If it smells of oil or Petrol ...its in the shed.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Signs of Coventry's Industrial Heritage. The James Starley Memorial.

This is the James Starley memorial which stands in Warwick Green ( Warwick Row ) Coventry. Starley has been described as the ' Father of the Cycle Industry ' and an inscription on the memorial describes him as the 'Inventor of the Bicycle1870'
He is also credited as the inventor of the chain-drive(open) differential.

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