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2012 End “Eye Candy” Lux Low Colson Bicycle Paintwork

02nd February 2013 (No Comments)

2012 End “Eye Candy” Lux Low Colson Bicycle Paintwork

As 2012 ends Lux Low finishes Paint Work a handful of Rare Antique Colson Bicycles. As our first run of Colson Bicycle Restorations, it has been a pleasure working on and researching Colson Bikes. Colson is a Quality Bicycle that holds an Unique Style. We are excited to assemble and test ride these babys this spring. Enjoy this Lux Low Eye Candy!

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1941 Colson Built Goodyear Wings Snap Tank Ballooner Bike

03rd December 1941 (No Comments)

1941 Colson Built Goodyear Wings Snap Tank Ballooner Bike

Vintage 1941 Wings Marathon Ladies Ballooner Bicycle, made by Colson Corporation Elyria, Ohio. The Wings Marathon Line, and or Badged Bikes were sold in the Goodyear Tire Stores. The Wings Marathon was Goodyear’s third tier bike line, sold as a Economic bike, that was fully equipped and less expensive as the top two lines. Economic usually meant the lack of bright chrome and more painted parts.

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1941 Goodyear Clipper Tank Ballooner Bike made by Colson Corp.

10th October 1941 (No Comments)

1941 Goodyear Clipper Tank Ballooner Bike made by Colson Corp.

Vintage 1941 Goodyear Double Eagle Clipper Ballooner Bicycle, made by Colson Corporation Elyria, Ohio. Goodyear Double Eagle Bikes were Goodyear’s Top of the line bike (SUPER DELUXE) and were sold at the Goodyear Tire Department Stores. This Unique Bike was designed by industrial artist Wilbur Henry Adams for Goodyear. Goodyear felt that Adams’ talent for unique bicycle design would compliment Goodyear’s Quality and give great appeal to their customers. The Clipper is an Amazing example of Design and Innovation that was built and marketed in 1940-1941 right before World War 2.

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Vintage Elgin Pope Columbia Rusto Rat Rod Cruiser Tank Bicycle

13th September 1941 (No Comments)

Vintage Elgin Pope Columbia Rusto Rat Rod Cruiser Tank Bicycle

This Antique Elgin Bike is a Pope / Westfield / Columbia Manufacturing built Prewar Ballooner Tank Bike with a Lux Low Patina Restore & Customized as a Radical Rat Rod ready to rock. The Elgin Rat has a rusty rat rod Patina, adorned with a Rusty Repro Tank, an Original Prewar Ballooner Frame, and a postwar Springer both made by Pope / Westfield / Columbia. She’s a Bad Rat that will Turn Heads as you Roll.

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1941 Prewar Arnold Schwinn & Co built Henderson DX Bicycle

14th August 1941 (No Comments)

1941 Prewar Arnold Schwinn & Co built Henderson DX Bicycle

Beautiful 1941 Henderson Deluxe DX Tank Cruiser Bike in Classic DX Blue built by Arnold Schwinn & Co. This DX Blue is overly common to to many post war ladies bikes and seldom seen on mens bikes. DX Blue was an option on the 1941 mens DX and rarely appeared on mens bikes after that. We acquired a NOS Can Of Schwinn DX Blue paint and had it formulated for our restorations. You Can See the Brilliance of this color when it was new as compared to the many Faded DX Sisters you have probably seen.

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