Today We Turn 71!

Today We Turn 71!

As a business, we were founded on the 6th July 1946.  This means today we have been trading for 71 years – Time flies when you’re having fun! Originally we were called Whitaker and Mappleback (cycles) Ltd, this is still our official name today although we...
Life in 1946 – The Beginning of Pennine Cycles

Life in 1946 – The Beginning of Pennine Cycles

In 1946 Britain was celebrating the end of the second World War, life had changed dramatically for everyone.  Men were returning from a war zone in Europe, many not wanting to return to their life before the war.  This was certainly the case for Johnny Mapplebeck and...