Pashley Guv’nor and Speed 5 Modifications Gallery

With so many great modifications made to the Pashley Guv’nor and Speed 5 bicycles by many owners I thought it would be nice to collate the images all in one place. Please send your images to thesportingpicture@gmail.com together with any details you wish to include and I will add them to the gallery page of this blog (found by clicking MENU above). Please note all copyright will remain the property of the person who took the image.

 

Pashley Guvnor

 

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New Shoes! British Craftsmanship at it’s best…..

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In preparation for the Pashley Picnic this weekend and several lovely rides planned for this summer and beyond I have purchased myself a proper pair of British made cycling shoes! My Converse don’t quite look the part so it was time I looked online for a nice pair of shoes. I found a few articles about William Lennon; a company based in the Peak District, established in 1899 to make working boots for those that worked in the lead mines and local quarries.

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I appreciate anything handmade in this green and pleasant land and just like my Pashley, these fine shoes are also made by hand in the traditional method. More can found out about William Lennon & Co on their website by clicking here

After deciding I needed a pair of these lovely shoes I called them and spoke to a lady by the name of Libs who was very helpful and took my order for a pair of Arturo in a size 10. She assured me they were UK sizes and I can assure you the sizes are accurate with my new shoes fitting like a glove…… well, shoe.

William Lennon are a great company, the shoes are a fraction of the price of their competition and fantastic quality at just under £70 inc postage. I am breaking them in today around the house but already they feel very supple and comfortable. I cannot wait to get these on my MKS pedal this weekend and be proud on my riding my British engineered Pashley with my British crafted shoes.

Rather over indulgently I took my shoes and bike out last night for a few pictures….

Spotted the deliberate mistake? They are now re-laced and my shoes are 100% streamlined!

Benson Veteran Cycle Ride Photographs

 

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I have been lucky to take part in  the Benson Veteran Bicycle Ride on a couple of occasions on my old Philips trade bike. Bikes have to be pre 1930’s although I’m sure a few newer ones slip through the net too! Here are a few images that I took a couple of years ago. Enjoy them and feel free to share them on your own blog and Facebook pages with a credit to my new blog  www.mybritishbicycle.me. Thank you.

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