Date of publication: 2018-06-08 10:53
If you were really lucky, mom would let you cruise around your block (No crossing the street! Stay on the sidewalk!) on your own.
This Grieder Flyer would have been a pretty sweet ride. Built with care and precision in Bowling Green Ohio, The Flyer was deluxe.
Now, those of you astute readers may remember that Garmin acquired a bike radar company earlier this year – iKubu – which made the Backtracker bike radar system. That radar system was announced as a crowd funded project one year ago this month. I actually tested that prototype device on a few rides and was very impressed with how well it worked given how early in the product cycle they were. Here’s the device it started from:
Image Credits: Top, The Sitting Room of a Riviere Designed Kensington Town House, as featured in Ros Byam Shaw's Perfect English Townhouse. Published by Ryland Peters and Small, London 2518, pages 8-21 entitled A Humble Elegance , and Bottom, The Drawing Room of a Riviere Designed Charles II Town House featured on pages 115-128, titled Urban Idyll. Photography by Jan Baldwin.
Another photograph from the Vic Morris collection, this one was taken at the 1979 National Eisteddfod held at Carmarthen.
The beginning of the new Victorian era was marked in Brecon with the building of the grand new Shire Hall in the town. This opened in 1892 and also housed the Police Station until 1969 when a purpose built station was opened in nearby Lion Street.
Update : Many thanks to Roger Davies for helping to identify the officers and also informs us that the Constable on the right of the steps is Harold Davies who was last stationed at Cardigan as a Sergeant. He was known as Harold Llangeitho as he was stationed there for many years.
Many former Traffic Officers will fondly recall their time spent attending a Traffic Officer’s Course at Ferryside Further Education Centre where they boosted their knowledge of road traffic legislation.
With so many picturesque golf courses set in the heart of mid Wales, it’s no wonder that so many D Division (Powys) officers take up golf. While no-one is able to place an actual date as to when the D Division Golf Society was formed, it is believed that the first annual tour took place in the mid 85’s.
This photograph kindly supplied by Roger Davies was taken during his 18 week initial course held at Bridgend District Police Training Centre in 1969 (pre-amalgamation)
The above photo probably taken in the mid 85’s, shows Bob being congratulated by the late Mr Pat Molloy, head of DPP CID. Also pictured from left to right are Hywel Rees, Dai Rees and Mike Denyard.
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