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MISC:   Need help Identifying posted by: sal on 10/4/2011 at 6:13:44 AM
I need help on finding information on this bicycle my wifes uncle had, her aunt was getting rid of the bicycle, so I took it because I thought it was cool looking having wings in the front and my initials in the circle SG. Also the great looking condition of the leather seat with springs and leather tool pouch. The only name on the front emblem is Ehrenburg with the castle emblem in the center, and the name sonderklasse on the top frame, it has West Germany on the frame, the rear derailer says schwinnmester. Also has a white Bluemels featherlight pump which works since I had to pump the big orange tires up to ride it home. I must say it was fun compared to my mountain bike. Any helps or guidance will be greatly appreciated. I have several pics but not sure how to post them here. thanks sal




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MISC:   what is it? posted by: rob venters on 9/27/2011 at 3:08:44 PM
I found this four wheel thing, anyone know what it is? Myaby a kids quad? A baby stroller? It's 21" long, 12 1/2" high and 10" wide...e-mail me for pics, thanks

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          RE:MISC:   what is it? posted by jimmy on 10/30/2011 at 10:13:07 AM
lets see that pic
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FOR SALE:   Roy coper hard wheel posted by: kirk meyers on 8/26/2011 at 12:37:15 PM
I have a Roy Cooper High wheel for sale. It has hard tires

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          RE:FOR SALE:   Roy coper hard wheel posted by tony on 9/28/2011 at 7:19:29 PM
can you provide pictures?

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WANTED:   1930s Speed O Byke Parts posted by: Oscar on 7/16/2011 at 2:08:24 PM
Hi Guys... Anyone have any parts like fenders, rack or rear stand for a Speed O Byke. Little kids bike with the motorcycle looking tin tank and engine on it.
I remember back ten years or so someone was remaking these or at least parts. I cant remember who or where, Does anyone recall??
Just got it and would love to complete it.
Email direct to oscarhedstrom at hotmail

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          RE:WANTED:   1930s Speed O Byke Parts posted by David on 8/30/2011 at 4:29:08 AM
Hi Oscar;

My name is David and I am writing the history of the Speed-O-Byke. I am trying to contact anyone who has a Speed-O-Byke, parts, info, photos, or anything else related to the Byke. Also if you are interested in selling let me know. Please feel free to contact me by email at motorcycle.history@yahoo.com or call me at 408-497-7746. Hope to hear from you.

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AGE / VALUE:   need help identifying make an year. posted by: thomas holtsmaster on 6/19/2011 at 4:06:49 PM
i need help identifying a bike i got at flea market. was told it was possibaly late 1920 schwinn any help would be greatly appreciated. i can send pic to ur email .

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   need help identifying make an year. posted by ken on 6/21/2011 at 10:20:24 AM
I'd like to see it & help if I can.

          RE:AGE / VALUE:   need help identifying make an year. posted by darren on 6/30/2011 at 9:13:47 PM
i have around a 20 inch or smaller bicycle cant find any numbers or letters on it.it has hard rubber tires round handle bars metal fenders and a letter G imprint on the back of the metal seat very thick spokes. does anyone know what kind of bike i may have or the year and make. i wish i could find a discription and a possible buyer for this antique bicycle i will send pic after any info.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   need help identifying make an year. posted by Rob Peterson on 7/15/2011 at 6:49:14 AM
1890's (?) Gormally & Jeffrey man's bicycle. Unrestored, very good condition. Has chain link tires on steel rims. (Were these original?) I understand Mr. Jeffrey invented the clincher rim, but I cannot determine if the tires are clinchers or glue-ons. The tires are hard and I do not want to try messing with them and buggering them up.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   need help identifying make an year. posted by dee on 9/5/2011 at 3:05:17 PM
I have this old bicycle and have no ideal the brand or age, I do believe it is 1960's has hard solid rubber tires 10" it stands about 14 -16 " in height, the front has a spot that looks like a fake light, maybe the name was there, it has been painted over many times, it probably wasn't very expensive due to the family it came from
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AGE / VALUE:   any guesstimated value for this tricycle? posted by: heather on 6/3/2011 at 10:12:06 PM
i guess this childs trike was only made in the 1880's? i really don't know much about it-HELP?

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AGE / VALUE:   Information please! posted by: Randy Darden on 5/25/2011 at 9:23:04 AM
I have a wooden frame w/cast fittings,no head badge, ladies bicycle. It appears to have a hickory frame with skip tooh cain and vented leather seat. Rear hub is also wood/metal. I wood love to have any info (real or maybe). Thank you.
rbd
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Information please! posted by Chris on 5/27/2011 at 9:56:17 AM
can you post some pictures of this bike for us to look over? it would help. Sounds interesting and neat!
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AGE / VALUE:   Victory Highwheel Replica Parts posted by: MR on 5/11/2011 at 6:32:52 AM
I have accumulated an almost complete collection of Victory replica parts over the past 10 years to build a Highwheeler as a project and have concluded that I am not going to get to do it, so I am thinking about selling them as a group. I want to see if there is any serious interest out there for these. If there is please respond to continue this discussion.....Thanks

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Victory Highwheel Replica Parts posted by frank on 5/12/2011 at 2:24:33 AM
I have someone interested in purchasing some highwheelers for some type of show. I know they are not looking for replica bikes as they will only be seen from a distance. Let me know what you want for your pieces and show me what they look like. Thanks, Frank
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AGE / VALUE:   troxel tricycle posted by: renee wiley on 4/19/2011 at 2:44:20 PM
my husband and i bought a old tricycle that says troxel on the metal of the seat it has stars on the step its black and has what we call a bullet looking nose and end. it also has a little headlight battery operated on it also. the seat is white. i cant find out where to look for one like it. the guide doesnt say anything about a troxel. all we know is that its old. can anyone please help? thank you renee wiley

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   troxel tricycle posted by ken on 4/27/2011 at 10:46:01 AM
renee, Troxel made saddles for practically every bike or trike manufacturer in the US from 1899 until sometime around 1980 plus or minus. It won't help at all with the ID of your machine.
There's not much discussion of kids' trikes on the Oldroads boards. You may have better luck with toy collectors.




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MISC:   Hard Rubber Tires posted by: Ted Trambley on 3/22/2011 at 4:17:38 PM
Does anyone know of a source for hard rubber, airless tires. A friend has an old Colson trike and needs tires - 20x1.75 and 14x1.7. English bikes is my thing and this way out of my league. Thanks

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          RE:MISC:   Hard Rubber Tires posted by jj on 3/23/2011 at 3:42:20 AM
Coker Tire might have them:

www.cokertire.com
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AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by: Jason G on 3/9/2011 at 12:37:57 PM
Hi all! Found this bike recently and picked it up. Can someone tell me more about it? I'm new to bikes of this vintage. (my earliest was a '36 Raleigh before this)

<img>http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5179/5512364657_0b2b7d0566_z.jpg" </img>
<img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5179/5512364657_0b2b7d0566_z.jpg">

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason G on 3/9/2011 at 12:56:44 PM
trying again for a picture[p][a href=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5179/5512364657_0b2b7d0566_z.jpg" target=_blank][img src=the_camera.jpg][/a]
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason G on 3/9/2011 at 12:59:07 PM
and another[p][a href=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5252/5511208890_8dcfb48eca_z.jpg target=_blank][img src=the_camera.jpg][/a]
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason G on 3/9/2011 at 1:00:41 PM
another of the rim[p][a href=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5213/5511304394_9c454136dc.jpg target=_blank][img src=the_camera.jpg][/a]
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason G on 3/9/2011 at 1:02:36 PM
one more[p][a href=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5253/5511408344_1a7a9e7e12_z_d.jpg target=_blank][img src=the_camera.jpg][/a]
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason G on 3/9/2011 at 8:27:43 PM
another to correct the first one not working
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Keith Body on 3/10/2011 at 4:41:40 PM
Jason, I could do with some close up pics of the components, but it looks to me about 1900. If you are US based then the local cycle manufacturing was advanced, and used a lot of internal lugs. The fork crown is typical of the period, but I suspect the frame angles were more upright than usual in Europe. But you have a british bottom bracket, chain wheel and cranks 5 pin BSA pattern, favoured by racers.
In France Bastide made frames fully brazed up, but not till about 1910, and they used external lugs.
In the US the rims for most bikes of the time were made from elm, the racers used maple. The handlebar looks original, but not a racers option.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason Gottlieb on 3/10/2011 at 6:40:09 PM
Thank you very much!

I sent some photos to the aol address that comes up with your name. Please let me know if you need them a different way.

By the way I washed it today and a beautiful blue has emerged on the head tube extending over the top tube. Doesn't look
like a repaint to me. [p][a href=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5017/5516449954_dc2ec21765_z.jpg target=_blank][img src=the_camera.jpg][/a]
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Early Racer? Need some info - thanks! posted by Jason G on 3/10/2011 at 6:44:14 PM
One more of the blue

Tires are original or close to it. The rear is a Pennsylvania Sturdy Stud by Pennsylvania Rubber Company, and front is a BFGoodrich Safety Bicycle Tire patented 1913. Front rim is different than rear (has a red stripe), so perhaps it was replaced[p][a href=http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5213/5516450234_2267bd0172_z.jpg target=_blank][img src=the_camera.jpg][/a]
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AGE / VALUE:   1910-1920 Indian bicycle parts and others posted by: Dave on 12/11/2010 at 6:24:36 PM
I'm looking for any early Indian bicycle parts to put together a project. I am also interested in other bicycle or motorcycle parts and accessories from 1900-1920, Motorcycle branded bicycles especially, but will consider anything rusty but salvagable. Email me at dmk441@yahoo.com if you have something you think I might be able to use, thanks.

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MISC:   late 1800's tandem bicydle posted by: Heidi on 10/6/2010 at 6:55:40 PM
have an old photo of a couple riding a tandem bicycle, 2 large wheels on each side ('40"tall) with a small wheel ('18" tall) in both the front and the back; there are 2 seats and 2 sets of peddles between the 2 large wheels, the one in back is higher than the other; b/w photo looks like it was taken in front of the White House (Washington DC) on a dirt street; any idea of what kind of bike and value of photo

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AGE / VALUE:   Old Girls' Bicycle posted by: Jose on 9/15/2010 at 8:36:45 AM
Hello, I found a old girls'bicycle(16'). i think it's a Fairy from 1900-1915 but I'm not sure.There is a logo( an F) on the pieces of the hard tires I could safe. I also need the front steaker and the hard tires. I have a couple of pictures if needed.

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AGE / VALUE:   Gloria children's bicycle posted by: Gloria on 9/14/2010 at 8:37:27 AM
Hello, I received a used children's bicycle as a gift. Made in Italy, white and red, training wheels. Brand name Gloria. Does anyone know anything about this adorable bike?

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