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AGE / VALUE:   What is my bike? It just says Morrian! posted by: Allison on 2/14/2009 at 1:52:40 AM
my bike just says "Morrian"
it is a ladies bike.
it has brakes that say Lee CHI 135A
the peddle shaft? says TRACER in stylized lettering
it has 27" tires and
the handles bars curve backwards.

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AGE / VALUE:information on aurelia made in italy posted by: debi e. karpowicz on 2/8/2009 at 1:51:01 PM
hello, i purchased this wonderful high wheeler,,, i do not know anything about it but it has all the original parts,,, it has the word jolly under the seat in metal,,,, it has aurelia productiza of italy in a emblem,,, there are the olympic rings on the emblem also.. on the seat there is the initial BR with a sprig of leaves...it also has the word special on this bike on the back,,, it is metal the one wheel is very large the other small... it is blue,, it does not have a kick stand but it does has a red stand that you get on the bike with,,it has hand brakes,,,i would appreciate any information on this bike, thank you very much

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:information on aurelia made in italy posted by chuck on 6/14/2009 at 11:42:33 AM
I recently purchased a childs bike real simialar to what you describing, and I need parts!

          RE:AGE / VALUE:information on aurelia made in italy posted by Gloria Higginbotham on 2/16/2010 at 5:57:09 PM
I have an Aurella or Aurelia bicycle made in Italy. It has special written on it and it's blue. Do you have any information about this bike?
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AGE / VALUE:information on aurelia made in italy posted by: debi e. karpowicz on 2/8/2009 at 1:51:01 PM
hello, i purchased this wonderful high wheeler,,, i do not know anything about it but it has all the original parts,,, it has the work jolly under the seat in metal,,,, it has aurelia productiza of italy in a emblem,,, there are the olympic rings on the emblem also.. on the seat there is the initial BR with a sprig of leaves...it also has the work special on this bike on the back,,, it is metal the one wheel is very large the other small... it is blue,, it does not have a kick stand but it does has a red stand that you get on the bike with,,it has hand brakes,,,i would appreciate any information on this bike, thank you very much

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AGE / VALUE:Hard tire Safety Bike.... on Ebay posted by: Larry "Boneman" Bone on 12/11/2008 at 2:22:54 PM
Ebay Item: 190271719612

Later!

Larry "Boneman" Bone - that's just PRIMITIVE

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MISC:Where to buy 28" tires? posted by: Alex on 12/10/2008 at 7:09:27 PM
I have an early Davis Sewing Machine built bicycle which is only needing tires to make it ridable. It is a Shapleigh Cyco from 1900-1920?, wooden wheels appear to be almost clincher like but the tires I removed were tubulars. Did these phneumatic tires have a hook sidewall to seal it to the wood rim lip? I also read that modern Cyclocross tubulars will work, if so which Cyclocross tubular will work best with my rim type? Thanks, Alex

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          RE:MISC:Where to buy 28 posted by sam on 12/11/2008 at 6:00:57 PM
Universal,Harpers,and coker tire all sell these tires.
If your bike had racing wood rims(the narrow type)then Tufo would work good--but the 28X1&1/2" would need original type to keep from damaging the rim

          RE:MISC:Where to buy 28 posted by Alex on 12/24/2008 at 9:31:54 PM
I heard this from an owner of a now closed mom & pop Schwinn shop, that her grandfather would make by sewing together rubber hose, 28x1 1/2 tires for wooden wheel bicycles. Is this possible?




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MISC:OldRoads Update posted by: Vin - Menotomy Vintage Bicycles on 11/20/2008 at 9:08:25 AM
We've made some changes and additions to OldRoads.
Please have a look by clicking on "About" and then "Whats New" at the top of this page.

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FOR SALE:highwheel bicycle posted by: walter branche on 11/5/2008 at 9:57:36 AM
54 inch- 1885 columbia expert 3,000.....52 inch open head ,,1882,bayliss thomas--2500,,walter branche wbranche@cfl.rr.com

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AGE / VALUE:Colsen Commander posted by: Tony on 10/26/2008 at 6:58:03 PM
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:Colsen Commander posted by ken on 10/30/2008 at 10:59:41 AM
if you copy the url from http through jpg it works.
This bike belongs in the balloon tire page.




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AGE / VALUE:Colsen Commander posted by: Tony on 10/26/2008 at 6:51:00 PM
Ive got this Colsen Commander that Ive been trying to get info on, mostly the year, its in pretty decent shape and I am not going to restore, just clean it up (thanks again Vin!) if you have more info than Im asking please feel free to shoot me an email or just reply here ; ) Thanks.
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AGE / VALUE:hi wheel posted by: kristie on 9/28/2008 at 9:42:07 PM
we have a hi-wheel that we presume to be a childs. it is made of wood and steel. the wheels are wood with steel band around them has wood spoke handle bars are made of steel with wooden handles has steel peedles ther are no markings on it just wondering if anyone had any info on it like maker and price of what its worth any info would be greatly appreciated

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:hi wheel posted by kristie on 9/28/2008 at 9:48:25 PM
i will put up picture on data base thanks

          RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:hi wheel posted by ken on 9/29/2008 at 10:21:37 AM
Please let us know when the picture is viewable.
You might find comparables on the Copake Auction website. It's always interesting to check their completed auctions.
Metz bike museum is another link.




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FOR SALE:All ORIGINAL circa 1865 Boneshaker Bicycle for sale posted by: bob on 9/15/2008 at 8:00:03 AM
All original never restored Call bob with any questions or offer at 513-305-8151

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          RE:FOR SALE:All ORIGINAL circa 1865 Boneshaker Bicycle for sale posted by ken on 9/16/2008 at 3:04:29 PM
if this is not some obscure scam, please post pictures. Contact Vin to make your historic piece part of the database.

          RE:RE:FOR SALE:All ORIGINAL circa 1865 Boneshaker Bicycle for sale posted by Dave Dixon on 9/19/2008 at 7:11:10 PM
could you email me pics and how much are you asking... where are you located

          RE:FOR SALE:All ORIGINAL circa 1865 Boneshaker Bicycle for sale posted by MARK on 10/11/2008 at 6:53:08 PM
JUST WONDERING HOW MUCH AND WHERE YOU ARE . PICTURE WOULD BE GREAT. THANKS

          RE:RE:RE:FOR SALE:All ORIGINAL circa 1865 Boneshaker Bicycle for sale posted by pinaud on 12/14/2008 at 10:15:00 AM
hello.I would like pics bicycle + for sale= thank you.Sylvie

          RE:FOR SALE:All ORIGINAL circa 1865 Boneshaker Bicycle for sale posted by tom scharael on 3/5/2010 at 9:45:12 PM
I would like to buy and how much, tq. tom.

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FOR SALE:penny farthing/bone shaker posted by: mike on 9/7/2008 at 9:00:45 PM
I have a 1972 bone shaker that was built in the welding I worked for in the 80s and 90s. this shop was in berkeley,ca and has closed a few yrs ago.this bike was left up in a storage balcony for all those years,it most likely was ridden no more than 3 times,twice i witnessed the rides. this bike is in excellent condition and needs absolutely nothing to be done to it.i know these do not come cheap if you buy a reproduction at todays market prices, I will let this one go for $600.00 firm. call if you prefer, 510 772 1423or 925 798 3084, my name is mike.

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          RE:FOR SALE:penny farthing/bone shaker posted by MARK on 10/11/2008 at 6:56:23 PM
COULD YOU SEND A PICTURE ? WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED ? THANKS .




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AGE / VALUE:German Firestone Special posted by: Faith Perry on 7/31/2008 at 7:38:11 PM
Hi I recently received a Cruiser from my family for my birthday and would love to know anything about it. All I know is that it has a badge on the front that says Firestone Special and made in Germany. it is a single speed with rear coaster brakes and 24" rims. The original color was blue and my sister was told it was an aluminum frame from around WW2. I can send links for pics if want. Any help is thanked!!!

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:German Firestone Special posted by ken on 8/8/2008 at 11:02:35 AM
You've posted in the wrong forum. Try balloon/middleweight. I suggest you first use a magnet to determine whether the frame is steel.
I'd like to see the pictures if I may.




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AGE / VALUE:Evans Power Cycle posted by: Dennis on 7/16/2008 at 7:30:40 AM
I have an Evans and would like to meet others who are interested in the Evans Power Cycle. I also need a few parts for it. Thanks

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MISC:Larz Anderson Bicycle Show & Swap Meet is only a week away !! posted by: Peter Naiman on 7/12/2008 at 1:48:24 PM
Just thought I'd post again about our Bicycle show and swap at Larz Anderson Auto Museum coming up this coming weekend in Brookline, MA on July 20th. To visit our website for full information about the show if you've not seen my posts with regard to Larz, or if you'll be a first time visitor this year, please click onto the URL below:



http://www.classicr endezvous. com/larzanderson .htm



If you plan on attending, either visiting to show a few bikes, or attending the swap as a seller, it would be appreciated if you could possibly pre-register. The registration form is available through our website, as well as photos of prior shows, and also directions to our event. I would also like to post a list this week of possible cycles that will be at the show.



I've had a few people from as far North as Toronto & Montreal, others from around the U.S. show interest in attending, so to find local accomodations in Brookline, MA please click onto the URL below:



http://www.findloca lhotels.com/ listings/ brookline_ ma_us.html



For other questions or comments about the show, you can call Susan at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum at 617-522-6547, although the Museum is closed on Mondays, or email directly to me @ hetchinspete1@ yahoo.com.



Best regards, and see everyone in Brookline on Sunday.

Peter Naiman

Milwaukee, WI


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