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1917 Antique Reading Standard Motorbike Wood Wheel Roadster

02nd September 1917 (No Comments)

1917 Antique Reading Standard Motorbike Wood Wheel Roadster

Antique Reading Standard Wood Wheel Bicycle made by Great Western Manufacturing Company of La Porte, Indiana around 1917. The Reading Standard started Manufacturing Bicycles in Reading Reading Pennsylvania at around 1906 to 1910, as the Bicycle industry suffered, companies were merged or bought to survive the hard times. Great Western Manufacturing Company acquired Reading Standard and was the second largest bicycle manufacturing company to survive the downturn, Second to Pope’s American Bicycle Company Trust (ABC). Great Western Manufacturing Company of La Porte, Indiana Produce some Amazing Bikes built with Quality.

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Antique Iver Johnson Truss Bar Fixed Gear Track Racing Bike

03rd October 1915 (No Comments)

Antique Iver Johnson Truss Bar Fixed Gear Track Racing Bike

Vintage Iver Johnson Arch Bar Fixie Bicycle from the Early 1900s. The Arch Bar or Truss Frame gained Iver Johnson much strength notability, and was marketed with the slogan ” Trust the Truss “. Iver Johnson Arms & Cycle Works Fitchburg Massachusetts was originally a gunsmith who started business around the time of the civil war.

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Vintage 1915 Schwinn Built Hawthorne Motorbike Bicycle

09th January 1915 (No Comments)

Vintage 1915 Schwinn Built Hawthorne Motorbike Bicycle

This Stylish bike is a 1915 Wards Hawthorne Deluxe Motorbike that was made by Arnold Schwinn & Company. There are a few years in the mid to late teens that Schwinn supplied bicycles to the Wards Department stores to be badged their house brand ” Hawthorne “. Early Schwinns are not very common nor are Schwinn built Hawthornes thus making this bike quite a find. This Hawthorne Bike has some original paint, lots of patina, a total rebuild, and a New Patina Lux Low 28″ wheel set with better than original performance.

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Antique Pierce Arrow Street Racer Wood Wheel Track Bicycle

24th November 1914 (No Comments)

Antique Pierce Arrow Street Racer Wood Wheel Track Bicycle

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.

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1914 Crown Great Western Manufacturing Wood Wheel Bicycle

24th March 1914 (No Comments)

1914 Crown Great Western Manufacturing Wood Wheel Bicycle

1914 Antique Crown wood wheel Bike made by the Great Western Manufacturing Company La Porte, Indiana U.S.A.. This Old Crown bike has a Wonderful Unique Ornamental frame that’s Beauty stands out compared to other plainer diamond frames of the time. Great Western Manufacturing Company was formed in 1898 as the result of a merger between four other cycle companies: David Bradley, J. Lonn & Sons, Adams-Westlake Companies of Chicago and the Crown Bicycle Works of La Porte. It Was Quoted that the Great Western Company was second largest in the country, being eclipsed only by the American Bicycle Company.

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