Bicycles

Kestrel 4000-1986

Kestrel 4000-1986

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.

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 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. 

Raleigh Sports 5-Speed- 1968

Raleigh Sports 5-Speed- 1968

The classic English roadster produced from the 1930s through the1960s, had a lugged steel frame, with an internal 3-speed hub, and upright riding position. 

Renovo Hardwood Bicycle-2015

Renovo Hardwood Bicycle-2015

Founded in 2007 by Ken Wheeler, whose background is in composite aircraft design, Renovo builds hollow laminated hardwood road and mountain bikes. 

Schwinn Hornet- 1955

Schwinn Hornet- 1955

For the first half of the 20th century, an "American bicycle" had balloon tires, a single speed, a rear coaster brake, and was designed to appeal to children too young to drive a car.

Schwinn Paramount Tandem Bike-1975

Schwinn Paramount Tandem Bike-1975

On loan from James Greene.

Schwinn made tandems on their Paramount production line from 1969-1979. The Paramount name was reserved for top-of-the-line Schwinns. Today, this factory continues to make bicycles under the name Waterford Precision Cycles.

 

Schwinn Stingray Fastback- 1966

Schwinn Stingray Fastback- 1966

In 1963, the new Schwinn Stingray was an instant success as a highly stylized bicycle that captured the California car culture of the1960s.

Specialized Fatboy-2017

Specialized Fatboy-2017

 

On loan from Specialized

In the late 1980s, Alaskan frame builders began experimenting with custom components and design to create a bicycle with a large tire contact patch for greater control on snow; as a result, the fatbike was born. 

Specialized Stumpjumper-1982

Specialized Stumpjumper-1982

This design was the first mass-produced mountain bike.

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