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Bicycles

Handy Bike- 2000

Handy Bike- 2000

The urban concept Handy Bike was introduced in the early 2000s as a competitor to the Sinclair, the world’s smallest folding bicycle. 

High Wheeler (replica) - 1870s

High Wheeler (replica) - 1870s

Named the high wheeler for obvious reasons, the 48” wheel puts the seat at 53” above the ground, placing the rider’s head between 7 and 8 feet off the ground!

Hyslop Brothers Aviator Tandem Bicycle with Aerothrust Propeller- 1912

Hyslop Brothers Aviator Tandem Bicycle with Aerothrust Propeller- 1912

This Hyslop Brother’s Aviator model tandem bicycle is fitted with an Aerothrust propeller engine. Eventually, Hyslop Brother’s became the Oldsmobile & Cadillac car distributor for Canada.

Itera Plastic Bicycle-1981

Itera Plastic Bicycle-1981

In response to the 1974 oil crisis, a small group of Swedish engineers obtained government funding to develop a bicycle completely composed of fiber-reinforced composite plastics (FRP). 

Kestrel 4000-1987

Kestrel 4000-1987

When the Kestrel 4000 was introduced, it was the first commercially available bicycle frame completely made of aerodynamic carbon fiber tubing. 

Kestrel 500SCi- 1992

Kestrel 500SCi- 1992

 This bicycle was the first modern seat-tube-less design which demonstrates the structural flexibility offered by composite construction. 

 

KtraK Kit

KtraK Kit

 

The KtraK kit is a replacement rear-drive assembly that turns any mountain bike into an all-terrain vehicle.

Lotus Type 110TT- 1992

Lotus Type 110TT- 1992

First proposed in 1987 by Norwich based bicycle designer Mike Burrows, the original design of this bicycle was rejected by many British bicycle manufacturing companies as the monocoque frame was deemed illegal by the UCI for use in competitive cycling events.

Mando Footloose-2012

Mando Footloose-2012

The Footloose is a collaboration between Korean automotive manufacturer Mando and British bicycle designer Mark Sanders. 

Mini Monster

Mini Monster

Bicycles this small generally are not a practical means of transportation, as pedaling is extremely difficult and riding is usually much slower than walking. 

Moulton Cycle APB-1992

Moulton Cycle APB-1992

This model, the APB (All-Purpose Bicycle), was designed to bring the Moulton line to a larger market achieved by using off-the-shelf components rather than the custom tires, wheels, and inner tubes found on the original Moultons.

New Mail Safety Bike (replica)-1891

The New Mail welded steel frame design dates back to 1891.

Peugeot AE21 Hybrid Electric Bike-2011

Peugeot AE21 Hybrid Electric Bike-2011

The AE21 is a compact e-bike aimed at urban commuters with a design that integrates a lithium-ion battery into the bike’s aluminum frame. 

 

Peugeot Propeller Bicycle-1920

Peugeot Propeller Bicycle-1920

Peugeot is considered to be the most prestigious French bicycle.  In the early 1920s, a Parisian company named SICAM (“Société Industrielle de Construction Automobile et Motocycliste”) began constructing engines for bicycles.

Peugeot PX-10 Racing Bike- 1974

Peugeot PX-10 Racing Bike- 1974

This is one of the classic racing bikes of the 1960s and 1970s, made from high-quality Reynolds 531 steel tubing. 

Poncet Velocipede

Poncet Velocipede "Boneshaker"- 1869

This Vélocipède, made by Laurent Poncet, is an early pedaled-powered bicycle. With wooden wheels, iron “tires”, and lack of springs, this style bicycle earned the nickname “boneshaker.”

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