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Dad's phot album(2) 1927/8 ski & ?

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An even earlier page from my father's photo album from a ski holiday in Switzerland (Gsleig (?) it says) in 1927/8. But bottom right, what is that between the sleds? . Looks like a ski bike! I tried one as the Newest Thing in 1962, I think. And then it was the Newest Thing again a couple of years ago.
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snowball, definately a ski bike, all wood construction, I can still remember seeing kids in Wengen using those to get home from school in the mid 1970's
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
But the runner seems a bit narrow for the slopes. OK if the piste is hard, but the one I tried had a short ski front and back, and you could add another a little over a foot long on each foot. Extremely easy to use and fun for an afternoon.
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More great photos. Just a thought, is there a skiing archive (SCGB?) that might be interested in copies of these photos?
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snowball, More modern versions use a short ski, but the early versions seems to have mainly been used to go down snow covered roads and tracks, as such they could get away with a very narrow runner (that said I have seen them used on pistes) they were also used without any skids under the boots where more modern versions have mini skis for the feet
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I saw an extraordinary one in the summer. It was an actual bike, complete with mudguards, brakes and a bell & it had 2 little skis attached to the front forks and the bit where the pedals go. Very ingenious.
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rob@rar.org.uk, I don't know, does anyone else?
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rob@rar.org.uk, I understand that the SC (of GB or not GB, whatever they choose to be) have a library, but is it open to non-members?
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I don't know that either, but I am a member so I'll find out.
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