A selection of classic black and white cycling photos from collections which are in the public domain. I found many of these searching Flickr Commons.
Cycling up the Col d’Aubisque – Back in the days before the invention of tarmac.
Sheep Shearer on the move
Which way to school?
A Wheely good way to become wedded.
Cycling couples Denmark
Shadows on the track.
Billie Smaules Malvern – NSW, Australia – after a record breaking run. Like the teddy bear on the handlebars.
Reg Harris on the sprinting line.
a rack of bikes in Queensland
The pace line.- on this picture the slight blur works well. That is what it’s like in a fast pace-line.
Starting at the Chemists (rather a convenient place for pro-cyclists to begin a cycle race, n’est pas?)
‘I say old chap. Jolly good view, what?!’
More serious. Soldiers in First World War cycling to the trenches.
A little cyclo-cross action at the railway crossing (don’t try this at home)
lady on bike.
Straining up the cobbles
Cow giving his appreciation to passing cyclists.
proud of bikes
Give us a dime? New York messenger boy smokes a pipe.
- Classic Black and white cycling photos (mainly UK time trials)