Victor Roeder’s Home

Victor Roeder, son of Bellingham’s founder, Captain Henry Roeder, built this fine home. We’ll meet here to begin our ride. The first thing I notice is, where’s all the trees? I’m very happy there are so many more trees in the neighborhood. But when it was built…how close was his nearest neighbour? The second thing […]

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Victorian Cycling Clubs

The Victorian Cyclist blog writes: The primary function of cycling clubs in this period was weekend ‘club runs’, in which members would spend an afternoon going for a group ride, typically between twenty and sixty miles out into the British countryside. Central to these ‘runs’ were stops for food and liquid refreshment at pubs and […]

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Greg’s Awesome Steampunk Bike

Greg has been on previous Bellingham Tweed Rides. Here’s an awesome ride he made himself. He writes: I wanted to build a steampunk themed bike for awhile. But not gawdy, with a bunch of trinkets and such. I felt there were certain details that would make it steampunk. Brass, copper, swoopy lines, old-timey. The bike […]

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Tales of the Skeleton Crew

Dean writes: Jed I might have a few pitches of the Skelton in my closet but I am down to a skeleton crew and lost my ghost rider. Scully had a little accident in all that wind a few broken ribs and a cracked scull usually the wind blows right through her but ,not this […]

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