Bicycle Heaven

Na vsako manjkajoče mesto v besedilu vstavi ustrezno besedo iz spodnjega nabora. / Fill in each gap with a suitable word from the box.

Tourists are flocking to see the largest and most colourful bicycle museum in the world, which is __________ (1) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the US.

Bicycle Heaven has 3500 bikes in its museum/store/repair shop, and nine out of ten people who visit are from out of town, according to owner Craig Morrow.

This __________ (2) been undoubtedly helped by the colourful bicycle wonderland being named the number one museum in Pittsburgh on TripAdvisor.

The bikes at the wacky museum range from early __________ (3) models to modern cutting-edge racers, and visitors enjoy reading about them and __________ (4) legendary and unusual bikes. The museum also regularly __________ (5) events, which also attract a sea of visitors.

Rare treats include the Yellow Submarine Beatles bike and the Betty Boop special, __________ (6) are just two of the museum’s most interesting attractions. The famous Pee-wee Herman bike and futuristic Bowden Spacelander, the first fibreglass bike ever made, are also highlights.

There is also __________ (7) of kitsch and colourful memorabilia dotted around the place, plus stories designed to inform and entertain. No wonder it has been known to __________ (8) a couple of hundred people in one day.

Morrow started working with bikes 30 years ago, and he regularly attends bike shows to build __________ (9) his extensive collection.

Entrance to the museum is free and it is open to the public seven days __________ (10) week.

(Adapted from on 5 June 2017)

1 a) set b) located c) built
2 a) has b) have c) had
3 a) wood b) woody c) wooden
4 a) spoting b) spotting c) to spot
5 a) keeps b) guests c) holds
6 a) wich b) which c) witch
7 a) lot b) plenty c) full
8 a) attract b) attach c) adore
9 a) on b) from c) up
10 a)  in b) per c) on

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