Welcome to 3D tour on the exhibition "CYCLISTS, GO! From the history of military cycling"
On July 28, 2020, the Military Uniform Museum of the Russian Military-Historical society will open the exhibition “CYCLISTS, GO! From the history of military cycling”.
In the halls of the old Vasilchikov estate on Bolshaya Nikitskaya street, authentic military bicycles from the collection of the private Bicycle Museum of Andrey Myatiev will be presented, including the famous high-wheeled Bicycle “spider” of the 1880s, the rarest army “Dux Combat” of the first World war, the British BSA paratrooper who participated in the allied landings in Normandy in 1944.
Visitors will see the history of the development of Bicycle equipment, equipment and weapons of Bicycle (scooter) teams and units of the XIX-XX century in the armed forces of Western Europe, the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.
The most extensive sections of the exhibition are devoted to the periods of the First world war and the great Patriotic war, when army cyclists became an independent component of the mechanized branches of the armed forces. The exhibition is complemented by the characteristic uniforms of military cyclists, army equipment and equipment, photos, documents, and Bicycle accessories of the late XIX century.
The exhibition project, presented for the first time in Russia, is timed to the 75th anniversary of victory and will continue its work until November 4, 2020.