The Moulton bicycle club

Genesis of the Speedsix

The ‘S’ designation is an important step in the story as it marks the establishment of the ‘Special Unit’ under the careful supervision of Jack Lauterwasser. Jack Lauterwasser is another of the almost legendary names of British racing cycling. From…

Moulton Preservation

When Dennis Firkins of Upton-Upon-Severn, Worcestershire completed the restoration of his Moulton Deluxe, he made the final touch by adding a hand-crafted basket to the rear carrier. This is, in fact, very similar to the early Moulton accessory willow baskets,…

Why don’t Moultons fold?

There has been some debate as to whether a future Moulton design would provide for folding, and if not, why not? Here are some thoughts on the subject from a Moulton enthusiast who also needs and wants a folder. Folding…

A Date for your Diary

The date has been set for the 1998 Bradford-on-Avon Weekend. It is the 5th and 6th September. However, this clashes with a major Equestrian event in the same area, so book your accommodation as early as possible. Although the event…

Sales & Wants

Adverts for sales and wants of complete Moulton bicycles (of all types), parts and accessories are regularly carried in the club magazine, The Moultoneer. A separate Sales and Wants List is also produced by the Club. It is available in the…

MBC events, other events of interest to Moultoneers, The Moultoneer etc

When writing to event organisers, please include an SAE. Listed below are some events of potential interest to Moultoneers – some organised specifically for Moulton Bicycle Club members, and some organised by others. Cycling can be dangerous (so is walking,…

The Moulton Bicycle Club (MBC)

Membership of the Moulton Bicycle Club The Club has over 1000 members world-wide. Although most of these are in the UK, there are substantial numbers elsewhere, including around 80 in the USA and Canada, and about the same number in…

The Moulton Bicycle – a brief history

I suppose there may be some people accessing this page who don’t know what a Moulton bicycle is, so a swift recap may be in order. Alex Moulton is perhaps nowadays better known for his novel and advanced suspension systems for cars, notably…

Answers to frequently asked questions about The Advanced Bicycle System (TABS)

1. Why the small wheels? The small wheels are an essential feature of the Moulton concept. They offer many advantages. With only half the rotating mass of the wheels on a ‘conventional’ bicycle, it is possible to accelerate faster. They…

The AM Series of Moulton Bicycles

The AM series of bicycles was launched by Dr Alex Moulton in 1983. Initially it consisted of just two models – the ‘town’ AM2 and the touring or sporting AM7. As with all AM and APB models, the number after the letters…