Daily photo #89

The daily photo has had a ‘retro bike’ theme of late. It seems that the interest in old bikes and opportunities to ride them is catching. Even my old mate Fred has caught the the bug. He rocked up to my place tonight all excited and desperate to show me his new baby.

He had been to a country fire authority (CFA) fund raising sale and picked up an old bike. A quick search on the net revealed that it was an english made ‘Corsair’ probably circa early 60’s.

Corsair was an English bicycle company. This one appears to be a mid range road bike with horizonatal rear drop outs, two gears (one fixed and the other free) and steel wheels.


This one is a ‘fixer upper’. The paint work is faded and there are numerous patches of rusty steel poking through. A clean, rust neutralise and then clear coat might preserve the hand painted line work and logos. I wonder what he will do with it?


3 thoughts on “Daily photo #89

  1. Hmmmm, I’ll check back at another pic I took. You’ve got me thinking about something that bugged me but didn’t give much thought.

  2. Pingback: Update to daily photo #89 | Eger Eyes

What are you thinking about? Let me know.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s