Rather neat Pashleys parked outside New College, Oxford. It is alled New college because it was ‘new’ in 1143 and now claims to be the oldest ‘new’ college in the world.
Do not park on double yellow lines – unless it’s a bicycle
By the sounds of the conversation, it looks like the younger girl had arranged a ‘Tour by bicycle around Oxford’ She only had one customer, but they were cycling around the tour guide was talking about how hold New College was.
Pashley Sovereign – quite an experience to ride. Nice and sturdy..
Pashley sovereign in action.
An old Pashley – don’t know which model.
Pashley’s was founded 80 years ago by William ‘Rath’ Pashley.
All bicycles are hand built in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. It aims to produce unique and stylish bicycles. In the bicycle boom of the past decade, they have done well appealing to the discerning commuter / leisure rider.
In the 1930s, they produced many ‘work bicycles’ including the iconic ‘Stop Me And Buy One’ tricycles supplied to Wall’s ice cream after the Great Depression. Pashley still make work bicycles, like this one used by G&D’s ice-cream parlour in Oxford.
As you would expect, they are a bit more pricey compared to other models.