Summary

Racing bicycle on which Hubert Opperman set a world record for 100 mile motor pace riding at the Melbourne Motordrome (now Olympic Park) in April 1930.
This was a specially modified version of a standard design made by the Malvern Star Cycle & Motor Co., Melbourne. It has an extra large front crank sprocket wheel for additonal speed and a smaller front wheel enabling the forks to be reveresed so that the rider could ride on the rear wheel of a pacing motor cycle sitting in the slipstream of the motor-cycle rider to reduce air friction on the bicycle rider.

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