Summer cleaning! From left to right… Green 80’s DDR Mifa working lights €90 >>> Black/Pink 80’s BRD Mars 3-Speed & lights €120 >>> Bluegreenish 60’s DDR Diamant Singlespeed €120 and Silver 80’s Peugeot €120. All bikes got new tires and are ready for the next Eckkneipe! Click on pic a few times for larger image!!!
Here’s that old Hovis ad, filmed on Gold Hill in Shaftesbury, Dorset. Directed by Ridley Scott himself and nicely under-laid with music from Dvorak. it’s Britain all-time favorite TV ad.
Alan Oakley the designer of the Raleigh Chopper bicycle has died. Despite being uncomfortable and difficult to ride, the Chopper was the dream bike of every kid who grew up in 70’s Britain. Inspired by American bicycle styles like the Schwinn Stingray the Chopper with banana seat, large back wheel, small front wheel and stick-shift was a huge success for Raleigh.
So cool! In the Rütt arena Hasenheide Berlin which unfourtunatley burnt down in 1931.
Was constructed almost entirely of Oregon pine and was wide enough for four cyclists to ride abreast. It was painted dark green and, at night, brightly lit with incandescent lights. The toll was 10 cents one-way, or 15 cents round trip. In sunny California? We like! Want the whole story? Read it!!!