Museum wheeling out bikes of all shape and size
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.