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'II IB l| ■■——-*- The works now known by the abaya till* sprang from very small beginning* « Sydenham a little over ten y©st«* the expansion of the buair-ee* mujwHJ** smallmeasure to the energy of tho proprietor, Mr -N. Oates, and the pbpaUrity of cycling. Mr Qoto* *•» recently taken enlarged promises, y«£j even now have become too siniu w the work in hand, and _wwi_!«o»w »• about completed for additional accoramoa** tion to tbe manufactory in Oolowto *x«*» near Mason and ■•S.rathcra estabii9nw<-«j The Zealandia factory covers an 3000 square feet, and has a frontage el ;WThe space is divided into plating, saw stock rooms and office, and a coma M*-**" well lighted room, in which tho rou*,--* and Heavier work ot , is carried on. The motel jfjs is done by means of three i and a powerful dynamo driven km i-* • main batting «v the mecliaiuca. •%»; ment, which shafting is worked by &&*jj steam engine. The tools aud in the work of bicycle construction an o. tbe latest pattern aad designs, and «_"« Mr Oates to despatch his order- **»*; rapidity, though with not quit, enegh J» keep pace with tho dcnuuid. lipnc* necessity for further assistance; and * <f -' 9 " f modation and improvements in the |t»P a (i 7 a» electric welding apparatus and a Ip-oroation i- available, too, on ait tyers, adjuncts, and *rtyles, and » '£; Safety Boothroyd-tyred maehuw J» '■■-> X; built as a standard pattern for tte season. The Zealand!* lawniuw ***»'; good record ot victories, mclmlw* »°» championships for the past **^\ n *f' ]R . Mr Oates appears to have success.i »> peted again-t the Ewglisb-raade which in itself may be accepted as u e w-

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THE ZEALANDIA CYCLING WORKS., Press, Volume XLIX, Issue 8246, 9 August 1892

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THE ZEALANDIA CYCLING WORKS. Press, Volume XLIX, Issue 8246, 9 August 1892