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WANTED:   Monster beach cruiser posted by: Petee Broers on 1/9/2006 at 2:47:17 AM
Hello everyone
Right now I'm stuck I'm looking for new tires and tubes for my beach monsetr cruiser I live in San Deigo I will drive to L.A if I have to here is the size I'm looking for please help with location and price 36x21/4 thanks

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          RE:WANTED:   Monster beach cruiser posted by marcello on 1/10/2006 at 3:05:48 AM
Did u try coker tire ? I believe they have ur tire.
marcello




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MISC:   an old bike that was found posted by: john conley on 12/30/2005 at 8:07:03 PM
i found a bike with 10.75 in.hard rubber wheels and it looks like it now uses a fan belt for its drive but could it have used a rope at one time and any other info. about this bike would be nice i do have some picks i could send to anyone that can help
thank you
John

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AGE / VALUE:   48" highwheel no markings? posted by: Peter on 12/16/2005 at 2:41:59 PM
I ahve a 48" high wheel in ridable condition eccept for the seat leather which I think is from a wood wheel safety. I don't see any markings on the bike, can I email you pictures? I'd like to know more about it.

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AGE / VALUE:   Boneshaker Inc Cleveland Ohio posted by: Todd on 12/14/2005 at 3:52:15 AM
I have a highwheeler with a rectangular headbagde stating Boneshaker Inc Cleveland Ohio. Ser #1115. Can anyone share any information about this, and tell me where I might find a replacement rear wheel (the small wheel) for this bike? Thanks!

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Boneshaker Inc Cleveland Ohio posted by Marcello on 12/14/2005 at 11:49:08 AM
www.hiwheel.com talk to Greg.Good luck
Marcello

          RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   Boneshaker Inc Cleveland Ohio posted by Bikesavage on 5/3/2006 at 4:12:54 AM
Boneshaker Inc. is "Rideable Replicas" before they moved to the west coast. Their site has the same bikes and parts as your model. Only the saddles changed.




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AGE / VALUE:   Iver Johnson Racer posted by: Craig Clark on 12/7/2005 at 4:02:17 PM
I have an Iver Johnson Racing Bicycle S/N 543488. It is in pretty good shape. Nickle plating is gone from the rims. Frame and leather seat and handle bars in very good shape. Tires are red side wall and not sure about there age. Racing pedals but the leather ties are almost gone. Direct chain drive. The best I have been able to do from books is to date it between 1880 and 1900. I would like to get an accurate date and value as I would like to sell this bike

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AGE / VALUE:   Old safety? posted by: Mikko Raberg on 12/5/2005 at 11:41:13 AM
Hi There,
I found this bike frame here in Finland. There is seatpost, frame and one rim still alive. I would like to have pictures and possible name of bike. I assume that it is from 1893-94, thats my best guess. If you need to know more fro helping me pls di not haesitate to contact mr@sci.fi. Thanks, Mikko

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          RE:AGE / VALUE: Old safety? posted by Mikko on 12/5/2005 at 11:46:50 AM
web link to pics http://www.mrvelo.com/vanha-runko




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FOR SALE:   1900-1905 Indian posted by: Eric Berthiaume on 12/1/2005 at 2:49:08 AM
came from original family email for pictures and more info

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          RE:FOR SALE:   1900-1905 Indian posted by John on 1/3/2006 at 7:38:05 PM
Please send pics and price.Thanks John




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AGE / VALUE:   Shapleigh Cyco posted by: Dan on 11/24/2005 at 5:25:58 AM
I recently purchased a men's Shapleigh Cyco Safety bike in pretty good original condition frame pump included. This bicycle is a St. Louis, MO. branded sold thru the Shapleigh Hardware Co. It could be ridden now if the tires hadn't discentigrated, where could I find out more about this brand/model or from whom. The internet hasn't really been much help so far and I would like to learn more. Would someone like to put a value range and time period to it so I would no if I payed to much for it! Thank you in advance!

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Shapleigh Cyco posted by Phil on 1/11/2006 at 5:23:23 AM
Most of the bikes sold by Shapleigh were made by davis Sewing machine ,Dayton, Ohio value- $300- and above.
Phil

          RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   Shapleigh Cyco posted by Dan on 1/16/2006 at 4:12:01 AM
Thank's Phil, I didn't pay to much for it then. The replacement tires will cost more than the purchase price of the Shapleigh.




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AGE / VALUE:    posted by: PG on 11/15/2005 at 4:31:50 PM
I have an old bicycle that I received 40 years ago. It has a big front wheel and a small back wheel. Brakes are on the handlebars. It says "Aurelia" Low Boy on the front. Can anyone give me any info if its worth anything?

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:    posted by Penni on 10/8/2007 at 2:37:23 PM
I think I have the same bike!! I've been trying to find the value of it also. I got it in the mid 1960's. I have a couple of pictures of it if you would like to e-mail me. (In "subject area" write "bike"
Thank you!




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WANTED:   materials used in bicycle pedal crank and shaft posted by: venkat on 11/14/2005 at 5:20:32 AM
hello friends iam new tothis discussion area,
i want to know the materials used in bicycle pedal crank and shaft as iam working on bicycle pedal design project
Also i need to proceed furtherby analysing various static and dynamic loads acting on pedal there by doing the failure/fracture analysis of that
hoping for the help
venkat

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WANTED:   Pierce bicycle crank arm nuts for chainless posted by: Dave Brown on 10/30/2005 at 3:10:56 PM
I am looking for Pierce Bicycle chainless pedal crank nuts. Some time ago a fellow contacted me about pierce parts I had for sale. He was also looking for crank arm nuts . This person did make some as he contacted me about a year or two ago but I have since lost the contact. I think he was in Washington State. Any help would be most appreciated.
Dave

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          RE:WANTED:   Pierce bicycle crank arm nuts for chainless posted by Bambi Mitchell on 6/20/2006 at 12:46:57 AM
Hi,

I found your address on google and thought I drop you a line. A friend asked me to look at an old bicycle. It's a Pierce Tried & True. It was dated April, 98 on the name plate. It's a shaft and gear drive with leaf springs for front forks. The bike is about 33" tall w/ 26" wooden rims. Someone told him that this bike was used by NYPD to make the rounds. Do you know anymore info about the bike and what the value would be. Any information would be helpful.

Thanks,
Bambi Mitchell




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MISC:   Standard wheel sizes for pre-balloon bicycles posted by: Dan on 10/26/2005 at 6:10:09 PM
I picked up a bike which looks to be pre-1930's which has 26in. rim's, skiptooth rear sprocket(no brakearm) diamond style frame, rear facing dropouts with set screws. Did this bike come with 26in. wheels or would they have been changed from 28in. wheels? Were 26in. wheels used prior to the balloon era bikes?

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          RE:MISC:   Standard wheel sizes for pre-balloon bicycles posted by Dan on 10/27/2005 at 5:41:02 AM
I checked out the tire and rim chart on this site, could I have American lightweight 26in. rim's and would they pre-date 1930? The front sprocket looks like one I'd seen on a Davis Sewing bicycle listed for auction on ebay now. It came without the headbadge so now it's a search for "like bikes". I'll try and post a photo.

          RE:RE:MISC:   Standard wheel sizes for pre-balloon bicycles posted by Dan on 10/27/2005 at 6:03:33 PM
I took this bike for a ride today and it has a track style rear hub, you have to spread the front fork to remove the wheel because the fork dropout are holes not slots. It may continue to be a mystery bike for me, look's like an early race bike, cool!

          RE:MISC: Standard wheel sizes for pre-balloon bicycles posted by sam on 10/28/2005 at 5:56:02 PM
Dan,yes they did make 26" wheels pryor to the balloon era.The earliest hubs were fixed type later freewheel and coasters were used but all bike companies offered what most called "standard" bicycle which was a bike built with a fixed hub.
true track bikes were also built as America was the center of the track bike world in the 20s.So your bike could be any number of different things from a standard bike to a track bicycle.Keep reserenching---sam




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WANTED:   Pre 1915 bicycle parts posted by: Dave on 10/23/2005 at 8:55:57 PM
Looking for early pre 1920 motorbike and bicycle parts, pedals, tail lights, tanks, headbadges, and project bikes. Email Dave at dmk441@yahoo.com if you have anything, thanks.

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AGE / VALUE:   vintage wooden wheel bicycle posted by: Jim on 10/10/2005 at 12:22:00 PM
I recently purchased a bike that I am trying to get some info on with no luck. It has wooden spokes, hub, and wheel with a metal band just like a old wagon wheel. Hand grips are also wood. It has a metal frame and handle bars, with a leather seat on a leaf spring for comfort. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks Jim

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   vintage wooden wheel bicycle posted by Greg on 10/28/2005 at 8:18:54 AM
Possible Boneshaker, possible velocipede. Can you send me any pics to look at. I may be able to help.

Greg
RBR Inc.

          RE:AGE / VALUE:   vintage wooden wheel bicycle posted by Miss Keenan on 11/25/2005 at 7:55:32 PM
Came across your inquiry while looking for a wooden wheeled bicycle. I need on for a property in a stage play. The premise in the play for the wooden wheeled bike is WWII, Europe and there is no rubber for the tires. Good luck with your investigation.




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FOR SALE:   1885 Columbia Expert posted by: Stephen on 10/8/2005 at 1:14:44 PM
1885 Columbia expert. 52" Wheel. Older restoration. New tire rubber. $4250 firm. Call me and we can talk. Please no tire kickers. Location is Michigan. 269-781-7535. Regards, Stephen

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