Machines on which Eddy Merckx, Bradley Wiggins and others broke world records are shown alongside BMX, urban and cargo bikes at Cycle Revolution in London

The first wall of the Design Museum’s exhibition on the art of the bicycle is something of a waking dream for fans of all things shiny and two-wheeled: there hangs the machine on which Eddy Merckx took the world hour record in 1972, just down from Chris Boardman’s 1992 Olympics Lotus bike, alongside Chris Froome’s Tour de France-winning Pinarello.

But the organisers of what is the final attraction at the London museum’s Thames-side base before it moves to bigger premises in west London, stress that the exhibition, called Cycle Revolution, is about the bicycle in all its forms.

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Source: Guardian Environment