Re: [CR]RE: interest shops/events in Great Britain/Ireland


Example: Events

Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:54:46 -0600
From: "Mitch Harris" <mitch.harris@gmail.com>
To: "Nic Henderson" <nic.henderson@ntlworld.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]RE: interest shops/events in Great Britain/Ireland
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Visited an very nice collection at a british cycling museum in Lincoln in about 1990. Nice vintage lightweights there. Does anyone know if this museum is still going?

Mitch Harris Little Rock Canyon, Utah

On 7/19/07, Nic Henderson <nic.henderson@ntlworld.com> wrote:
>
> Hello Peter
> The National Cycle Collection in Llandrindod is most certainly worth a
> visit, it has loads of our types of bike there, Hetchins, Baines, old
> Condors, trikes, old Bianchis, Paris, and lots or more obscure British
> makes, in fact to many to mention, there's also a handy numbered guide
> booklet which you hand back at the end of your visit which is useful. I
> would show you around myself only I'm going away on Sunday for a week
> and, believe it or not, getting married on the Tuesday! (off topic, lol)
> One bizarre exhibit is Maurice Selbach's actual gravestone which was
> rescued from Streatham cemetery with the permission of his family, a bit
> creepy I thought, photo available if anyone wants to see it.
>
> The 'British Cycling Museum', run by John & Sue Middleton, in Cornwall
> is as good as the National Cycling Collection.
>
> Nic Henderson
> Newport
> UK
>
> Peter Tutty wrote:
> This Saturday, I'm flying from Australia to Great Britain were I will
> visit parts of England, Wales and Scotland before heading to France to
> ride the 1227 kn (770 mile) Paris Brest Paris randonneur event. After
> PBP I will return to England, then visit Ireland before returning home.
>
> I'll be base in Luton north of London for some of the time, so here
> are my questions?
>
> Are there any particular must see CR/KOF Steel/Vintage related shops
> in the vicinity of Luton and Northern London?
>
> Anything as above in Great Bitain and Ireland generally?
>
> Any Veteran Cycle Club or similar vintage bike events occurring from
> 28 July to 13 August and 26 August to 21 September? Is there a VCC
> member on the list who has this information?.
>
> Is the National Cycle Collection in Llandrindod, Wales worth a visit?
>
> Any other collections public or private, worthy of a look?
>
> Thank You.
>
> Peter Tutty
> Londonderry NSW Australia (for another 40 hours anyway).