24th November 2014 ()
This Vintage Pierce Street Racer Bike was made by The Pierce Cycle Company in Buffalo, New York somewhere in 1906 to 1916. 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. Pierce Cycles are highly collectible because of their Unique and Superior Construction, Widely considered the upper echelon of Antique Bicycles.
09th January 2014 ()
This Antique Schwinn Track Bike belonged to U.S.A. Olympic Racer Chester Nelson Jr. and was taken to the 1948 London Olympics, unfortunately it was a back up bike and was not raced. The 1948 US Olympic Cycling Team was coached by Chester Nelson Sr. (Father), who also raced in the 1928 Amsterdam, Netherlands Olympics for Team USA. The Bike is well used, loved, raced, and came out of a barn of an aging Chester Nelson Jr. about 20 years ago.
26th December 2013 ()
In 1938 Schwinn introduced the Superior and Paramount line of Lightweight Track Racers and Touring Bikes. The Paramount was the top of the line and the Superior was considered second to top but still an elite bicycle offered at consumer prices. This 1940 Schwinn Superior is Classic Fixed Gear Track Bike with Nice Patina, Features Schwinn Superior light weight components, a fillet-brazed chrome-molybdenum frame ,Wood Racing Wheels, and Tubular Tires.
26th April 2011 ()
Beautiful 1983 Nishiki Medalist Road Bicycle, Made in Japan, Hand Crafted by Kawamura, with High Quality Champion # 1 Chrome Molyboen Butted Tube Tange Steel. This 1983 Japanese made Medalist was marked in the US as a High Quality Road Bike, It is a fine racer, Far superior to the droves if other Nishiki’s I have had before. I acquired this bike as a frame and fork, I suspect it was adorned with Suntour Suberbe back in the day.
14th September 2010 ()
Sweet Vintage Lugged Steel Terranaut Ariel 12 Speed Road Bike. The Terranaut was a house brand of bicycles for The Touring Cyclist Shops in St. Louis area in the early 1980s. The Bike has Beautiful Construction made with Quality Vintage Japanese Cro Mo Seamless Steel Tange 5 PG Tubes.