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Vintage Iver Johnson Chater Lea Racer Fixed Gear Track Bike

17th March 1927 (No Comments)

Vintage Iver Johnson Chater Lea Racer Fixed Gear Track Bike

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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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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1910 Iver Johnson Truss Bridge Roadster Track Bike

13th March 1910 (No Comments)

1910 Iver Johnson Truss Bridge Roadster Track Bike

This Vintage Fixed Gear Racing Bicycle was a modeled after Major Taylor’s own Track Bicycle. This Roadster featured light steel tubing and designs specified by Taylor himself, The Truss Bridge was added to the frame for durability for off track street use. This Frame gained Iver Johnson much strength notability, know as ” Trust the Truss “. Major Taylor is a Famous Black Racer out of the 1890′s, who endured racial criticism ( often banned from American races ), but still rose to the top of the racing ranks. Major Taylor’s racing career flourished in Europe ( where sportsmanship out weight racism ) in the early 1990s winning the majority of races he entered. Taylor’s Success and sponsorship by Iver Johnson greatly helped the success Iver Johnson Bicycles.

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