Cruisin' on my Bluebird
I just came across this website this morning, while searching for an old "Made in Britain" bicycle company logo. I've only watched a Video that's on it showing how a bicycle was made (you can see Rudge on the seat tube) and it's pretty wild! You'll spend the better part of a morning clicking on each of the old English brands! @SirMike1983 and @jimbo53 will love it if they haven't already seen it.
Bicycles, frames and bike accessories made in the UK – British made bikes, British made bike parts and British made bike equipment
If you owned a bike in the 1980s or before in the UK, it was probably British-made. If you own one today, most likely it’s made abroad. My 1980s Falcon racing bike was made in England. It is …