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Location address: United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Did you know that Birmingham was once the bicyle city of the world. It was full of bicycle factories. Nowhere in the world were so many bicycles made as here. But almost nothing is left here. Except Brooks Saddles. Brooks Saddles is still a reference in the bicycle industry. The beautiful leather saddles is a must have for every bicycle addict. They have been making leather saddles since 1866.
Birmingham (/ˈbɜrmɪŋəm/, locally /ˈbɜrmɪŋɡəm/) is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands of England. It is the most populous British city outside London with 1,092,330 residents (2013 est.), and its population increase of 88,400 residents between the 2001 and 2011 censuses was greater than that of any other British local authority. The city lies within the West Midlands Built-up Area, the third most populous built-up area in the United Kingdom with 2,440,986 residents (2011 census), and its metropolitan area is the United Kingdom’s second most populous with 3,701,107 residents (2012 est.).