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Vintage 1917 Schwinn Built Hawthorne Arch bar Truss Bicycle $1800

28th December 2018 (No Comments)

Vintage 1917 Schwinn Built Hawthorne Arch bar Truss Bicycle $1800

This Stylish bike is a 1917 Wards Hawthorne Deluxe Arch bar or Truss bridge Bike 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 Schwinn are not very common nor are Schwinn built Hawthorne thus making this bike quite a find.

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Vintage Iver Johnson Diamond Frame Special Roadster Bicycle $1850

30th October 2018 (No Comments)

Vintage Iver Johnson Diamond Frame Special Roadster Bicycle $1850

Iver Johnson was famous for there Truss Bridge Frame But but were not limited to that. This 1908 Iver Johnson Special Roadster Bike is a fine example of Iver’s high end diamond frame bicycles that were built with Shelby steel tubing and new frame building techniques. The diamond frame boasted a lighter weight racer frame with comparable strength to the iconic truss bridge frame. This early Iver has unique Iver cranks and bottom bracket that were only used for a few years. The Diamond Frame Special Roadster may look kinda plain Jane but reflects the Craftsmanship and Beauty to be expected from Iver Johnson Bicycles.

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Antique 1888 Springfield Roadster Safety High Wheel Bicycle $9500

20th August 2018 (No Comments)

Antique 1888 Springfield Roadster Safety High Wheel Bicycle $9500

Antique Springfield Roadster Safety Hi Wheel bike pretty sure from 1888 but may be 1889. This Bike is a nice representation of the last of the High Wheel / Penny Farthing / Ordinary era. Safety means the bike has a rake and consider safer the Original High Wheel / Ordinary bikes. Pedals and cranks work as a treadle, which is a pumping motion more than circular motion. Definitely advancements for the times, you can also coast on this bike. Springfield Roadster is the beginnings / related or becomes Lovell Diamond and further Iver Johnson Bicycles.

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LuxLow & Friends along the Way, Denver Cruisers to Music Festivals

30th November 2017 (No Comments)

LuxLow & Friends along the Way, Denver Cruisers to Music Festivals

I would have to say the only thing better than building Custom Bikes is riding them. This is a Collection of some of our best times and friends along the way for Denver Cruisers to Music Festivals.

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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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