.Senior Citizens: £.4.00
Children 6-16: £.2.00
.groups £.discount for groups of 10+ visiting normal open days/times .
.groups £.minimum group booking charge of £50 if visit is out of normal open days/times
We regret we cannot accept debit or credit cards.
.Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays
.Open all year
.Days can usually be flexible for large groups depending on availability of staff
National Cycle Museum
The Automobile Palace
Powys - Mid Wales
Tel: 01597 825531
Lightweight Frame Builders
. During the mid -1930s the introduction of high-tensile,lightweight steel tubing in the UK enabled cycle frame makers to produce machines which were light,responsive and durable.
They steered well and were fast in the hands of a competent rider.They could be used both for everyday use during the week and for amateur Clubmans competition riding at weekends..
Demand was high and the specialist frame builders would typically make around 100 frames per year during the period 1936 -1960. Several of these frame builders were based in North London and became very well -known for the high quality of their workmanship.
These included MacLean, Carpenter, Hetchins, F.H.Grubb, Claude Butler, Rotrax, Bates, Ephgrave and Excel to name just a few...
Gillott Lightweight Bicycle