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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
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
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
It has been a long time since I visited the Forum - goodness knows why? I am very interested in old bicycles and have owned a few however I have very little knowledge of their history, hence the question. Can anyone point me to a good source of answers to manufacturers in Birmingham and near...