Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

by | New Zealand, Photography

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

Tandem practice around the block before the other bikes arrive.

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

And in the midst of the bicycles…

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Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

The Dutch woman with a Dutch accent, and a Dutch bicycle.

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA) went from making guns to bicycles. In 1880 the changeover proved to be very feasible. However, the logo didn’t change. If you look at a BSA bike even today, it bears the logo of three guns stacked vertically. 

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

Fur for the bike. 

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

A QR code scan in pandemic times. And a yoghurt can for the $5 donation. 

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

The (blue) bicycle on the right is probably one of New Zealand’s most expensive bikes. Made of aluminium around 1935, it has balloon tyres, much like many modern bikes. 

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

Dion had to lend his bike to someone else and this was a last minute replacement. Hence, the deflated tyres needed some attention. 

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier
Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

Another view of the aluminium bicycle.

Bicycle Belles, Art Deco, Napier

Final instructions from Colin. The riders go along the Marine Parade Pathway to West Quay Ahuriri.