14th September 2014 ()
Vintage Columbia Archbar / Truss Bridge Bicycle made by Pope / Westfield Manufacturing. Columbia’s Description in 1921 was “The Columbia Archbar is another Westfield product made up to the same exacting requirements and quality standards that have made Columbia bicycles universally preferred and accepted as “Standard of the World”. Note the famous Columbia roadster type two-piece crank hanger and other important details of up-to-the minute equipment. The extra truss bar not only adds to the attractiveness of the mount, but gives additional strength where bending or fracture is likely to occur.”
05th September 2014 ()
Antique 1936 Arnold Schwinn made Century Straightbar Fat Tire Klunker Cruiser Bicycle. This Straight bar Frame is the same frame that is used on Schwinn’s Cycleplane and some Motorbike Bikes, Sometimes called the Excelsior which is considered a Klunker and the beginning of the Mountain Bikes. This Bike is built to provide you with a Beautiful piece of History and a Quality Prewar bike that is 70 Plus years Old with New Paint, Nice Original Parts, Rebuilt and Preserved, Ready to Be ridden every Day in Style and Comfort.
02nd September 2014 ()
Antique Reading Standard Wood Wheel Bicycle made by Great Western Manufacturing Company of La Porte, Indiana around 1917. The Reading Standard started Manufacturing Bicycles in Reading Reading Pennsylvania at around 1906 to 1910, as the Bicycle industry suffered, companies were merged or bought to survive the hard times. Great Western Manufacturing Company acquired Reading Standard and was the second largest bicycle manufacturing company to survive the downturn, Second to Pope’s American Bicycle Company Trust (ABC). Great Western Manufacturing Company of La Porte, Indiana Produce some Amazing Bikes built with Quality.
29th August 2014 ()
This Vintage Prewar Ballooner Beast is a Huffman made 1940 Twin Flex Fat Tire Cruiser Bike. 1940 was the Last Year of the Twin Flex Dual Suspension Frame & Fork and the first year for two years for the Amazing Long Tank. The Twin Flex was Huffmans Top of the line, although it was an innovative bike the first release was flawed. The first Release was called the “Death Bike” and after a rocky start the Twin Flex Line was retooled and released, Unfortunately the Twin Flex Line Suffered Popularity Due to it’s Rocky Start. This 1940 Long Tank Twin-Flex is Quite Rare and is a prime example of a bike released right before World War 2.
27th August 2014 ()
1940 Henderson AS Schwinn DX Deluxe Fat Tire Cruiser Bike with AS Springer Fork. The Schwinn DX was on of Schwinn’s Mid Grade Bikes. ( Considered the Popular Priced Bike ). Although Not The Top of the Line The DX’s Styling is Very Popular to The Expert and Novice Collector. This Prewar DX is the Rare DX Winged pattern that was only user for 2 Years. This particular Bike was only made in 1940. This Henderson Schwinn DX has Iconic Schwinn Burgundy / Maroon and Cream paint with all the Bells and whistles.