24th March 1936 ()
This is a 1936 Antique Sears Elgin Motor Bike, Also Known As an Elgin Oriole. This Vintage Bicycle is one of the First Ballooner Bicycles and is a Full Size Men’s Bicycle with 26″x2.125″ Balloon Tires, a Fantastic Patina and is Rebuilt with All Original Parts. This Elgin Bicycle is a Very Unique Piece of Bicycle History.
This Model was the First Bicycle With Balloon Tire Round Fenders. It also Boasted the Deluxe Features like the Deluxe Troxel Saddle, Truss Rods, Braced Handle Bars, Rear Dropstand, Torrington Pedals, and Alemite Lubrication allowing you to see the Many Grease Fittings on this Bicycle. This Bicycle Has the Rare Lobdell Straight Side Balloon Rims laced to Musselman Alemite Lubricated Hubs. The Hubs Have been Rebuilt and are in Good Working Order and the Drive System Uses the Rare Skiptooth Chain ( 1″ Pitch). This Bike Has a Nice Set of Original 26″x2.125″ Uniroyal Chain Tread Tires.