Re: [CR]BSA Bikes - Foldables for Paratroopers WWII ?

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]BSA Bikes - Foldables for Paratroopers WWII ?
Date: Fri, 1 Jun 2007 22:15:17 -0700
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On Jun 1, 2007, at 9:25 PM, r cielec wrote:
> Ahoy !
>
> I heard of this second hand so, I cannot provide details.
>
> I am told that one of the televised Memorial Day holiday
> (formerly Decoration Day) programs with WWII film footage showed
> BSA made bicycles that were foldable and used by certain squads of
> paratroopers for quick travel between objectives.
>
> Has anyone seen one of these bicycles ?
> Anybody own one ? Can anyone corroborate or provide additional
> information ?
>
> Richard Cielec
> Chicago, Illinois; U.S.A.

Ah ten shun !!!

BSA Airborne Bicycle http://bcoy1cpb.pacdat.net/bsa_airborne_bicycles_(aka_parabike).htm

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA
http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)