Welcome to our site, a collaboration between friends to create a hub for Major Nichols and his bikes and those who own or owned and rode them. We know his bikes and frames went to the United States, Europe, China and Australia and would like to know where they are now and to hear from owners and riders here in the UK and abroad.

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An overview of this site and more information about Major Nichols


The Gallery

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A photo gallery of bikes and their frame numbers (where owners agree). Also shots of riders in action or perhaps not!



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Comment, news and announcements. Updated when new machines and offerings arrive


The Riders Room

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Pictures, stories, trivia and memories provided by those who rode Major Nichols cycles


The Major Nichols Finish – Paint and Transfers


V-CC Annual Major Nichols Memorial Ride

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The 10th memorial ride took place in 2015 from Wolverhampton Halfpenny Green Airport


 Major Merchandise

T-shirts, caps, sweaters and other goodies available to order


Latest additions and updates


Spotted online


For sale




Contact details

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  1. Carole Reynolds · October 28, 2015

    The rider you were inquiring about on the old photo was my husband David Reynolds who rode with Hill Top and Walsall Roads . He attended Queen Mary’s Grammar School .I believe my son Stewart will be getting in touch concerning my husband’s Major Nicholls which has been hanging in my garage since he died.over twenty years ago .It was a wonderful surprise to see first his legs and then the full photo ! Could you call it his LEGacy ?


  2. Andrew Spittlehouse · November 6, 2015

    Hopefully a new addition to your list of survivors. I purchased MN 7517 in Grassington, Yorkshire, from the son of the first owner. Original, if somewhat patinated paint and decals. Sadly all that remains of the original Dura-Ace are the shift levers. It now runs a mix of later Shimano and Stronglight. It is ridden as Major Nichols would have intended and I also use it for local sportives, where it attracts a lot of admiration.


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