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  • 12.4.2016
    New sport galleries were added:
    Richard Ohlsson
    Angela Long
    New event galleries were added:
    European Championship of the High Bicycles
    Posvěcení kol

    New gallery added of Kangaroo 4.

    Information about Gilles Tamagne 608 km journey from Carqueiranne to Randan in the south of France.

    New gallery added of the Jubilea RAL1015.
    New gallery added of the Facile RAL9005.
    New gallery added of the Luggage carrier .

    New gallery from ORE Rally event.
    New gallery of Tube shield .
    Photos were added to gallery of RAL 3011 colour.
    Photos were added to gallery of RAL 6005 colour.
    New gallery of colour RAL 5011.

    New nickel-plated bicycle has been added. Photo album can be viewed here .

    New renovation of the Coventry Roadster has been finished. Photo album can be viewed here .

    New galleries from events were added.
    Club meeting Germany
    Velocipediade 2013 Germany
    IVCA 2013 Czech Republic
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

When Josef Mesicek first discovered a battered but original high bicycle he took it apart and rebuilt it for youngsters in his local cycling club. But one bike did not go very far among 64 members, so Josef decided to produce another. And another...

Making high bicycles quickly became a hobby, then a passion, and before long a business. Josef and his son Zdenek constructed their own high-wheelers by combining various design elements of the original high bicycle. A team of four work in their workshop, handfashioning every component to their very exacting standards. Nothing is rushed.

A Mesicek bicycle reflects the design principles of the early high bicycle, but it is not a copy. The craftsmanship of the Mesiceks is an homage to the brave pioneers of cycling and to those who made the early high bicycles. These amazing bicycles from the Czech Republic do not pretend to be originals.

The colour options are many and varied; customers can choose from 89 shades for the frame (backbone and front fork piece), while the pedals and tyre rubber are available in black or red. Most customers opt for the traditional black with red tyres and pedals.

The handlebars, brake lever, hubs, pedals and cranks are nickel-plated. Handlebar grips are made of cherry wood. The cowhide saddle is broken in for a couple of weeks before installation. The backbone is seamless Mannesmann tubing and the forks are made of 2.5 mm bent sheet metal. The frame and wheel rims are powder-coated.

Accessories include a battery-operated replica of an oil lamp, a bell, a horn, a handlebar-mounted luggage holder and a tool bag. The largest size bike, fully equipped, does not exceed 14 kg. Wheel sizes range from 28" to 56".

The Mesiceks have just launched a limited series of their version of an early tricycle design that is based on the Hillman, Herbert and Cooper ‘Premier’ model. Over the years they have also built the ‘Kangaroo‘ faithful to the original Hillman, Herbert and Cooper design and their own interpretation of the ‘Facile‘ model; in addition to restoring many original bicycles. Taking history into the future.

Mesicek & Co. | Celoznice 145 | 696 51 Celoznice | CZ | Tel./Fax: +420 518 617419 |