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THE BRITISH EXPERTS TEST - version 1

The British Experts Test - Version 1 (1931)

Riders put their motorcycles through a tough test over...

THE BRITISH EXPERTS TEST - version 2

The British Experts Test - Version 2 (1931)

Riders put their motorcycles through a tough test over...

HUMAN BIKES

Human Bikes (1928)

Brilliant 'pedi-cycle' (wheels strapped to ankles) cross-country race in Paris.

A NEW SPORT CYCLE SKATING

A New Sport Cycle Skating (1923)

Cycle-skating - new sport which involves strapping a wheel to the side...

CYCLE POLO

Cycle Polo (1930)

Men vs women at cycle polo.

CYCLE POLO

Cycle Polo (1930)

Various shots of a cycle polo match which takes place in France.

ARROW SLEEVES

Arrow Sleeves (1936)

Arrows on sleeves prove to be useful to cyclers.

JUMPING CYCLISTS

Jumping Cyclists (1936)

Young men do stunts of bicycles - riding over ramps and jumping over people.

MOTOR TRIAL CAPABILITIES

Motor Trial Capabilities (1914-1918)

Motorcycle trials at Buxton.

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 331 - CASTLE TOPIARY, GARDEN CASTLE, CYCLING FAMILY and...

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 331 - Castle Topiary, Garden Castle, Cycling Family And... (1961)

Out...

MOTOR CYCLING'S GRAND NATIONAL

Motor Cycling's Grand National (1931)

Cross country motorcycle trials in muddy Yorkshire.

O'ER HILL AND DALE  AND SOMETIMES WATER

O'er Hill And Dale And Sometimes Water (1927)

Motorcycles race through the country lanes in the...

POST HILL CLIMB

Post Hill Climb (1929)

Large crowds turn out to see motorcyclists at "Post Hill", Leeds, Yorkshire.

THIRTY YEARS AGO!

Thirty Years Ago! (1932)

Retrospective look at cycles of the 1890s

LEINSTER MOTORCYCLE CLUB

Leinster Motorcycle Club (1924)

A motorcycle steeplechase over muddy tracks and steep hills.

SUNSHINE LEINSTER

Sunshine Leinster (1924)

Motorcyclists - including one woman - enrolling for the Leinster motorcycle...

IS PILLION RIDING SAFE?

Is Pillion Riding Safe? (1926)

Carshalton Motor Cycle Club organise first tests of pillion riding over...

MOUNTAINEERING BY MOTOR CYCLE

Mountaineering By Motor Cycle (1934)

A man rides up the Oetscher mountain on a motorbike.

SAFETY FIRST GIRL

Safety First Girl (1936)

A young woman attaches reflectors to her legs to be seen at night in dark...

YOKE AND CYCLIST

Yoke And Cyclist (1936)

A shop owner uses a dairy maid's yoke to carry packages as he rides his bike.

CYCLE POLO

Cycle Polo (1949)

Footage of cycle polo match in progress.

HYDROFLOAT

Hydrofloat (1949)

Footage of two young women using hydrofloat on a lake at Kingston, Surrey.

CYCLE SPRINGING

Cycle Springing (1950)

Jim Fletcher tests out shock absorbers on his bicycle.

HIKERS AND CYCLISTS issue title PATHE PICTORIAL GOES AWAY FOR THE WEEKEND

Hikers And Cyclists Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Goes Away For The Weekend (1947)

Cyclists and...

CYCLISTS issue title PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS ON THE SUNNY SIDE

Cyclists Issue Title Pathe Pictorial Looks On The Sunny Side (1947)

Nice footage of cyclists and...

FRENCH MOTOR CYCLE RACE AT ARGENTEUIL aka MOTOR CYCLE SCRAMBLE IN FRANCE

French Motor Cycle Race At Argenteuil AKA Motor Cycle Scramble In France (1949)

Various shots...

HILL CLIMBING COMPETITION

Hill Climbing Competition (1914-1918)

Motorcycle hill-climbing competition - dupe of ON 077 P - see separate...

YOUNG CYCLISTS issue title - ALL'S WELL !

Young Cyclists Issue Title - All's Well ! (1940)

Footage of the Boys Voluntary Cycle Core in...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 451 - reel 1 of 2 - WALL OF DEATH GIRL, RAILWAY CAFE

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 451 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Wall Of Death Girl, Railway Cafe (1963)

Out...

BERKHAMSTED MOTOR CYCLE CLUB'S

Berkhamsted Motor Cycle Club's (1931)

Motorcycle riders and car drivers try their hand on hill climb...

PENNY FARTHING CYCLE RACE NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Penny Farthing Cycle Race News In A Nutshell (1935)

Penny farthing bicycle race - riders mostly...

A NEW SPORT

A New Sport (1912)

Cycle-skating is the very latest - good footage of men figure skating with wheels...

A GRIM SPECTACLE AND IRON EFFICIENCY

A Grim Spectacle And Iron Efficiency (1927)

Army manoeuvres on the Wiltshire plains with tanks and...

TRAVERS RELIABILITY TRIAL

Travers Reliability Trial (1921)

Motorcycles and cars undertake reliability tests, such as driving...

TOURIST TROPHY RACE

Tourist Trophy Race (1921)

Motorcycles speed around the course on the Isle of Man during the Island...

WHEELING ALONG

Wheeling Along (1934)

British cycling champion Miss Hamilton tries out an exercise bike and the new...

WEEK-ENDERS OF YESTERYEAR

Week-Enders Of Yesteryear (1935)

People in Victorian dress take a ride in a vintage car.

NEW CYCLE issue title DIPS INTO COMEDY

New Cycle Issue Title Dips Into Comedy (1936)

Champion cyclist Evelyn Hamilton tries out a new...

BUTCHERS EARLY BIKE DELIVERIES

Butchers Early Bike Deliveries (1936)

A butcher uses an ancient 'penny-halfpenny' bicycle to do his...

STEERING WHEEL CYCLE

Steering Wheel Cycle (1936)

Champion cyclist Evelyn Hamilton demonstrates new bicycle with steering...

MOUNTAIN CYCLING issue title - THIS WAY PLEASE

Mountain Cycling Issue Title - This Way Please (1937)

Young South African cyclists ride to the top...

CYCLE CROSS

Cycle Cross (1968)

National Amateur cross country bicycle race at Crystal Palace.

RADIO CYCLIST

Radio Cyclist (1948)

Arthur Newman fixes a radio to his bicycle so he can tune in whilst cycling. London.

ARMCHAIR CYCLIST

Armchair Cyclist (1948)

Engineer Russell Searle takes his 'armchair' bicycle out for a spin.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY

Cycle Speedway (1948)

Boys use a blitzed site at New Cross as a speedway cycle track. London.

AUTOMATIC CYCLE PUMP

Automatic Cycle Pump (1948)

Inventor F. J. Camm demonstrates device that pumps tyres whilst cycling.

HYPNOTIST

Hypnotist (1949)

Hypnotist Richard Payne persuades three volunteers to do various humiliating things.