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How a Raleigh Roadster was made in 1945.

labarumlabarum Posts: 110
edited April 2016 in Vintage bikes forum
How a Raleigh Roadster was made in 1945.

http://film.britishcouncil.org/how-a-bicycle-is-made

Old British Council Film with a rather pedestrian presentation, but a fascinating view of social history as well as of developing production methods and bike design.

How old is the boy? In our times a boys' voices break much sooner. He dresses just like his father - no teenage culture yet.

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  • term1teterm1te Posts: 1,462
    Excellent, that's the way to make a bicycle, especial one "that brings relaxation, health and happiness". Although, I did expect the voice over to introduce Bagpuss and the Marvellous Mechanical Mouse-organ at any moment. I was particularly impressed by the lady who could fit a tyre and inner tube to a wheel in 50 seconds. They don't make them like that anymore.
  • andcpandcp Posts: 644
    Brilliant!

    Thanks for sharing.
    "It must be true, it's on the internet" - Winston Churchill
  • lesfirthlesfirth Posts: 1,205
    I really enjoyed that. There is room for a bit of health and safety.
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