Lucian’s looking super cool riding his powder blue vintage bicycle courtesy of a new cycle renovation outfit based in the city…Fantastic!
Roller racing is having a niche resurgence in the UK thanks to London-based Rollapaluza. But around the 1930s, it was a mainstream entertainment pulling in massive audiences. Theatres and music halls around the country had their stages cleared to make room for a brace of racing bicycles and static rollers, as well as the distinctive … Read more
1930s racer gal from ‘New’ South Wales. We love the look in her eyes…it must have been very different being a bike girl in those days…
With a focus a little more on the bicycle this week, we’d like to share with you these images of a guy called Mas, and his amazing Soviet-era bicycle. Mas is unsurprisingly proud of his machine, brought over, he explained, from Poland and refurbish by him and the rest of those industrious guys over at Punk … Read more
Since this is the week before Bespoked Bristol, we felt it was OK to step sideways for a moment and focus on the bicycle for this post. Meet Jack, owner of a reconditioned Raleigh Team Record bicycle. This bike, showing one of the most distinctive paint and logo combinations there is in UK cycling, is … Read more
What a showman! Ricky’s got an amazing vintage, sartorial style and with the confidence to carry it off. He’s not part of some tweed ride or event – this was his regular clothes for the day. Striking so many poses for the camera, we just couldn’t choose one image, so today there’s three of the … Read more
Clare, wearing summer casual clothes that are perfect for an evening bicycle ride in the warm summer weather (when we had some!), was actually initially conspicuous by her shining front light. “The lights not normally on in the day!” she adds. Clare’s Raleigh bicycle is a wonderful vintage vehicle with dynamo lighting system and, yes, … Read more
Megan is dressed in a beautiful military-inspired double breasted jacket with brown piping, black leggings and matching UGG-style boots with a little bit of sparkle. With big shades and a couple of rollers still in her hair, she’s got a great old time look. Think 1940s. Wonderful!
At the end of the Spokes in Spring ride we were met by the wonderful scene of a village fete in the middle of the city, with art, crafts, vintage clothing stalls and cake making competitions. Perfect! With free cakes and tea for the riders, served in vintage cups and saucers, it was a lovely … Read more
Wow! So many people saw the photographs from our little event yesterday – literally thousands and thousands. Hope you enjoyed them! Here’s the photographs from the actual ride…ahh, the sunshine. Destination images tomorrow…