As anyone over about the age of fifty will no doubt remember, the structure of cycling was once decidedly different to what it is today. Around the world the Amateur and Pro ranks were run as two distinctly – and often fiercely – separate entities, a situation that lead to no end of friction and … More Pros vs Amateurs: The great divide
It’s always amazing what you find when researching. Stumbled across the following Letter to the Editor which appeared in The (Adelaide) Advertiser newspaper back on Saturday 6 June 1908. 107 years ago but the debate still sounds pretty familiar. LAWLESS CYCLISTS. To the Editor. Sir -“Wm. H. Allen’s” attack on “lawless cyclists” is enough to disgust … More Lawless Cyclists, circa 1908
More retro awesomeness. These were huge on the Gold Coast when I was a kid. Probably still are!
Cycling was pretty big around the time of Federation…
They don’t make ’em like they used to. Love these old bike ads. Yee-harrr!
Anyone able to explain what this vintage Raleigh advert has to do with an “all steel bike”?
Okay, okay. It’s not cycling. But it is lycra, 80s style. Enjoy…
…hip flasks reigned.
Ride, drink, ride, drink. The secret to being the best. Ever.