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Vintage 1898 Thistle Racer / Roadster Wood Wheel Bicycle $3800

20th March 2017 (No Comments)

Vintage 1898 Thistle Racer / Roadster Wood Wheel Bicycle $3800

Little is known about the Thistle Bicycle except that the Thistle was manufactured by Fulton Machine Works and had ties to Excelsior Cycle Supply both in Chicago around 1892 to 1900. What is known is that Quite Possibly the most Iconic Early Women’s Racer, Tillie Anderson aka ” The Terrible Swede ” Rode a Thistle Bicycle. Tillie Anderson a Swedish immigrant raced in a brief era where women were allowed to race in Road and Track 6 Day races. Tillie entered 130 races and won all but 7, quite a dominating performance and career. Unfortunately women’s racing was taboo and the “LAW” League of American Wheelman abolished Women’s racing in the early 1900s and Women’s Racing would set back for decades. This Antique Thistle Bike is is Quite an Exquisite Piece of Machinery only trumped by an Tillie Anderson Racing Accomplishments.

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Vintage 1938 Schwinn Paramount Fixed Gear Track Bicycle $8200

09th September 2016 (No Comments)

Vintage 1938 Schwinn Paramount Fixed Gear Track Bicycle $8200

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.

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Vintage 1940 Schwinn Superior Fixed Gear Track Racer Bicycle $5800

26th December 2013 (No Comments)

Vintage 1940 Schwinn Superior Fixed Gear Track Racer Bicycle $5800

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.

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1948 Vintage Schwinn Beast-6 Ballooner Tank Cruiser Bicycle

28th March 1948 (No Comments)

1948 Vintage Schwinn Beast-6 Ballooner Tank Cruiser Bicycle

Extra Patina Anyone? Antique Schwinn B-6 Fat Tire Bike with loads of Character, Rebuilt & Ready to Go. We Had to Pull the Full 911 Rescue on this Bad ol Townie. After Resuscitating this Frankin Schwinn Beast-6 she Got a Full Rebuild and Patina Restoration. Now She Looks Like Hell and Rides Dreamy.

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