In the pre-war years in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, Tom Norton's Motorpalace sold cycle cars
, which are said to have been a cross between a motorbike and a car.
If you had a grandfather who built cycle cars
, or an uncle photographed behind the wheel of one of these obscure makes of car, get in touch.
The Velo Rail at Commequiers where you can pedal on cycle cars
along a deserted railway line and the marshland area of Marais Poitevin, known as France's green Venice, are just a couple of the attractions we missed.
Perhaps the most bizarre adaptation of cycle power was the Velo Rail, at Commequiers, where hordes of tourists clamber aboard a dozen cycle cars
on a one-way, single track 10km stretch of deserted railway line.
This book celebrates little cars - from the cycle cars
of the early 1920s and the bubble cars of the post-war era to the Smart.