Some vintage bike love around Newcastle lately

First cabs off the rank – two Malvern Star mixtes. I was not aware that Malvern Star made mixtes, but I have seen two of them in the past week, this green one outside Maurice’s, which appears to be for sale for $180:and this one, a Vogue, and also a one star:A tiny Speedwell, probably a Brownie, but the paintwork is too damaged to say for sure …and my reflection in a window, on my Speedwell …It’s great to see some appreciation of vintage bikes around here, rather than the usual mountain bikes and hybrids, or fast road bikes.

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3 Responses to Some vintage bike love around Newcastle lately

  1. Wayne Martin says:

    What is a mixte?

  2. Vicki says:

    It is a bike with twin tubes going from the headtube to the rear dropouts, instead of a top tube or a downtube as you see in women’s bikes. They are meant to be for men and women and are a sportier option than a women’s frame.

  3. petermc says:

    That’s what I like to see …. classics!

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