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25 Jan 18

Love Wheels comes to Canberra

A bicycle covered with woollen crochet that consist of multi-coloured striped wheels, a purple seat and two purple peddles.

The Museum is delighted to welcome the 'Love Wheels' rainbow-coloured crochet bike as a symbol of the marriage equality debate.

By Lily Withycombe


20 Jun 17

First women to ride around Australia

Black and white photo of two women on bicycles carrying swags and other equipment

School friends Shirley Duncan and Wendy Law set off on their bikes to travel around Australia in 1946. Their journey took three years.

By Catriona Donnelly


15 May 17

Recumbent riders visit Museum

Recumbent bike

A recumbent bicycle on show in our Freewheeling exhibition highlights the record-breaking potential of these cycling machines.

By National Museum of Australia