Archive for June, 2012

Macleans Apollo Restored

I’m sure that Simon P won’t mind me sharing his email, but more importantly his pictures here on the blog. Just to give you a bit of background, Simon is a vintage cycle enthusiast who bought a lot of the items we found in this cache here: More than just being a antiquarian, Simon is […]

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Road bikes, racing bikes

A quick update then on our new stock, specifically looking at road bikes. We didn’t manage to get as many as usual, but then it’s proving more difficult to get secondhand bikes generally, as the recession bites in Holland and Belgium. That statement might sound specious, but it’s true. People are holding onto their old […]

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Hello Sailor!

Here’s a happy photo of Johnny filling up the truck with chip fat after it stopped working on the motorway outside of Genk. Those gloomy clouds are coming directly out of his brain. We’re wise enough to carry a few spare parts for the engine around with us these days, but it was still a […]

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Secondhand bike shop, Spring 2012

It’s perhaps worth saying something of the latter part of our most recent trip to Benelux, even though regular readers of this blog will probably remark, ‘Well, there’s nothing new in these slightly morbid travelling tales.’ But then this is the bike business I would counter, where nothing really ever changes. I was, fortuitously enough, […]

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