Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

1978 marked the Centenary of both the Cyclists Touring Club & and the British Cycling Federation. In 1878 the cyclists chose front wheels according to the length of their legs. By 1884 the low-built safety bicycle was attracting Women to cycling as a pastime. The 1920’s bicycles were mass produced and built for the comfort-gear case and rubber pneumatic tyres were common now. The design remained virtually unchanged or 75 years until First Moulton appeared in 1962.

Royal Mail issued a set of four stamps on Centenary of First Cycling Organisations.

9p – “Penny Farthing” & 1884 safety bicycle.

10.5p – 1920 Touring Bicycles.

11p – Modern small-wheel bicycles

13p -1978 road racers.

A FDC with the stamps is listed. The cancellation has a cycle wheel.

FDC GB CYCLING
FDC GB 1978 – CYCLING THROUGH THE CENTENARY

 

Stamps on Motor Sports in Isle of Man -1988

Stamps on Motor Sports in Isle of Man -1988

A set of Four stamps on Motor sports in Isle of Man was issued on 10 Feb 1988. The first motor sport trials were held in 1904 in Isle of Man.1988 marks the 25th anniversary of Manx International Rally.

The details are

13p – Vauxhall Opel & Russel Brookes – The first Manx Rally was held in 1963. Russel Brookes of Britain won Manx rally in 1979 & 1985.

26p – Ford Escort & Ari Vatanen – Manx Rally gained international status and in 1976 ace Finnish Driver Ari Vatanen won the Manx rally and he later went on to become World Champion.

31p – Repco March 761 & Terry Smith – The hill Climb race on TT course is an annual event since 1973. Terry Smith from Avon set a record of 61.35 seconds in 1980 features on the stamp.

34p –Williams Honda & Nigel Mansell – Nigel Mansell British Formula I driver made Isle of  Man his second home. He won the 1985 and 1987 British Formula I Grand Prix with the Williams Honda team and nine Grand Prix wins and Constructors Championships for Williams Honda in 1986 was highlight of  Mansell’s career.

FDC IOM MOTOR SPORTS 1988
FDC IOM MOTOR SPORTS 1988

 

Stamps on Motorcycle -Hong Kong China 2006

Stamps on Motorcycle -Hong Kong 2006

Hong Kong issued a stamp on Hong Kong Police Force versatile Traffic Police Motorcycle on 19 Oct 2006.

HONG KONG MC
HONG KONG TRAFFIC POLICE PATROL MOTORCYCLE -2006

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 01 Dec  2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The Sports events were Table Tennis, Women’s Volleyball,Football,Orry Cycling & Orry playing Football.

A First Day Cover is also Listed.

2006 ASIAD SPORTS EVENTS
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -TABLE TENNIS & VOLLEYBALL
2006 ASIAD SPORTS1
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES – ORRY & SPORTS EVENTS
2006 ASIAD FDC QATAR
FIRST DAY COVER QATAR -DOHA ASIAN GAMES 2006 – TABLE TENNIS,CYCLING.VOLLEYBALL,FOOTBALL

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Venues

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Venues

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 15 Nov 2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The stamps featured the Venues of the games –

Athletes Village,

Khalifa Stadium – Main Stadium, Athletics ,Capacity 50,000

Aspire Dome – Badminton ,Cycling, Gymnastics,Kabaddi ,Wrestling

Al Dana Club.- Bodybuilding,Chess, Weightlifting

2006 ASIAD STADIUMS
2006 ASIAD DOHA – STAMPS OF QATAR -AL DANA CLUB & KHALIFA STADIUM
2006 ASIAD STADIUMS
2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -STAMPS OF QATAR – ATHLETES VILLAGE & ASPIRE DOME

New Delhi 1982 – 9th Asian Games-Stamps of India

New Delhi 1982 – 9th Asian Games-Stamps of India

The 9th Asian Games were held in New Delhi – India from 19 Nov to 04 Dec 1982. A total of 3,411 Competitors from 23 Nations participated in 147 events in 21 Sports

A Set of Stamps was issued by India .Two FDCs are listed.

19 Nov 1982 – Set of Four stamps – Cycling,Javelin, Discus ,Football

25 Nov 1982 -Set of Two stamps – Rowing & Yachting

1982 ASIAD FDC 4V IND
FDC 1NDIA 1982 – 9TH ASIAN GAMES – CYCLING ,JAVELIN,DISCUS,FOOTBALL
1982 ASIAD FDC IND ROWING
FDC INDIA 1982 -9TH ASIAN GAMES -NEW DELHI -ROWING & YACHTING

Tour de France 2018 – Geraint Wins

The105th Tour de France,the most popular of three Cycling tours has ended with Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas winning the 2018 race.The race started in first weekend of July and consisted of 21 stages through three weeks and featured 176 riders across 22 teams.

The tour started in the west coast of France in the Vendee Department for only the fifth time in its history .It had its traditional finish at Champs -Elysees in Paris.The 2018 race at 2,069 miles long was shortest in this century.

Luxembourg issued a stamp on 08 May 1989 on Tour de France.

LUXEMBOURG TOUR DE FRANCE
STAMPS OF LUXEMBOURG ON TOUR DE FRANCE-1989