A solid Coventry based British concern dating from the 1930's, Falcon was best known originally as the Coventry Eagle. The Falcon marque hit it's full stride in the 1950's to 1970's under the management of famous British racer Ernie Clements. (that was he is the picture being kissed on the opening page of this site!)
       A prestigious move in the early 70's saw Falcon become the exclusive European and USA supplier of the Eddy Merckx brand. (At the peak of King Eddies reign in the Pro peloton!)
      Falcon bikes were popular in the USA during the 1970s bike boom and most examples in this country date from that period.

Updated 1.24.2004    Click on pics for a larger view

From a early 1970s catalog
 

1960 mod. San Remo from
Cycling Weekly article.
Text of Article

Advertisement announcing introduction of model San Remo

  
 

Jerry Moos late 1960s bike

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 Early 1970s bicycle

          

Ted Williams' late 1960's bike

               

1972 Team

1974 British Team

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Late 1970's Team?

Models 78 & 84

Models 276 & 92

A relatively recent
(1980's?) Falcon

 

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