Holdsworth Lady Mistral

Holdsworth Lady Mistral

5 YEARS AGO / 3 COMMENTS / COMMUTER BICYCLES

The British ‘handmade bicycle family tree’ is almost as gnarled and twisted as the Italian, with builders moving from one brand name and family business to another, as they either went broke or were bought out by larger ones. The story of William Frank ‘Sandy’ Holdsworth is a particularly knotted branch and one person who…

Holdsworth #69551

Holdsworth #69551

6 YEARS AGO / 2 COMMENTS / TOURING BICYCLES

Recently, British cycling is undergoing somewhat of a renaissance, due in no small part to the success of riders such as Victoria Pendleton, Shanaze Reade, Sir Chris Hoy and Bradley Wiggins. Indeed, the United Kingdom has a rich cycling culture and history and this 1969 Holdsworth, liveried in the trademark colors, is a fine testament…