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Bespoke bicycle: George West; an employee of General Motors at Oshawa; tries out one of the company's fleet of 450 bikes; now fitted with tubeless; spokeless wheels. The traditional wheels were trashed after GM's cost-cutters found that the modern wheels needed no repairs. Open in full size

Bespoke bicycle: George West; an employee of General Motors at Oshawa; tries out one of the company's fleet of 450 bikes; now fitted with tubeless; spokeless wheels. The traditional wheels were trashed after GM's cost-cutters found that the modern wheels needed no repairs.

Picture, 1986, English

Bespoke bicycle: George West; an employee of General Motors at Oshawa; tries out one of the company's fleet of 450 bikes; now fitted with tubeless; spokeless wheels. The traditional wheels were trashed after GM's cost-cutters found that the modern wheels needed no repairs.

Picture, 1986, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Oshawa - General Motors - Personnel Groups

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0107268f