STYLES: Road / Track Racers & Lightweights

Genuine track racers had a hard life. Being custom built for individual competitors, their tubing was particularly lightweight and the machines were usually scrapped after being damaged. Cycle makers capitalised on their successes on the track by selling more robust racing models to the public so their customers could imitate their heroes…

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Items in this Collection

1889 Metropolitan Machinists’ Co ‘Juno’ Path Racer

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1890 Woodhead, Angois & Ellis ‘Raleigh’ Road Racer

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1890s RACING SCRAPBOOK (USA)

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1893 Columbia Model 32 Road Racer with Elliptical Chainwheel

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1893 Humber Road Racer (Paris Depot)

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1893 Rudge Racing Safety (Model D)

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1895 ‘Electric’ Lightweight Road Racer

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1895 Rudge-Whitworth No 3 Road Racer

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1896 Raleigh ‘No 5’ Road Racer

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1897 Clement & Cie ‘Velo Piste’

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1897 Columbia Racing Tandem

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1897 Singer Modele de Luxe Path Racer

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1898 Pennell & Co ‘Armstrong’ Path Racer

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1899 Clement de Luxe Path Racer

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1899 Eadie Fittings Road Racer

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1899 Eadie Fittings Track Racer

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1899 Peugeot ‘Bicyclette Lion A’

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1899 Triumph Resilient Model 25AA Road Racer

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1899 Velo ‘Garin’ – Societe Garin & Bernaux (Maurice Garin)

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1899 Velo de Course Bernasse (Baudou Cushion Tyres)

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1899-1903 Imperial Rover Road Racer

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1900 ‘No 14B’ Imperial Triumph Road Racer

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1900 Double Top Tube 29″ Eadie Track / Road Racer

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1900 Mead ‘Kennebec’ Road Racer

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1900 Velo de Course E. Collesson (Great Western Mfg Co American Export)

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1901 Premier Helical Track Racer

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1902 Alldays Imperial Path Racer

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1902 Tribune BLUE STREAK

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1902 Tribune Model 750 Track Racer

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1902-05 Clement Lightweight Racing Bicycle

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1902/1903 French Racer, Tour de France style

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1903 Bicyclette Manufrance Hirondelle

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1903 LA VIE AU GRAND AIR

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1903 Machine ‘Brillant’ No 1 (Dursley-Pedersen 3-Speed Gear)

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1904 Le Globe ‘Modele Extra Luxe’

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1905 Quadrant Special Road Racer

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1905 Royal Enfield Sloping Top Tube Girder Road Racer

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1905-1910 Track Tandem

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1908 Fleet Standard Racer

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1908 RACING SCRAPBOOK

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1908 Royal Enfield Duplex Road Racer

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1909 Modele Raleigh ‘Route’

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1909 Rudge-Whitworth No 27 Crescent Road Racer

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1910 Bicyclette ‘Oblin’ built from BSA ‘B’ Pattern Fittings

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1910 BSA Racer built from ‘A’ Pattern Fittings

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1910 BSA Racer built from ‘A’ Pattern Fittings

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1910 BSA Road Racer built from ‘A’ Pattern Fittings

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1910 Elswick (Newcastle) Popular Truss Path Racer

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1910 London Cycle Works Wincycle Road Racer

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1910 Rudge-Whitworth No 24 Special Road Racer

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1910 Rudge-Whitworth No 4 Aero Special Path Racer

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1910s ‘Fortuna’ Sloping Top Tube Road Racer built from BSA Fittings

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1910s BSA Fittings Road Racer (‘Modele Course sur Route’)

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1910s Drop-tube Road Racer built from ‘A Pattern’ BSA Fittings

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1910s Hopper Boy’s Little Giant Racing Bicycle

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1910s Hurtu Sloping Top Tube Racer

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1910s Labor Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1910s le Cadre ‘Special Labor’ Truss Bridge Racer

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1910s le Cadre ‘Special Labor’ Truss Bridge Road Racer

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1910s Terrot Route ‘Modele A’

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1910s Velo de Course HERCULE

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1910s Velo de Piste ‘Guillemet’

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1911 Rudge-Whitworth ‘No 4 Aero Special’ Track Racer (ex-Works)

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1911 Rudge-Whitworth Aero No 4 20″ Track Racer (ex-Works)

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1912 BSA Road Racer built from ‘A’ Pattern Fittings

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1912 Coventry Eagle Sloping Top Tube Road Racer

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1912 Racycle ‘Model 174’

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1912 Singer Path Racer with Sloping Top Tube

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1912 Swift Gent’s Royal Club: ‘Special Colonel Model’ Road Racer

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1912 Velo Bastide ‘Meredith’ Road-Racing Model

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1913 Rover Road Racer

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1915 Raleigh No 29 Road Racer

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1917 Iver Johnson Cushion Truss Frame Track Racer

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1920 le Cadre ‘Special Labor’ Truss Bridge Racer

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1920s ‘Chatellerault’ Truss-Bridge Road Racer

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1920s ‘Cycles J.H’ Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s Alcyon Curved Frame Road Racer

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1920s Cycle Racing, Maidstone, Kent

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1920s French Truss Frame Road Racer

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1920s Garrouste Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s La Lionne Truss-Frame Racing Bicycle

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1920s le Cadre ‘Special Labor’ Truss Bridge Racer

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1920s Recta Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s Rexor Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1920s Royal Codrix Truss-bridge Road Racer

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1927 Royal Triumph No 33 Road Racer

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1927 Selbach Clubman’s Model

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1928 Bicyclette LUCIFER Homme Course (Elliptical Chainwheel ‘Elan’)

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1928 Popular Triumph Path Racer with Ball End Fork Crown

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1928 Saxon ‘Club Model’

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1929 Bransom Kent & Co ‘Royal George’ Tourist Sloping Top-Tube

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1930s-1950s Mecadural Duralumin Electra All-Aluminium Roadster

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1931 Agache Gent’s Bicycle with Curly Cranks

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1932 Humber 3-Speed Path Racer

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1934 BSA Opperman Super-eeze

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1934 Selbach ‘Improved Taper Tube Model’

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1934 Sunbeam Road Racer Model B

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1935 ‘Curly’ Hetchins Brilliant No 2 Vibrant

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1935 S.L Allen ‘Flexy Racer’ Coaster Wagon

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1936 Granby Lightweight Club with Taper Tubes

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1936 Sun Special Aussie

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1936-38 Caminade Caminargent

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1937 ‘Curly’ Hetchins Brilliant No 2 Vibrant

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1937 BSA Gent’s ‘Gold Vase’

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1937 BSA Gents ‘Gold Medal’ Bicycle

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1938 ‘Skippy Racer’ Streamlined Scooter

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1938 BSA Gent’s Gold Vase

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1939 Bates Cantiflex with Diadrant Forks

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1939 BSA Opperman Gold Special

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1939 BSA Opperman Special

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1939 Dayton Road Racer

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1939 Elswick ‘The Brighton Road’ Gent’s Racer

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1940s Velo ‘Aviac’ Mecadural Duralumin

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1947 Curly Hetchins Vibrant Frame

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1947 Malvern Star ‘2 Star’ Path Racer

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1947 Paris Galibier

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1947 Paris Rensch Tour de France

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1947 Sun Manxman

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1947 Velo de Course d’Enfant TERROT

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1947 Velo La Perle Meca Dural Duralumin

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1948 Malvern Star ‘5 Star’ Track Bike

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1948 Paris Galibier

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1948 Paris Galibier (Original Paint)

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1949 D.K Swan ‘Swan Sport’

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1950s Curly Hetchins ‘Brilliant’

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1951 Paris Galibier

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1953 Holdsworth Zephyr Road Path Model

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1955 Dayton Roadmaster

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1956 Ephgrave

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1956 Paris Galibier

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1959 Velo de Course ‘Oscar Egg’

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1960 Curly Hetchins Experto Crede

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1960s Randonneur Homme ‘Oscar Egg’

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LAUREN STEADMAN RIDES VINTAGE: 1896 Raleigh Road Racer v 1918 Harley Davidson VIDEO

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