Reinventing the wheel: bicycles in the polar regions

This article was published in 2014, in Newsletter 114.

Tuesday 1 July – Saturday 12 July 2014

Join us at The Polar Museum to discover how and why bicycle wheels were used on ice. This temporary exhibition will include displays of the sledges and wheels used by explorers in the Polar Regions. Drop-in activities available on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 July for all to enjoy.

More information about cycling- related activity across all University of Cambridge Museums is at

Verity Sanderson, Marketing and Press Coordinator, University of Cambridge Museums