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    waverley610 waverley610's Avatar
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    100 images. 100 Lost bicycle shops. 100 years. UK.

    C&V's

    Thought you may be interested in viewing our flickr group now showing one hundred images
    of one hundred lost bicycle shops from England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales.

    Through google-maps and the occasional drive by I've discovered and revisited many locations and where possible detailed what the premises are selling today.

    Please feel free to add to or identify and keep the group pure with "British Bikes only" please from UK sellers and makers, now defunct.

    http://www.flickr.com/groups/lost_bicycle_shops/

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    Senior Member bibliobob's Avatar
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    Very nice. Cheers!
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    Senior Member mudboy's Avatar
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    I wonder if the shop that I moonlighted at in Harrow is still there...
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    Senior Member mparker326's Avatar
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    Thanks for sharing.

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    Wonderful. And kind of sad.

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    Senior Member AZORCH's Avatar
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    Very nice set. Thanks for sharing, I'm having a great time looking through these images.
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    Bianchi Goddess Bianchigirll's Avatar
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    these are fabulous pics.
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto (2), '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '88 Trofeo, '86 Volpe, '89 Axis, '79 Mixte, '99 Mega Pro XL Ti, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

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    Senior Member gaucho777's Avatar
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    Great photos. Thanks for documenting and sharing. I'm glad to see so many of the photos have informative captions, too.
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