galleries at the Streetlife Museum -

The Bicycle Gallery -

explores the history and development of the bicycle and its links to Hull’s history. It has an excellent collection of early bicycles including an 1818 Hobby Horse.

The Carriage Gallery -

has one of the finest carriage collections in public ownership in Britain.  Make sure you enjoy the smells of the stable as you step from the Hull York Mail Coach ride.

The Motor Car Gallery -  

takes you to the 1900 Motor Show, with rare veteran motor cars dating from 1897 onwards.

The Streetscene Gallery -

is where you find yourself on a busy street of reconstructed shops.  There is a cycle shop, a Yorkshire chemist shop and a Hull Co-operative shop from the 1930s.

The Railway Gallery -

is a reconstructed 1930s goods shed containing several items of interest, including the Cottingham North signal box, transported brick by brick from its original location and reassembled here.

The Joseph Rank Gallery looks at the life, career and legacy of Joseph Rank, the industrial revolution in flour milling and Hull’s ideal location as the catalyst for this to happen. On display are replicas of Joseph Rank’s freedom of the city scroll and the silver commemorative windmill commissioned to house it. You’ll also find an interactive feature which shows how roller milling produces flour and a digital picture frame showing views of the River Hull which was dominated by Joseph Ranks’ massive Clarence Mills complex

Contact: http://humbermuseums.com/museum-hull/streetlife-museum/

243 - Streetlife Museum
243 - Streetlife Museum
243 - Streetlife Museum
243 - Streetlife Museum
243 - Streetlife Museum
243 - Streetlife Museum

album: 243 - Streetlife Museum

London Motorcycle Museum - London, England +++++

A privat motorcycle museum. Part of museum is collection ex-motorcycle dealer Bill Crosby.

Contact: http://www.london-motorcycle-museum.org

232/A - London Motorcycle Museum
232/A - London Motorcycle Museum
232/A - London Motorcycle Museum
232/A - London Motorcycle Museum
232/A - London Motorcycle Museum
232/A - London Motorcycle Museum

album: 232/A - London Motorcycle Museum

232/B - Bill Crosby Collection
232/B - Bill Crosby Collection
232/B - Bill Crosby Collection
232/B - Bill Crosby Collection
232/B - Bill Crosby Collection
232/B - Bill Crosby Collection

album: 232/B - Bill Crosby Collection

 

Kelham Island Museum, Shiffield - England +++++

This high wheel was made in Sheffielf – England for the Paris Wold´s Fair, 1878. It has silver plated fittings and it is rumoured that it was made for the Tsar of Russia.

In the photograph, Frank Roper is shown holding the bicycle in 1935. Mr. Roper had a blok of eight shops all selling cycles and later motorcycle parts on London Road, Sheffield.

The bicycle was later acquired by Mr. Barrett in the 1960s, by then it was in a very poor condition and required the restoration of missing and corroded parts.

227/A OSPREY – F.W. Bagshaw, 1878
227/A OSPREY – F.W. Bagshaw, 1878
227/A OSPREY – F.W. Bagshaw, 1878

album: 227/A OSPREY – F.W. Bagshaw, 1878

Photo: Jiři Mewald

Contact: http://www.simt.co.uk/kelham-island-museum

227/B Kelham Island Museum
227/B Kelham Island Museum
227/B Kelham Island Museum

album: 227/B Kelham Island Museum

Exposition Cycle Revolution – London Design Museum, England +++++

18 NOVEMBER 2015 - 30 JUNE 2016

Cycle Revolution at London’s world leading Design Museum celebrates the diversity of contemporary cycling in Britain from every day commuting to Olympic level competition and looks at where design and innovation may take the riders of the future.

Thank you very much for fantastic photosJames Haris (design museum) and Headsetpress.CO.UK

Contact:https://designmuseum.org

224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London
224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London
224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London
224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London
224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London
224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London

album: 224 - Exposition Cycle Revolution - London

National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England +++++

This is a superb educational museum full of automobiles, motorcycles and bicycles.

Contact:  www.beaulieu.co.uk/beaulieu/lotstosee-national-motor-museum

Photos were taken 2017:

13/A  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/A  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/A  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England

album: 13/A National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England

Mortorcycles in Beulieu 2017:

13/B  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/B  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/B  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/B  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/B  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/B  National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England

album: 13/B National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England

Photos were taken 2008:

13/C National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/C National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England
13/C National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England

album: 13/C National Motor Museum, Beaulieu – England

Ned Passey Collection and Benson VCC Annual Rally, Benson – England +++++

The chance rescue of a penny farthing from a scrapheap over 50 years ago has turned the village of Benson into a Mecca for bicycling enthusiasts. Many cyclists and enthusiastics from across the world will bring all manner of pre-1926 bikes to take part in the Benson Veteran Cycle Club Rally.The event was founded in 1960 by the club's life president Ned Passey (was born 1921), after he saved a penny farthing being thrown out by his father.

Over fifty years later, he has built up a personal collection of 450 historic bicycles.

184/B - Ned Passey collection
184/B - Ned Passey collection
184/B - Ned Passey collection

album: 184/B - Ned Passey collection

Annual Benson Vintage Bicycle Rally 

Photos: The Bensington Society

Contact:  http://www.bensington-society.com/#!blank/c1uk0

184/A - Benson VCC Annual Rally
184/A - Benson VCC Annual Rally
184/A - Benson VCC Annual Rally

album: 184/A - Benson VCC Annual Rally

 

The Lakeland Motor Museum, Cumbria – England +++++

The fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven Valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere.

A diverse and unique road transport collection of some 30,000 exhibits assembled over a period of almost 50 years is thoughtfully displayed alongside many non-motoring additions, in fully DDA compliant state-of-the-art premises with a beautiful riverside setting.

Special thank you to Colin Slater for photos.

Contact: http://www.lakelandmotormuseum.co.uk/

166 The Lakeland Motor Museum
166 The Lakeland Motor Museum
166 The Lakeland Motor Museum

album: 166 The Lakeland Motor Museum

British Cycling Museum, Camelford in Cornwall – England +++++

The museum had a collection of 400 machines and the very characteristic atmosphere of Old England.

Contact: The museum was closed in 2009.

14. British Cycling Museum, Camelford in Cornwall – England
14. British Cycling Museum, Camelford in Cornwall – England
14. British Cycling Museum, Camelford in Cornwall – England

album: 14. British Cycling Museum, Camelford in Cornwall – England

National Cycle Museum - Lincoln 1984 - 1996/97, England +++++

Ray Fixter, a prominent member of the Boston Veteran Bicycle Club was a big enthusiastic and lover of antique bicycle. He set up the bicycle museum at Belton House. In 1979 Fixter obtained Charitable Trust status no 511257 and remand the project The National Cycle Museum. It was opened on 26th April 1980 under name Belton Cycle Museum, by Michael Montague, chairman of the English Tourist Board with exhibits from Ray's own collection, the Raleigh collection, Science Museum and various private individuals

Mr Fixter passed away in 1983 and Mr Jim Maynard, Ted Skeet and Tony Pickering, members of the BMVCC made the official company registration No  1821702. The National Cycle Museum was now a company, limited by guarantee and not having a share capital. Short time latter the museum was moved from Belton to Lincoln and there was open for public. But in 1988 the City of Lincoln Policy and Resources sub-committe emerget more lucrative project for space where the museum was. The museum at Lincoln was closed down in 1996/97.

Now, the collection is show on public display at the Automobile Palace, Llandrindon Wells which was occupied for many years by Norton as a Cycle and Motorcar dealer.

Contact - National Cycyle Museum Lincoln: museum was clossed

Contact - Llandrindon Wells: here or http://www.cyclemuseum.org.uk/

134/A – National Cycle Museum
134/A – National Cycle Museum
134/A – National Cycle Museum

album: 134/A – National Cycle Museum

Museums