Coventry’s History of Cycling

This page has links to several source of information on Coventry’s role as the centre of cycle manufacturing in the UK in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Coventry Evening Telegraph Article

Bicycle History: Coventry


And this link is for the Transport Museum –

“Although we are well-known as a motor museum, we have a significant collection of cycles which ranges from the earliest boneshakers and Penny Farthings to the latest safety cycles, tracing the history of Coventry’s significant contribution to the cycle industry from the early Victorian period to the modern times.”