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Antique Spalding Chainless w Spoon Coaster Brake TOC Bicycle $6800

27th April 2020 (No Comments)

Antique Spalding Chainless w Spoon Coaster Brake TOC Bicycle $6800

This Vintage Spalding Shaft Drive with one of the First Coaster Brake Hubs is an Exquisite Turn of the Century Bicycle. Albert Goodwill Spalding began his sporting career as a Baseball pitcher and later founded A. G. Spalding & Brothers a sporting goods company. During the late 1880s and 1890s, A.G. Spalding produced several different bicycle models and sponsored a racing team to help advertise its cycles. In 1899 Spalding purchased the concerns of over 48 bicycle manufacturers, then sold them to the American Bicycle Company, forming a trust in an effort to reduce overhead and improve slumping sales. This 1900 Model 31 Mens Chainless Bicycle was top of the Line “Latest and Greatest” and even boasted the new luxury of a Coaster Brake as all predecessors were Fixed Gear.

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Lux Low Winter 2015 Antique Bike Swapping & Social Road Trip

31st January 2015 (No Comments)

Lux Low Winter 2015 Antique Bike Swapping & Social Road Trip

It’s been a while since LuxLow has been on the road swapping and picking bikes, but with this years Cheap Gas Prices we had to take the show on the Road. Previously we had abandoned swaps due to High Gas Prices and the INTERWEBS and the Salty Swappers they Produce. Come on People, You can get value from ebay if you take out the 15% for fees, the 20% for your time listing and shipping, 5% for cash, and throw in another 5% for being Social and getting off your ass. We sell a ton on ebay. yet this is a good formula for local swap sales. Enough with the Rant, whether swaps are a dieing breed or not, they are fun, and my favorite shopping, bike people are characters and we are always amazed to see something we have never seen before. Good Times.

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Antique 1904 Pierce Cushion Frame Chainless Wood Wheel Bike

11th September 1904 (No Comments)

Antique 1904 Pierce Cushion Frame Chainless Wood Wheel Bike

The Pierce Shaft Drive Cushioner Frame Pneumatic Safety Bicycle with Suspension Fork was the Pinnacle of innovation and boasted a Smooth Vibrationless Ride. 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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Antique 1901 Pierce Cushion Frame Chainless Wood Wheel Bike

26th November 1901 (No Comments)

Antique 1901 Pierce Cushion Frame Chainless Wood Wheel Bike

The Pierce Shaft Drive Cushioner Frame Pneumatic Safety Bicycle with Suspension Fork was the Pinnacle of innovation and boasted a Smooth Vibrationless Ride. 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.

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1900 Pope Columbia Model 65 Fixed Gear Shaft Drive Bicycle

25th December 1900 (No Comments)

1900 Pope Columbia Model 65 Fixed Gear Shaft Drive Bicycle

This Vintage Fixed Gear Wood Wheel Shaft Drive Bike was made by Pope Manufacturing in the year 1900 and was known as a Columbia Model 65. Now coming out of the Gay 1890s Bicycle Boom, Pope and a Few other Manufactures were hedging bets on the Chainless or Shaft Drive Bicycle to be the next best Innovation to boost sales. Although the Chainless Bike was in production for many years, the many small parts and Chainless issues proved to be far greater hassle than the basic chain, that is still used today. Columbia’s Shaft drive first appeared in 1898 and were Manufactured into the 1920s.

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