Mu­seum wheel­ing out bikes of all shape and size

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THE down­side to chang­ing one third of the Minia­ture Col­lec­tion. Cel­e­brat­ing 200 years ex­hibits at Grampian Trans­port Mu­seum in of the bi­cy­cle, the mu­seum has on dis­play a Al­ford ev­ery year is that some of the dis­plays di­verse ar­ray of more than 30 cy­cles rang­ing have to be dis­man­tled and re­moved from view from penny far­things and a hobby horse over the win­ter months when the at­trac­tion is through to Guy Martin’s 2016 Tour Di­vide bike closed. and lo­cal hero Jon En­twistle’s Ri­d­ley Sprint The good news is that there’s still time to take bike. in three of the ma­jor dis­plays which will be As well as de­scrip­tive pan­els, visi­tors can view changed at the end of the sea­son. The ex­hibits 1930s Pathe film The Birth of the Bike. record the his­tory of cy­cling, the story of the Bri­tain was quick to adopt the bi­cy­cle and by Scot­tish mo­tor in­dus­try and the tal­ents of 1913, the world’s largest bi­cy­cle fac­tory was model mak­ers, show­cased in the Mar­vels in the Raleigh works in Not­ting­ham.

grampian TRANS­PORT Mu­seum, Al­ford OPEN Daily 10AM TO 5PM

TRANS­PORT MU­SEUM: The Guy Martin Col­lec­tion on show.

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