Humber replicas: why are they so popular in Rustenburg?

Classic Humber bicycles were made by Humber car manufacturer from the 1880s until 1932 when sold to Raleigh, which continued the brand name into the 1970s.

Today it seems you can find plenty of Humber Single Speed roadster (dikwiel) replicas bicycles with all the ‘vintage’ accessories such as stand, bell, dynamo head and taillight, mirror and luggage rack.

It’s not clear who makes them – or why they are imported in such quantities to shops in Rustenburg… I’ll try to find out… They weigh a ton, though…



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  1. Hi Have you a picture of the headbadge. I have seen similar for sale in George, I think those ones were made in India.

  2. Do you have details of shops where I can buy a new Humber dikwiel replica in Western Cape?

  3. at which shop was the photos of the Humber Replica bikes taken??

  4. SeekingHumber says:

    Hi there, I am desperately looking for a humber bicycle, even if it needs a bit of TLC. Which shop did you manage to find these at, and any other advice as to where I can find one would be greatly appreciated

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