British Film Institute Cycling Archive

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Vintage Films Galore

For those of us with an insatiable appetite for vintage films, here’s a site well worth a visit.

From classic genre films, to brief glimpses of times long since gone, there’s much to be explored here.

Youth Hostelling and Track RacingBritish Film Institute - Cycling tour Scotland 1949 (2)  British Film Institute - Cycling tour Scotland 1949

In the cycling section we have a Scottish Youth Hostelling Tour in 1949, complete with Glasgow street scenes, and early century track cycle racing.

CTC rail excursion

And what collection would be complete without the legendary 1956 CTC British Rail Special featuring a day’s train assisted exploration by bike.

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