Tuesday, March 31, 2015

1931 - 1940 Rugby

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1931 - 1940 Rugby 1936, ser# F209919, there is also a HN above the ser# any info about this type of bike would be appreciated...

Monday, March 30, 2015

1965 Raleigh

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1965 Raleigh 1965 Raleigh Ladies bike. Was my Mom's bike and is looking for a good new home!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

1970 Raleigh

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1970 Raleigh When we moved to a new home the former owner of the house left a piece of junk in our backyard. It is an old Raleigh bicycle with the license plate dated 1979-1980. I am not sure the real make and model for this bicycle. I am planning to do some restorations and I need your comments on this. I think this bicycle is good for photography as props and for classic films.

(Note the front dynohub, locking fork and butterfly kickstand [ed.])

Saturday, March 28, 2015

1941 - 1945 Rudge

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1941 - 1945 Rudge No information provided on this early Rudge. Double top-tube frame. Rod brakes. Missing fenders.

Friday, March 27, 2015

1931 - 1940 Hawthorne

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1931 - 1940 Hawthorne I just purchased this Hawthorne bike. It has a badge on the front that says Hawthorne at the top and Montgomery Ward on the Bottom. In the middle of that writing there is a crest with an 'M' and a 'W' diagonally positioned and Corwns with a lightining bolt through them also diagonally positioned. Someone painted the whole bike and badge red and it I see dark green paint under the chips. The handle bars say Western Flyer. If anyone knows anything about the year or what is missing I would love to know.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

1931 - 1940 Schwinn

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1931 - 1940 Schwinn Schwinn, Girls bike. Rough, missing peddles. Original paint. For Sale Worcester Mass. Better photos available.

Monday, March 23, 2015

1952 Admiral

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1952 Admiral This is a Admiral/ Schwinn girls bike from the fifties. Admiral is the name on the name plate as well as Arnold, Schwinn and Co. With serial number B43788 I think it is from the fifties. The bike has been reconditioned but not restored.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

1951 Macy

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1951 Macy Macys's clothing store commisioned bike companys to make bikes for them in the early 1950s. The bike has had an overhaul and repaint I really dig the wide fenders 26 inch wheels are original.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

1952 Schwinn

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1952 Schwinn This is a Admiral/ Schwinn girls bike from the fifties. Admiral is the name on the name plate as well as Arnold, Schwinn and Co. With serial number B43788 I think it is from the fifties. The bike has been reconditioned but not restored.

Friday, March 20, 2015

1956 J. C. Higgins

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1956 J. C. Higgins 1956 J.C.Higgins girls bike untouched no work done yet missing one spoke in rear wheel

Thursday, March 19, 2015

1952 Bianchi

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1952 Bianchi Early 1950's Bianchi with Campagnolo Paris-Roubaix gear. The wheels have been updated with modern Campagnolo rims, but for the rest the bike is more or less original. Photo by Helga. Owned by Steven Maasland.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

1931 - 1940 Windsor

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1931 - 1940 Windsor very old road bike (1900 - 1930?) and was hoping to find out its aproximate age. It is black with the name Windsor painted beautifully all over it and ornate lugwork. the wheels are steel rimmed with a 3spd x 1spd flip hub(light vew, I think) on the rear. tyres are Michelin World Tour 32-630 (27 x 1 1/4.)Inscribed on the gears at the rear is 'Merveille Marquee Derosee made in France. the brakes are M something Speedoler and are odd looking sidepulls. many of the parts in shape seem to be from around the 1920's. any information would be greatly apreciated, I also have other photo's available on request

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

1957 Phillips

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1957 Phillips This a 1957 24" 3 speed with foot brake. Family owned since 1957 and sill in use.Seat is not original.

Monday, March 16, 2015

1955 Raleigh

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1955 Raleigh 1955 ladys 26" 3 speed model with dynohub,full chaingard and rod brakes.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

1977 Harry Quinn

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1977 Harry Quinn This is my 1977 Harry Quinn team frame, purchased from one of the factory team members that toured Wisconsin in 1979. It is full Campagnolo Super record. 37" wheelbase, 74.5 angles. Reynolds 531 tubing. I still have this bike and it rides great, even no-handed.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

1952 Hercules

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1952 Hercules There are many special things in this bicycle. This Hercules has a dual bar to offer a higher level of safety and ruggedness. It comes with a Hercules 3-speed gearbox much like the Sturmey-Archer. Notice the weight balancing special brass bumper in the front of the bicycle. There is also a unique Hercules wing logo on the front mudguard. The seat is an original leather Brookes, made in India. The seat spring tension is perfect for a really smooth ride - something a rider will not forget about this bicycle.

Friday, March 13, 2015

1970 M.T.D. Products

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1970 M.T.D. Products This is mine M.T.D. products 3-speed bike, manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio. I believe it was manufactured in 1970. It came with a Sturmey Archer shifter, and a Mesinger banana seat. Over the years, I have asked so many people about this bike, its history, and never found out anything about this bike. Any comments would be greatly appreciated.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

1980 Kia

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1980 Kia 1980 Kia Complete overhaul. Brand new bike from 1980 has one slight tear in the seat.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

1962 Fazit

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1962 Fazit Bike says Fazit and made in west germany on it. Other than that I know nothing. I found it in my grandmothers basement and plan to clean it up and ride from time to time.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

1931 - 1940 BSA

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1931 - 1940 BSA 1935 BSA

Model- 415D- I think

Description- 28in Wheels, KB rear hub, green pin stripes, original brooks saddle, grips and pedals. Green pinstripes on rims are still in good shape.

Monday, March 9, 2015

1955 Columbia

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1955 Columbia 1955 Columbia restored horn in the tank all metal parts original bought the bike for $25 at yard sale turn out great

Sunday, March 8, 2015

1931 - 1940 Raleigh

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1931 - 1940 Raleigh 1933 Raleigh 24 inch frame,28x1-1/2 wheels,black out hubs rare shifter on cross bar.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

1921 - 1930 Sturmey-Archer

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1921 - 1930 Sturmey-Archer Rear BLACK OUT 3 SPEED HUB on 1933 Raleigh,no date stamp.

Friday, March 6, 2015

1977 All-Pro

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1977 All-Pro K-Mart 1977 26" 10 Speed Bicycle, ALL PRO Not sure about date of SN#. Photo 9/30/06 by LG Bridges, Spiro, Oklahoma

Thursday, March 5, 2015

1959 Triumph

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1959 Triumph Triumph Made by Raleigh. Deluxe model with chrome fenders. year unknown, hub dated 1959. Looks same as every other one i have seen from 1953-1973. earlier ones had enclosed chaincase, and welded on pump stands.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

1957 Travis Bikemotor

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1957 Travis Bikemotor This is a photo of me on my 1957 Travis Bikemotor which I bought new on the rider-demonstrator plan for $70. It had a 1.5 horsepower Power Products engine which was modified by Travis with a cylinder decompression to make push starting easier.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

1963 J. C. Higgins

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1963 J. C. Higgins Ladies JC Higgins. Not sure of the year. But a farmer gave it to me. It was in a barn for 30 plus years. It was a grimy mess. I havent painted anything. Just cleaned her up and put new tubes and tires. I cant wait to see my wifes eyes when she opens this anniversary gift. Smooth aint I?

Monday, March 2, 2015

1959 Western Flyer

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1959 Western Flyer tank light on western flyer...rare? 1959?

Sunday, March 1, 2015

1959 Western Flyer

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1959 Western Flyer western flyer 1959? all orginal except maybe seat cover. New tires but have old ones.