I found myself wandering about in Long Jetty on the NSW Central Coast today – there weren’t too many bikes around, which is a shame, because The Entrance and Long Jetty are ideal riding spots with their seaside holiday ambience and moderate terrain (apart from the unpleasant traffic-heavy through roads). Maybe I just chose the wrong day.
There are many shops selling old wares, craft, antiques and clothes in Long Jetty and outside one of them was this classic Raleigh Stowaway folding bike, decorated with flowers, as an attraction to passing shoppers. It looks as though it is mostly original and useable which is how I like to see old bikes … I am also sure that it was “not for sale”.
I have been on the lookout out for interesting folding bikes to photograph since recently acquiring a used Dahon to restore. These little central coast holiday towns would be great to explore on folding bikes, as they are too far for me to comfortably ride to, then back home from, in a day.