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Hercules Cycles

cookie273uk

master brummie
Hercules Cycles, Rocky Lane was my first job on leaving school in July 1944, so they were certainly there during the war. I worked in the despatch department and the cycles were exported all over the world. Eric
 

cookie273uk

master brummie
That map in post #64 as got me confused, I worked at Hercules for a year in 1944 and caught the 3x tram to Aston Cross and walked a few yards down Rocky Lane to the entrance, no where near Long Acre/Salford Street ????. That Manor Mills bicycles is not Hercules Cycles. Eric
 
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cookie273uk

master brummie
mwOnjm, Sorry, I stand corrected, I used to look after their telephone system in the 50's/60's during my time as a PO Engineer and I thought it was in Greet on or near the Warwick Rd. Put it down to age, it was over 60 years ago. Eric
 

Radiorails

master brummie
Dawes and many other bicycle manufacturers are mentioned here:
 

cookie273uk

master brummie
Lyn, re your post #59. That is not Hercules Cycles, Hercules Cycles was top of Rocky Lane. See my post#70. Eric
 
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