Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

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Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby dursleyglos » Sat Feb 19, 2005 6:35 pm

I'd like to build up a register of surviving original Dursley Pedersen cycles. If anyone has one, or knows of one, then please register details here and let's see exactly how many are still around.
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby ralph » Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:56 pm

Hi.
I thought I would break the monotony and tell you I have 4 DP's for my sins. JRP
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby dursleyglos » Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:05 pm

Thanks for that, you're lucky! I haven't got a single one but wish I did. What sort of condition are they all in? Are they all rideable?
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby ralph » Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:23 pm

I have a list of around 200 DPs, which is rather out of date, from the Veteran Cycle Club study notes.
As regards my bicycles, they are all rideable (2 ladies and 2 gents) and I have completely restored all to a very good condition. They date from approx. 1901 (gents cowhorn)...1903 (ladies)...1907 (ladies)...1914 (gents with original drop bars)
I am a model engineer by inclination and have managed to retube , make all the brake parts, saddle and cantles and make/recondition all DP fittings except hub gears. I am afraid I do not repair etc. other peoples' cycles.
Hope my ramblings may be of interest to you.
Regards.
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby dursleyglos » Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:16 pm

Thanks for that. It looks like I need to get hold of a copy of that list, it sounds like you've made a good job of restoring your four examples. We have a restored ladies' model in the Dursley Heritage Centre but I'm trying to get hold of a gents model at some point. They're pretty hard to track down these days!
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby the vagabond » Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:05 pm

Hello, I am looking for pictures of original cowhorn racing Dursley Pedersen head set, 1899, cowhorn seat pivot for non adjustable seat, army model gun carrier close ups, different handle bars on frames. If can help me Email me clarasbo@hotmail.com. I live in the US, thanks.
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby the vagabond » Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:46 am

Hello, I am looking for close ups of pictures, of original cowhorn, racing model, of the head set, seat pivot for non adjustable seat, army model gun carrier close ups, different handle bars on frames. frame angle's, bricknell front gear? If you can help me Email me with pictures. clarasbo@hotmail.com. thanks. I do weave the seats and I live in the USA.
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby PJAY » Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:23 pm

Grand Father served his apprenticeship at the Pederson Works. He went on to Mawdsley's when the Cycle works closed. I have some original pics of him in the works.
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Re: Surviving Dursley Pedersen cycles?

Postby dursleyglos » Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:57 pm

Thanks for your last message PJAY. I'd love to see the photos of your grandfather at the Pedersen works. Is it possible to scan them and send them to me please using the email address on this website?
Thanks
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