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1892 Lovell Diamond Safety Hard Tire Bicycle by Iver Johnson $$$$$

12th November 2019 (No Comments)

1892 Lovell Diamond Safety Hard Tire Bicycle by Iver Johnson $$$$$

Beautiful Antique Lovell “Diamond” Hard Tire Safety Bike. The Bicycle was manufactured by Iver Johnson for John P. Lovell Arms Co. Sporting Goods Line. Eventually over Time Lovell Diamond became the name of the Bicycle line, but this Bike was actually called a Lovell “Diamond” Model #1. The Model 1 was a Men’s Safety with hard Tires. This Lovell Diamond is a Top Notch Perfectly Restored and Preserved Quality Hard Tire Safety Bicycle.

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Antique 1888 Springfield Roadster Safety High Wheel Bicycle $9200

20th August 2018 (No Comments)

Antique 1888 Springfield Roadster Safety High Wheel Bicycle $9200

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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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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Hubba Hubba Eye Candy Lux Low Vintage & Antique Bicycle Hubs

20th April 2015 (No Comments)

Hubba Hubba Eye Candy Lux Low Vintage & Antique Bicycle Hubs

Bicycle Hubs are the Hearts of your Wheels and We are constantly rebuilding and restoring Vintage Bike Hubs for use on our Lux Low Wheels and Bicycles. The argument can be made that not much has changed with bicycle hubs, still an axle, bearings, and a shell and most of the Greater Innovations have been braking and multiple Speeds. The Earliest Rear Hubs were Fixed Gear and crude Decelerators were added to Fixed hubs around 1896. The First True Coaster brakes showed up around 1898. I would say the innovation of the coaster brake was the largest contribution to the Bicycle hub through time, although other inventors would surely have an argument for that.

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Vintage 1915 Schwinn Built Hawthorne Motorbike Bicycle

09th January 1915 (No Comments)

Vintage 1915 Schwinn Built Hawthorne Motorbike Bicycle

This Stylish bike is a 1915 Wards Hawthorne Deluxe Motorbike 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 Schwinns are not very common nor are Schwinn built Hawthornes thus making this bike quite a find. This Hawthorne Bike has some original paint, lots of patina, a total rebuild, and a New Patina Lux Low 28″ wheel set with better than original performance.

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