Speedwell Cycles

14Jan12

Tras tiempo sin postear volvemos a la carga. Lo cierto es que las Navidades han sido bastante duras en lo que a trabajo se refiere, pero eso esta bien.

Speedwell

No, no es es otro producto europeo, Estas “flacas” vienen ni mas ni menos que de las antípodas, lo cierto es que desconocía la existencia de este fabricante, pero me resulta mas interesante, y aun mas sabiendo que viene de las antípodas;

Me llama especialmente la atención los elaborados trabajos de de fileteado que algunas de ellas muestran.

Ahora me asalta una duda, ¿Alguien sabe que caja de pedalier que utilizaban estas bicicletas?

Bennett and Wood were accomplished penny-farthing enthusiasts and racers.[2] They were heavily involved in bicycle racing in the Sydney area prior to opening a bicycle shop; Mr. Bennett was the intercolonial and NSW champion (1883, 1885). Mr. Bennett was a member of a Speedwell bicycle club in England prior to arrival in Australia and for a time raced as a member of that club. He and Mr. Wood were involved with the Speedwell bicycle club in Australia, the Cyclists Union of NSW (as competitors and promotors of bicycle racing) and laterthe League of Wheelmen. …

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speedwell_bicycles

 



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