Malvern Star Bicycle owned and raced by Eric Gibaud

Object Type
Sporting equipment/Playing equipment/Bicycle
Date Used
1930s
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Brief Description
Malvern Star bicycle owned and raced by Eric Gibaud. Bicycle has gold frame and white mudguards with Dunlop tyres, Reynolds tubing and lugs on frame and front forks. Inscriptions, on pedals, "BSA"; on centre bar, painted, "Eric Gibaud"; on mudguards, embossed in gold, "Bluemel's / lightweight / made in England".
Measurements
H: 950 W: 1650 D: 455mm (H: 37 3/8 W: 64 15/16 D: 17 15/16")
Media/Materials
Date Used
1930s
Location
In storage
Registration No
1993.2898.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Eric Gibaud

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I believe that his racing bike has also been donated.

- Lois Babington Kennett

Posted on 07-12-2021 05:30:43

This was Eric's bike which he used for training and riding on the road, right up to when he was 90 years old. The colour of his Malvern Star racing bike was light blue.

- Lois B Kennett

Posted on 07-12-2021 04:50:00