HELEN Chapman turned plenty of heads as she rode around Wallingford on this unusual bike.
Long John, as the bike was known, was ideal for nipping through the town’s congested streets and delivering car batteries and other bulky items.
Pictured in 1983, it belonged to Haynes Bros (Wallingford) Ltd, auto-electrical engineers.
Managing director Keith Haynes saw a similar bike in Denmark and decided he had to buy one to help with his deliveries.
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- Memory Lane this week
2:42pm Monday 4th May 2015
You published a picture from Mike Siggery of the BMC Service Casuals’ football team in the 1960s (Memory Lane, February 9).
2:40pm Monday 4th May 2015
I wrote to you after my mother was pictured among pupils at Donnington School in Oxford.
2:39pm Monday 4th May 2015
Pupils at Marlborough School, Woodstock, were off on their travels.
2:38pm Monday 4th May 2015
Kit Winchester, seven, found two cats quite a handful – or rather an armful – until his sister Ann came to the rescue.