Sunday, July 31, 2011

1949 J. C. Higgins

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1949 J. C. Higgins I think that it~s a late 1940~s JC Higgins girls bike. It has a rack on the back with false tail lights and fins as well as skirt guards on the rear wheel.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

I'm on TV again!!!

Auction Hunters on SPIKE network.

The episode is on-line. It may only be up for a week.
The bike part starts at about 11 minutes into the show. Check it out!

1901 - 1910 Raleigh

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1901 - 1910 Raleigh Ive restored this 1910~s ladies Raleigh loop framed bike. It has 28" wheels, converted to 3 speed Sturmey Archer as you need the gears around Yorkshire. Its such a pleasure to ride sat upright and proud.

Friday, July 29, 2011

1931 - 1940 Japan

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1931 - 1940 Japan I have a pre WWII bicycle; it is stamped made in Japan, with a serial number, and a emblem. It is riveted together and made of aluminum. I went to a Schwinn dealer they had no idea of the type/manufacturer.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

1979 Schwinn

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1979 Schwinn This is a 1979 frame with assorted schwinn parts from earlier years. Frame and rims are powder-coated. Wheels are laced with bucanan motorcycle spokes.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

1958 Schwinn

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1958 Schwinn This is an unrestored 1958 cruiser. Paint and decals are originial. Mesinger seat. (missing a few parts)

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

1953 Monark

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1953 Monark 1953 Monark restored, everything is orig. except rims, tires & handlebars. Paint is black powder coat.

Monday, July 25, 2011

1952 Schwinn

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1952 Schwinn 1952 Schwinn. Working Horn and Headlight. Totally unrestored (except the seat)

Sunday, July 24, 2011

1979 Hutch

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1979 Hutch Hutch cro-mo frame/fork/bars, Hutch spider, seatclamp, seatpost, seat. Araya 7X rims, Suzue hubs, Takagi cro-mo crank, Shimano SX pedals. Finished with Hutch pad set.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

1971 Schwinn

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1971 Schwinn Not sure of the year of this bike..All I know is that its a 27 inch Schwinn tourist,,10 speed ..has some rust but looks like its very easy to restore ...Front tire is in great condition but the tube blew when aired up today...Back tire needs to be replaced & needs 2 tubes ..The breaks work very well.Has both reflectors..One round one on the front close to the handle bars"white" & one odd shaped "red" on the back fender...

Friday, July 22, 2011

1931 - 1940 Hercules

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1931 - 1940 Hercules I picked up this Hercules (made in Birmingham, England) in Stellenbosch, South Africa. It has a top-tube shifter and an undated Sturmey-Archer rear hub. This apparrently means that it was manufactured in 1940/41. Only the seat, pedals and (I suspect) tyres are not original. I found it in a sorry state and have enjoyed cleaning it up, scouring the rust off the chrome parts etc. I use this bike regularly in my meaderings through the picturesque town of Stellenbosch.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

1973 Royal Enfield

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1973 Royal Enfield 1970~s Royal Enfield. Made in Birmingham and not the Reddich factory. Youth Cycle in Red. White saddle and white walled tires. Original Paintwork hardly any rust. Sturmey Archer 3 speed hub gears.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

1968 Royce Union

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1968 Royce Union late 60s royce union. Bars ,sissy,and forks are not original. Repainted, original color was green with white headtube

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

1973 Mercier

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1973 Mercier Campy Super Record (73), Mercier 54cm Frame, CLB F/R brake calipers, St Entienne drop bars, old original mavic rims 700/25c Hutchinson tires, Simplex F/R D~s, Solida R/L cranks, cogset 42/52, suntour 6-spd freewheel, rides very well. Ready for a respray soon.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Sunday, July 17, 2011

1931 - 1940 Mercury

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1931 - 1940 Mercury All orig. except for tires. 1939 Mercury, barn fresh.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

1931 - 1940 Speed

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1931 - 1940 Speed Speed Bicycle late 1930s and was made by Cleveland Welding Company

Friday, July 15, 2011

1976 Rapido

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1976 Rapido This is an 1976 rapido. the only original parts on the bike are the frame, forks, bars, front rim, and the crank assembly.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

1950 Hawthorne

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1950 Hawthorne It says "Hawthorne" and I know it was put out by Montgomery Ward.... the motor runs good and it says "Travis Bike Motor" and "Serial No. 4476".

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

1953 Raleigh

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1953 Raleigh This is my 1953 Raleigh 3 speed. It has yet to be restored. I need to find some parts such as the seat and the headlamp.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

1968 J. C. Pennys

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1968 J. C. Pennys Late 60~s or early 70~s Jc penney muscle bike produced by Foremost. All Original

Monday, July 11, 2011

1950 NSU

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1950 NSU NSU 1950. Original manufactory . Wheels 28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 Brakes through front mudguards

Sunday, July 10, 2011

1987 Custom

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1987 Custom custom lowrider chopper hand made one of a kind bicycle.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

1962 Hiawatha

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1962 Hiawatha Hiawatha. I believe 1950~s era but am uncertain as to the exact year and model.

Friday, July 8, 2011

1962 Hiawatha

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1962 Hiawatha Hiawatha Girls. I believe it is in the late 1950~s age group but do not know for certain.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

1970 The Wedge

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1970 The Wedge RAREST 1969 CANADIAN MUSCLE BIKE.1969-70 Super Cycle:THE WEDGE:Sale only at CANADIAN TIRE CORP. MAGASINS....Same bike as CCM MUSTANG MARAUDER but a lot Rarest,with ordinary front fork,and different handles than the CCM...20 inches X16 in wheels.3 speeds Sturmey archer sport shifter,pink line tires.Hemi Orange

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

1987 Ace (Replica)

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1987 Ace (Replica) Its not a classic but o so sweet. A hand made board track replica 8 horse hand made frame, bars, and tank

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

1978 Romein

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1978 Romein Dutch made "Romein". sturmey archer three speed and drum brake hubs, notice pipe cleaner hub shiners. 28" wheels with presta style valves that fit shrader valves.

Monday, July 4, 2011

1960 Capo

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1960 Capo 1960 Capo [] with original candy red - and - white paint scheme. Note the headlugs and the Capo badge. The chrome fork is not original.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

1987 Custom

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1987 Custom This is my chopper bike made up of many different models of bikes.

Friday, July 1, 2011

1970 Hercules

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1970 Hercules This is the 1970 Hercules I found in a bit of direpair at the loca St Vincents.. it rides as a good as it looks. Thanks again to all the great pointers. Old roads rules