1941 Goodyear Clipper Tank Ballooner Bike made by Colson Corp.

1941 Goodyear Clipper Tank Ballooner Bike made by Colson Corp.

10th October 1941 (No Comments)

Vintage 1941 Goodyear Double Eagle Clipper Ballooner Bicycle, made by Colson Corporation Elyria, Ohio. Goodyear Double Eagle Bikes were Goodyear’s Top of the line bike (SUPER DELUXE) and were sold at the Goodyear Tire Department Stores. This Unique Bike was designed by industrial artist Wilbur Henry Adams for Goodyear. Goodyear felt that Adams’ talent for unique bicycle design would compliment Goodyear’s Quality and give great appeal to their customers. The Clipper is an Amazing example of Design and Innovation that was built and marketed in 1940-1941 right before World War 2.¬†

¬†This Clipper Men’s bike features a Unique Boat Hull shaped tank, Huge Crescent Fenders with curved braces, Unique Chainguard, Rack and Light. This is a full size Men’s adult ballooner bike with new 26″ x 2.125″ white wall tires. This Bike was a Patina Restore for one of my customers although Lux Low has one of our own with a cushioner fork in full restoration at the present time. The Clipper is and Amazing Bike with Early Colson Quality and is Highly sought after by Collectors .

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