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    1950's English Cycling-Train Video

    There was a lovely old black and white video going around a few months ago--I think someone linked to it in this forum--about a group of English cyclists out on a day tour in the 1950s. It showed them loading their bikes onto a special car, having a nice meal on board and then cycling along country lanes through the English countryside.

    I'd like for a friend of mine to see it, but I can't seem to locate it. Anyone know where I might find it?

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    Here ya go. Scroll down to 2 video clips.

    http://www.3speedtour.com/

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    That's the one!

    I see it was only in black and white in my mind.

    Thanks, oldride.

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    I miss those good old days,the styles,bikes etc. etc.. But then these days will be good old days down the road i guess.
    Wonder if anyone noticed the 1949-50 Merc car dwarfing the Brit cars in parking lot at about just before 7 min. mark?
    Last edited by ddez; 01-23-10 at 07:10 PM.

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    The Dallas-to-Fort Worth commuter train has a special area for bike storage (at least on the newer cars). It's pretty handy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ddez View Post
    I miss those good old days,the styles,bikes etc. etc.. But then these days will be good old days down the road i guess.
    Wonder if anyone noticed the 1949-50 Merc car dwarfing the Brit cars in parking lot at about just before 7 min. mark?
    My bike looks pretty similar to the ones in the video: lugs, carradice saddlebag etc, and most of my equipment is less than 5 years old.

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    Better facilities on those trains than we have today!!

    Best quote from the video 'Rugby? Who wants to go to Rugby?!!!'

    I live just up the road from Rugby, made me giggle!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nun View Post
    My bike looks pretty similar to the ones in the video: lugs, carradice saddlebag etc, and most of my equipment is less than 5 years old.
    Gotta picture?

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