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.
23rd August 2014 ()
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.
10th August 2014 ()
This Vintage 1935 Elgin Falcon prewar bike was made by Columbia / Westfield manufacturing for the Sears department stores. The Falcon was one of Elgin’s first fat tire cruiser bikes, boasting a smooth soft balloon tire ride, and motorcycle styling. As you can see, the styling on this antique ballooner bike is unmatched. The Falcon has a streamlined automobile type Twin-bar frame, a hanging tool box tank, rugged rear carrier, deluxe bucket saddle, crossed braced handle bars, rear drop stand, light, speedometer, and siren.
28th July 2014 ()
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.