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These picture has been taken during a manifestation with old bikes, almost the first bike to circa 1950, of the International Veteran Cycle Association IVCA. all people were dressed in original clothes.
This couple comes out of France, the man in police uniform, the lady from the twenties with hat.
This everything middle of the city in Ghent on the "Korenmarkt"

I placed a second picture with an old bike with rider.
Second picture

The International Veteran Cycle Association (IVCA) is an association of organizations and individuals, interested in vintage bicycles: riding, collecting, restoration, history and their role in society.
Statement of Purpose
The International Veteran Cycle Association is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the bicycle and bicycling and the enjoyment of the bicycle as a machine.
On 26th May 1986, at Lincoln ,UK, the International Veteran Cycle Association (IVCA in short) was formed by Veteran Cycle Clubs, Museums and Collectors of old pedal cycles and related objects from various countries.
The Objectives of the Association are:
To encourage interests and activities relating to all old human-powered vehicles of one or more wheels deriving from the velocipede tradition.
To support and encourage research and classification of their history and to act as a communication medium between
clubs, societies and museums world-wide on mutual matters relating to old cycles.To favor by Rallies, Meetings, Exhibitions, Sales and publications, the free circulation, to people of ideas concerning
cycles, cycling and related matters throughout the world. One rally each year is designated as the International Veteran
Cycle Rally (IVCR) and should aim to be the major international meeting of that year. The country hosting the rally is, responsible for the format of the rally, which may comprise of four or more days of activities.
In Ghent 4 days, a very interesting manifestation.

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