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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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1959 Vintage Schwinn American Classic Ladies Cruiser Bike

26th May 1959 (No Comments)

1959 Vintage Schwinn American Classic Ladies Cruiser Bike

Vintage Jade Schwinn American Ladies Step Thru Middleweight Bike, Ready to Ride Daily in Comfort & Style. This is a Full size Ladies Adult Bike With New Schwinn Pattern 26″x 1.75 ” Whitewall tires and New Wheels. This Amazing bike is 50 plus years old and rebuilt is is set to outlast anything bought new today.

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Antique 1911 Rambler Roadster Racer Wood Wheel Bicycle

02nd January 1911 (No Comments)

Antique 1911 Rambler Roadster Racer Wood Wheel Bicycle

This Old Rambler Racer / Boulevardier has seen some use but still survives today. The Rambler Brand Bicycle was first produced by “G&J ” Gormully & Jeffery Mfg. Co. who produced Quality Bicycles in the High Wheel and Safety Bicycle Eras. In 1900 Rambler bicycle Brand was sold and produced under the ABC Umbrella and Thomas P. Jeffery perused the making of the Rambler Automobile. The (ABC) American Bicycle Company was a trust or Bicycle Manufacturers that were grouped together to survive the Bicycle Industries Economic down turn coming out of the 1890s Bicycle Boom.

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