I hope the person who owns this bike doesn’t mind that I snuck through their gate to take this shot, but how could I resist a folding Gitane in such tip top condition? Otherwise it would I would only have been a shot of it behind bars…
This got me thinking. I have been pondering the idea of inviting fellow little bike fans to send me photos of bikes, be they ones they own, or ones they stumble across in their travels. I’m telling you, once your eyes are in tune to the small wheel, you see them everywhere. Here are two more I spied in the last week.
This one is a Hallmark, I have only seen one before, and not quite as smart. Looks like it has taken a leaf out of the Malvern Star ‘ book when it comes to the chain guard: nice.
It was dusk so apologies for the poor image, plus I was with company, so had to snap and run, though I did get time to get the name: Cinzia.
Never heard of it. Excellent, another triumph for the little bike trivialist. And a folder to boot!
And so dear readers, this is the plan, if you have a little bike you love, or spot one out and about, send me a message using this contact form,
The brief? Well, as you had probably noticed, this is a very niche interest. We are talking 60s – 80s shoppers, small frame, small wheels.I generally don’t post dragsters or low riders; they have been loved to bits on other sites I am sure. Though I do indulge a hybrid such as a shopper with a dragster handles or seat. And of course, if they are folders,I am in heaven.