Category Archives: 3 speed

Raleigh-Hercules Balmoral

Pictures by Nicole Fally (MA Typeface Design at Reading). “…bike I bought in Reading one day after I arrived. it’s rusty, but that’s probably a colour of England…”

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Winter – Frankfurt am Main

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On the streets of Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal (Photos © Rafael Repullo)

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Raleigh Sports

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“Steel Shrine” meeting

Yesterday on June 26, 2009 annual meeting of “Steel Shrine” (Classical bicycles owners) took place in Park HaYarkon in Tel Aviv. Below: some images from the event.

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Huffy “Regatta” – women’s 3 speed bicycle

This Huffy was built in Dayton, Ohio, USA probably in the 70’s. I was surprised with the mint condition of the bicycle. The owner, young waitress in espresso bar told me that she found it in her parents home. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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KIA celebrity – 70’s

KIA (Korean for “arise from Asia”) was formed in 1944, shortly before North Korea invaded the South. The company would eventually succeed, first as a diversified manufacturer of bicycles and industrial products, and later as a manufacturer of trucks and … Continue reading

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My new ride — 4 speed roadster

What started as a real bargain, found at the flea market, was surpassingly  BIANCHI ( or some sort of generic Italian bike with components from RALEIGH and STURMEY ARCHER). After a serious cleaning and parts replacement became a beautiful 4 … Continue reading

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