Cycling

RELAY STAGE LOCATIONS

All place names indicate the stage starting place. The finishing place is the same as the following stage starting place, e.g. Stage 3 is Langstone to Chepstow, distance 12 miles. Note that arrival times relate to that stage starting place, i.e….

The Seven Bridge

The 1962 ride preceded the opening of the Seven Bridge (which shortened the distance) and therefore follows the A48 from Cardiff, through Newport to join the A40 near Gloucester. Then following the A40 through Cheltenham, Whitney, passing to the north…

Coordinator Issy Whitford reports

The MBC has decided to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Cardiff to London record set by John Woodburn in 1962 by staging a re-run of his historic ride. A bounty of ideas and opinions was aired at the 2002…

40th Anniversary Cardiff-London Woodburn Ride

Forty years ago John Woodburn set a new speed record on the challenging Cardiff to London route riding a three speed F-framed Moulton Speed. On the 11th May 2003, the MBC will celebrate John Woodburn’s achievement with a commemorative ride from…

The detail of the original ride

Record-breaking achievements are an important part of the Moulton story. None more so than John Woodburn ‘s Cardiff to London record that was set in December 1962. The story is well documented in Tony Hadland’s excellent book, “the Moulton bicycle”,…

My first day trip to France

I have been in the possession of Ann Miller for about 14 years now and feel I am a very useful Moulton in more ways than one. My first day trip to France was a few years ago and a…

Membership Renewal

Most of you will have found a membership renewal form in with the paper issue of The Moultoneer, and this means that it is time to renew your membership (seems obvious, but based on experience of previous years, not everyone…

Moulton news from Avon Valley Cyclery!

The brand new AMRG 16, 18 & 20 range is now available exclusively from Avon Valley Cyclery in Bath. First deliveries are now in stock and all models will be sold as complete bikes. The range includes Campagnolo and Shimano…

Choosing the model range which suits you

Introduction We often get asked whether it is better to buy a New Series, AM, Bridgestone Moulton or APB model. Given the price differences between the ranges, price may well be the key feature for many owners, for potential owners….

Dr Alex Moulton, CBE

The Moultons were originally of Devon sea-faring stock, but by the 18th Century a branch of the family had moved to London, where Alex Moulton’s great-great-great grandfather was a broker. His son was a printer whose son, Stephen, emigrated to the…