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It’s still not a service I actually offer – but at least they are less abusive. ’ Also, ‘I have a bicycle that looks like one of yours; if I send you pictures please can you identify it for me? The Veteran Cycle Club (V-CC) has a system of ‘marque enthusiasts’ – volunteers who compile what information they can about particular manufacturers.
By joining the V-CC you can access whatever information is available.
The V-CC’s system of marque specialists is unrivalled throughout the world.
I recommend every vintage bicycle enthusiast to join the V-CC to access these (and many other) excellent facilities.
To sift through information to try and find similar pictures to your unidentified bicycle would take me months, and I’m already doing similar research on my own bikes.
Only certain manufacturers’ frame number sequencing is known. Many manufacturers used ‘bought-in’ bikes at different times, ie made by a different company.
They don’t usually use computers, so much of their knowledge is stored in their heads.
By the time we learn from them, it’s second-generation information.
My contemporaries and I are in a younger age group – forties to sixties – and we’re busy learning and recording what we can before it’s lost forever.
We study 100-year-old magazines to see when certain new innovations were first reviewed (it helps us date bicycles with similar features), read correspondence of the time to try to understand contemporary views and opinions, research old catalogues, meet fellow enthusiasts, help each other with restorations, ride our old bikes as much as possible, and work with our elders to pick up tips and wisdom.