16th April 2015 ()
The Beckley Ralston Company was a large Motorcycle, Bicycle, and Automobile Supply Company out of Chicago Illinois. It seems the company may of started as a bicycle supplier and added Motorcycle and Automobile parts as they were invented. Beckley Ralston sold high grade bicycles and parts, early on they carried the Davis Sewing Machine built Dayton Bicycle Line and also had their own Private label Bicycles.
01st April 2015 ()
The Sterling was 19th century American fixed gear safety bike, made by Sterling Bicycle Co. aka “Sterling Cycle Works”. The Sterling has incredible craftsmanship and was known and sold as the Bicycle “Built like a watch”. Sterling Cycle Works manufactured bicycles from 1894 to 1898 at its factory in Chicago, Illinois. In 1899 Sterling move to Kenosha, Wisconsin and the company was sold later that year.
21st March 2015 ()
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.
14th March 2015 ()
Antique 1949 Manton and Smith Golden Zephyr Balloon Tire Cruiser Bike with Bike Lok Protection. This Golden Zephyr is Quite an Rare Deluxe Postwar FatTire Bicycle with Unique Features like: Triple Spring Dual Action Spring Fork, Tank, Bike Lok, Zephyr Chainguard, and others. At first glance the Manton & Smith Bike can appear a tad on the Shoddy side because of there use of mediocre after market components, but after working with the bike, M&S Built some Top Quality Classics. Manton and Smith produced Prewar and Postwar ballooner bicycles out of Chicago Illinois.
14th January 2015 ()
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.