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Antique 1935 Columbia Superb Twinbar Airider Ballooner Bike

02nd April 1935 (No Comments)

Antique 1935 Columbia Superb Twinbar Airider Ballooner Bike

This Vintage 1935 Columbia Superb Prewar Bicycle was Columbia / Westfield’s own offering of the more common Elgin Black Hawk. The Columbia Superb Twinbar Airider had Columbia’s own Deluxe 3/16″ Large Regular Chain and Keyed Columbia Sprocket Drive. The Twinbar was one of Columbia’s first fat tire cruiser bikes, boasting a smooth soft balloon tire ride, and motorcycle styling. As you can see, the styling on this antique ballooner bike is unmatched. The Columbia Superb Twinbar Airider has a streamlined automobile type Twin-bar frame, a hanging tool box tank, rugged rear carrier, stainless steel fenders, truss fork, Chain guard, deluxe bucket saddle, crossed braced handle bars, and rear drop stand.

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Amazing Antique 1935 Sears Elgin Falcon Ballooner Bicycle

11th January 1935 (No Comments)

Amazing Antique 1935 Sears Elgin Falcon Ballooner Bicycle

This Vintage 1935 Elgin Falcon prewar bike was made by Columbia / Westfield manufacturing for the Sears department stores. The Falcon was one of Elgin’s first fat tire cruiser bikes, boasting a smooth soft balloon tire ride, and motorcycle styling. As you can see, the styling on this antique ballooner bike is unmatched. The Falcon has a streamlined automobile type Twin-bar frame, a hanging tool box tank, rugged rear carrier, deluxe bucket saddle, crossed braced handle bars, rear drop stand, light, speedometer, and siren.

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1934 Monarch Motorbike Bicycle made by Pope / Columbia MFG.

25th January 1934 (No Comments)

1934 Monarch Motorbike Bicycle made by Pope / Columbia MFG.

Vintage 1934 Monarch Motorbike Bicycle made by Pope / Columbia / Westfield Manufacturing. This Motor Bike was one of the first fat tire cruiser bikes, boasting a smooth soft balloon tire ride, and motorcycle styling. Monarch Bicycles were out of Chicago, Illinois, appearing in the the 1890s bicycle boom, then into the 1900s. My Best Guess is that Monarch joined the ” ABC” Bicycle trust to survive the bicycle economic down turn and then became the property of Pope Manufacturing. This is a much later Pope / Columbia / Westfield produced bike bearing the Monarch name. This Monarch is a Wonderful Early Ballooner Bike.

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Antique 1921 Pope Columbia Wood Wheel Archbar Roadster Bike

23rd October 1921 (No Comments)

Antique 1921 Pope Columbia Wood Wheel Archbar Roadster Bike

Vintage Columbia Archbar / Truss Bridge Bicycle made by Pope / Westfield Manufacturing. Columbia’s Description in 1921 was “The Columbia Archbar is another Westfield product made up to the same exacting requirements and quality standards that have made Columbia bicycles universally preferred and accepted as “Standard of the World”. Note the famous Columbia roadster type two-piece crank hanger and other important details of up-to-the minute equipment. The extra truss bar not only adds to the attractiveness of the mount, but gives additional strength where bending or fracture is likely to occur.”

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Antique Columbia Westfield Ladies Safety Bicycle

11th March 1920 (No Comments)

Antique Columbia Westfield Ladies Safety Bicycle

This is an Antique, Columbia, Westfield Ladies Safety Bicycle with a Nice Cad Metal Covered Wooden Rims. She’s an Elegant, Old, Bicycle, Restored as Found with Patina intact. From My Research, I Believe it to be a Columbia Westfield and maybe Considered a Safety Bicycle from early 1900′s to the early 1930′s. The Seat Tube Decal is Pope Westfield Mfg.

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