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Vintage Iver Johnson Chater Lea Racer Fixed Gear Track Bike $4200

17th October 2018 (No Comments)

Vintage Iver Johnson Chater Lea Racer Fixed Gear Track Bike $4200

This 1927 Iver Johnson Chater Lea Special Racer is the Holly Grail of Iver Track Bicycles and Glorifies Iver’s Commitment to Racing. Iver Johnson has a deep rich history in track racing, most notably known for the African American Racer Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor. Major Taylor had a dominant career in Track Racing and became the second Black Athlete, in any sport, to win a world title. This Top of the Line Bike has Special Chrome-Mo-lib-den-um cold drawn seamless steel tubing an is adorned with Special Chatter Lea Hanger and Hubs. Iver Johnson Bicycles are amazing machines with gun smithing quality and detail. This Iver Special Chatter Lea Racer is also called a Model 90B.

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Vintage 1898 Thistle Racer / Roadster Wood Wheel Bicycle $3600

20th March 2017 (No Comments)

Vintage 1898 Thistle Racer / Roadster Wood Wheel Bicycle $3600

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 $7800

09th September 2016 (No Comments)

Vintage 1938 Schwinn Paramount Fixed Gear Track Bicycle $7800

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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Terranaut Ariel Vintage Japanese Tange 5 Steel Road Bike $450

14th September 2010 (No Comments)

Terranaut Ariel Vintage Japanese Tange 5 Steel Road Bike $450

Sweet Vintage Lugged Steel Terranaut Ariel 12 Speed Road Bike. The Terranaut was a house brand of bicycles for The Touring Cyclist Shops in St. Louis area in the early 1980s. The Bike has Beautiful Construction made with Quality Vintage Japanese Cro Mo Seamless Steel Tange 5 PG Tubes.

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