At 04:40 hours on the morning of the 1st of September 1939 a Luftwaffe squadron of screaming Stukas attacked the town of Wieluń in Poland. Five minutes later the battleship Schleswig-Holstein open fire on a Polish military installation at Westerplatte on the Baltic coast. The German invasion of Poland had begun. Two days later, on the 3rd of September 1939, Neville Chamberlain, speaking with an accent that could cut glass, announced that Britain was at war with Germany. And sometime in that fateful month Cyclo released this rather pleasant catalogue.
The revamped Cyclo derailleur range for 1939 comprises: