Moulton Safari M3 bicycle

Made:
1962 in England
maker:
Moulton Bicycle Company Limited
inventor:
Alex Moulton

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Moulton Safari M3 bicycle, 1962. Its introduction represented the first significant departure from convential bike design in over 60 years and led to a new generation of small wheeled cycles. Advantages included ease of control, low centre of gravity and improved stability.

Details

Category:
Road Transport
Object Number:
1963-311
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 1000 x 2000 x 500 mm
type:
bicycles
taxonomy:
  • transportation vehicles
  • vehicles
  • passenger vehicles
credit:
Moulton Bicycle Company Limited