London & Despatch

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In the 1980s, a member of the Soviet Foreign Ministry visited London for the first time. When asked what the most memorable aspect was of London, he replied, “The bike riders. They’re everywhere, weaving in and out of traffic like alien cosmonauts. (Source)

This 2004 article also covers London and despatch.

And this this great gallery of mid-80s despatchers by shooter, Phil Crean.

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