The final consignment of the book, written as a memorial to John Arnold and Albert Crimes, was delivered to us earlier in the week on 12th January. Back orders have now been packed, and posted. The total charge for the book is £20. 50 (the book, at cost,…

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A correspondent asked me for details of Tricycle records for a project he is doing. I got deeply interested in my side of the project and felt I should share the results with the membership – the TA Handbook only gives RTTC/ CTT current records. The next part of the…

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For over 30 years, TA member Ralph Dadswell has made it his business to amass as many tricycling records as possible. Many of you will have been part of these rides either as a driver, feeder, observer, timekeeper or roadside checker – often in shocking weather and in the middle…

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Chris Hewitt Cycles established 1968 To mark the 50th Anniversary of Chris Hewitt Cycles in 2018, we have commissioned a bespoke cycle water bottle to mark this event and our lifetime connection with Higgins Cycles. The bottle is printed in red with an early version of the Higgins Head badge.

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We have had an email from a lady, working for Doncaster Community Arts. They have been awarded funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund to run a project called “Doncaster’s Cycling Stories”. She is looking for reminiscences of Fliss Beard so that they can publish an article on her on their…

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At the recent NEC meeting, the loss of knowledge and memories that the Association experiences when another valuable member dies. Already, several of the tricyclists remembered in the Association Trophies are but names to many of the current members. In an effort to redress this, we would like to expand the…

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The history of the creation and development of the tricycle is almost as long as that of the bicycle, but appears to be far less well documented and not to exist at all on the internet. This is a new section for The Tricycle Association Website designed to…

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