Old Bikes

1894 Antique Sterling Safety Bicycle. Built Like a Watch. $3800

22nd September 2013 (No Comments)

1894 Antique Sterling Safety Bicycle. Built Like a Watch. $3800

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.

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Vintage 1947 Monark Silver King Hex Tube Ballooner Bicycle

17th November 1947 (No Comments)

Vintage 1947 Monark Silver King Hex Tube Ballooner Bicycle

This 1947 Aluminum Hex Tube Silver King Fat Tire Cruiser Bike ( made by Monark early postwar) is a Rare 26″ x 2.125″ full size adult Silver King bicycle. Most Silver Kings were 24″ Bicycles and tend to be too small for the Retro Riders, making this 26″ highly sought after. The Silver King is a Deco Aluminum Bicycle with Unique Look and Style stands apart from others. What Made The Silver King popular back in the day, can also be appreciated today.

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1939 Wards Hawthorne Zep Ballooner Bike, The One That Got Away!

23rd April 1939 (No Comments)

1939 Wards Hawthorne Zep Ballooner Bike, The One That Got Away!

Check Out this Great Prewar Ballooner Bicycle, Quite a Rare find! I was a Day Late & a dollar short, and this Antique Gem slipped through my hands. I Can’t even tell you the night before Christmas type felling I had about this bike. Any Bike enthusiasts has had one, from the original days of your first bike, to the modern day desire that comes from studying and pondering about owning an unique bicycle. A Friend told me about this Bike and its location and my mind started running. I proceeded to drain my bank account and go and try to buy the bike.

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Antique 1901 Pierce Cushion Frame Chainless Wood Wheel Bike

26th November 1901 (No Comments)

Antique 1901 Pierce Cushion Frame Chainless Wood Wheel Bike

The Pierce Shaft Drive Cushioner Frame Pneumatic Safety Bicycle with Suspension Fork was the Pinnacle of innovation and boasted a Smooth Vibrationless Ride. The George N. Pierce Company started manufacturing bicycles in 1891 and later produced Motorcycles and the Pierce Arrow Automobile. The Pierce Arrow name also made it to quite a few Pierce Bicycles. Pierce was a well respected name, back in the day, producing quality bicycles with out a inflated price.

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1898 Crescent # 11 Western Wheel Works Bicycle

10th March 1898 (No Comments)

1898 Crescent # 11 Western Wheel Works Bicycle

This is an Antique Crescent Bicycle, Model # 11 made by Western Wheel Works of Chicago. Western Wheel Works was one of the Top Manufacturers of the times and this Crescent Bicycles has Incredible Craftsmanship. Western Wheel Works made all Crescent Parts for this Bicycle in House with an Extreme Attention to Detail. In 1898, This Bicycle was Expensive for it’s Day selling from 75 to 100 dollars. Bicycles Sold from the 1920′s to 1970′s Ranged from Affordable at 25 dollars to the Top of the Line at 75 dollars.

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