A new London Area classic bike club based in the Surrey area and with a
special interest in Italian bikes
Hall of Fame
An excellent site for information on riders both classic and modern.
A tribute to Dave Bedwell
Cooper (Cooper Technica Chicago)
David Cooper's web pages with details of his very fine bike collection
restoration projects. While you are there have a look a some
the classic cars he has restored.
Gear web site has an interesting
page on Medium
has a wealth of information including many of the cycle engineering
companies in the UK, includes bicycle and component manufacturers
The English language site for the famous annual classic bike ride on
the white roads of Tuscany.
Mike Price's blog on cycles made on Merseyside
Llandrindod Wells The UK's national collection of cycles
Cotswold Cycling Club
A very interesting pre-war illustrated period history of the club by
Richard Bryne's Bicycle Pedal History Museum
to Fausto Coppi
In English and Italian
C & AC
A significant club in the history of cycling - Dave Keeler was a
"Your Vintage Cycling Database".
Vintage Catalogues reproduced by R S Broderick including:
... the collection of vintage
authorized republications of repair,
maintenance, and technical articles
...authorized republications of pertinent
road tests and reviews
...authorized republications of summations from industry
...and various errata including a pictorial history of vintage
Peugeot team bikes (...and to a
lesser extent, their riders)
The official club site
information sharing and occasional sales, with a particular interest in
French touring bicycles. Bespoke bicycle saddles and Leatherwork.
A ride for classic lightweights in the vineyards West of Vienna.
The Flying Scot web site maintained by Bob Reid.
Everything you ever wanted to know about Hetchins.
Hobbs of Barbican
Maintained by Bruce Robbins.
Norman Kilgariff's site
which also covers FH Grubb and Claud Butler. Lots of catalogues.
The Jack Taylor site and Register
A rare chance to see where some classic machines are
still being built in Australia
Research into pre-1970s Mercians. Maintained by Chris Barbour.
Tim Maund has
been building Rotrax road and track frames since the mid-80's.
TJ Cycles - Flying Gate
Cycles of Sheffield have a
section on their website dedicated
to the history of their riders and machines.
Via Bicycle's online store
Scott - Nigel sources obsolete Campagnolo Nuovo/Super/C-Record and
no-carbon/black ErgoPower, Cinelli, Regina etc. Occasionally
frames/bikes, all NOS.
Golden Age Cycles
- of Banbury specialise in British lightweights from the 1950's
to the 1990's. They opened their shop in June 2015 to cater for the
growing interest in cycling heritage. Their services include buying,
selling, restoration, servicing and providing valuations.
Old Bicycle Company
Tim Gunn has created an online auction site specifically for
Lloyd Cycles are
the biggest supplier of aftermarket cycle transfers in the world! www.hlloydcycles.com or
Cycle restorations and wheel building. Long-established shop
and repair centre in Diss, Norfolk.
Frame Re-sprays & frame Repairs - Renovation Services.
Based in South-East London. Telephone 07956314216
Produces a range of period cycling shoes ideal for wearing when riding
the Classic Lightweight. Traditional touring style bicycle shoes,
natural leather upper, rubber sole and hand lasted.
Was relaunched in April of this year (2015) with a whole range of
classic styled cycling shoes.
Almost twenty years ago a friend asked me to attempt to remove a seized
seat post from an old BMX frame. I designed and fabricated a tool to
remove it, with little or no marking, to allow it to be reused and have
since used this method to great effect on more customers bikes. I have
now increased my tooling and can remove damaged or fully seized
seatposts from most frames.
Possibly one of the best outlets for classic steel Italian (and other
Continental) bikes. Based in Berlin but providing superbe shipping
service to buyers all over the world.
Period bike frames and Parts
See 'wood' sprints built into wheels by Andy Kelly at Bicycle