Mercian Blog

Month: July 2023

Tim’s Strada

A picture of my Strada Special in front of the Thames Barges at Maldon quay, taken yesterday at our Friday forty miler midway stop.   Thank you Tim for the photo and email.

1955 King of Mercia above Malibu Reservoir in California in 1957

My K o M high up above the reservoir in Malibu Canyon in California in Spring of 1957. I had ordered it, 24 inch and finished in RAF blue, directly from Mercian in about April 1955 whilst a student at Nottingham U. and living in Risley, Derbys. I spent a year, 1956/7, at University of…