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.
27th June 2012 ()
1953 J.C.Parkes Magpie made by Parkes Lightweight Cycles – Century Works – Aston Brook Street – Birmingham 6. Parkes Lightweight Cycles were hand made and are quite rare. The founder James Parkes of James Parkes and Sons started producing bicycle frames and fittings in 1895. Parkes and Sons turned into ” The Sun Cycle Fitting Company ” Producing Bicycle and Motor Cycle Frames and Fittings. F.C. Parkes Grand son of James was responsible of the Development of Parkes Lightweight Bicycles.
24th April 2012 ()
This is a Vintage 1948 Arnold Schwinn New World Sports Tourist Bicycle with Superior Up Grades was Schwinn’s Finest Lightweight Bicycle in the Popular Price Range. This 3 piece crank Version New World came with Superior Cranks, Headset, Bottom Bracket, and Stainless Steel 26″ x 1 1/4 Schwinn Superior Rims laced to a Schwinn Large Flange Freewheel Hub, Schwinn Hand Brakes and Calipers, and Torrington Pedals. The Large Flange Front Hub and Schwinn Cycelock were dealer ordered up grades.
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.