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Lorne Shields Historical Bicycle Photography

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Cinecycle Toronto presents a rare opportunity to see one of the world’s finest collections of early cycling history. Esteemed collector Lorne Shields will take viewers on a visual romp through the evolution of the bicycle when he presents a sampling of images from his private collection on Thursday, June 5th, at Cinecycle.

Lorne Shields has donated many historic cycles and objects to our Canadian National Museum of Science & Technology in Ottawa. Shields will offer insights and commentary from his 40-plus years of experience in preserving these historic gems. We promise you will see unique bicycle wonders like you’ve never seen before!

To give you a taste of what to expect, here is a link to a fascinating story featuring Lorne Shields called; Bicycles and Bloomers: How Bicycles helped Revolutionize Women’s Lives.

The event is part of June Bike Month in Toronto and is being held on Thursday, June 5th at 8 pm in the Cinecycle Coach House Theater, 129 Spadina Avenue, just south of 401 Richmond. For more information contact Martin Heath at 416-971-4273.

In related news, this Sunday, June 1st, JetFuel Coffee at 519 Parliament is hosting its annual bike art show called, Antique Canadian Bicycle Show Shine and Sale. The opening reception starts at 8pm. For more information contact: 416-968-9982

Click here for more Toronto Bike Month Events.

Note : this image is owned by Lorne Shields, no commercial usage is allowed. Special thanks to Janet “Bike Girl” Attard for obtaining permission to use the photo.