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
3:18pm Monday 2nd March 2015
With reference to your reports of the sporting regime at Northfield School in Littlemore, Oxford in the early 1950s (Memory Lane, February 9), I wonder if I could add a couple of extra details that might be of interest.
3:16pm Monday 2nd March 2015
I was interested to see the picture illustrating your article on the new DVD about Oxford (Oxford Mail, February 3).
3:14pm Monday 2nd March 2015
I worked in the production typing pool at Morris Motors, Cowley, and posed as a model alongside one of the cars produced at the factory.
3:05pm Monday 2nd March 2015
Woodstock Carnival was blessed with good weather in 1986 and crowds came out to enjoy it...