Tag Archives: Raleigh

Rebuilt in central Illinois: the Royal Scot

Dave inserted the Royal Scot back into the flow of history, creating something sure to confuse anyone trying to identify this particular model. Continue reading

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Columbia goes Klunk for used bicycles

You don’t need to write bicycle on your sign if your sign is a bicycle. Klunk Bicycles & Repair, founded in 2005 in Columbia, Missouri, specializes in “everyday bikes for everyday people.” That means bikes for transportation, many of them used … Continue reading

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Bike repair vending machine. Bicycle friendly design helps everyone

Is happiness riding your old bicycle? Or buying a new one? Time votes for experience over purchase. (Time) That advice about carrying tools and parts to fix your bike on the road? Meet the vending machine alternative. (Fast Company) An … Continue reading

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Brompton book tells a compact success story

Brompton Bicycle by David Henshaw Excellent Books, copyright 2009, 152 pgs., £11.95 The history of the Brompton, a folding bicycle made in London, is evidence that talent, persistence and lucky failures can add up to a unique manufacturing success story. … Continue reading

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