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Hi found this pic in a 1943 dated magazine thought they were interesting.RMR

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    Hi found this pic in a 1943 dated magazine thought they were interesting.RMR

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    The Welbike. A couple of friends of mine own these.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Well, can't say it's a manly looking vehicle, but it sure beats hoofing it! I've never seen one of these. Thanks for posting.

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    Hi Jay, I will post a few pics of some of my friends bikes. I have riden them and they are fun.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    These bikes were sold off after the war as surplus. An old friend of mine, a pre-war and WW2 RAF pilot, purchased one for his son still in it's drop container! Sadly both it and the bikek have long gone, as has my friend sadly.

    There was a civilian version produced after the war, the "Corgi" and these turn up painted OD and referred to as Parabikes. Whilst based on the Welbike, they are not identical.
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    That is Very interesting Pics I can't imagine of folding bicycle parts and using them in war.

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    The "corgi" from a cigarette card.

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    Here are some pics as promised. These were all taken in Arnhem during the annual commemorations over the years.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    These apear very similar to the cushman.
    Cheers.
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    They are Nuno, but they are smaller and lighter.

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