1938 Schwinn Motorbike “American Flyer”

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This is my new 1938 Schwinn Motorbike badged American Flyer. I have been told by many collectors that this is the only one left in these colors. The Motorbike has an original “shorty” brake lever, mushroom horn button and Torrinton … Continue reading

1941 Westfield

1941 Westfield Deluxe 2

Fully restored by Nate “Buster” Jaros, this 26″ 1941 Westfield with a 20″ large frame was located in poor shape. During blasting, two shades of blue paint emerged. Detailed catalog images were found and the bike was identified as a … Continue reading

1936 Hawthorne Zep – ladies model

1936 Hawthorne Zep Girls orig 1

This is a very rare girls version of the coveted Hawthorne Zep. It survives with it’s original paint, and even the original Wards Riverside whitewall tires. It features an unusual means of holding the drop-stand in the upright position, with … Continue reading

1891 Union No.12 Anti-Vibratory Safety

  Originally published in Classic Bicycle News by Scott McCaskey Union Cycle Manufacturing Co got it’s start in 1890 when it purchased the plant, patents and inventory from the Springfield Manufacturing Company. Springfield was primarily a manufacture of highwheelers. In Unions … Continue reading

1950′s Hiawatha Meteor

1950's Hiawatha Meteor 1

This 1950′s balloon tire Hiawatha Meteor bicycle was a mid-range priced model sold at Gambles Hardware stores. While it does not feature a springer fork or chromed fenders, it still does offer a tank, two tone paint, Delta “Winner” headlight, … Continue reading

1954 Schwinn Streamliner

1954 Schwinn Streamliner 1

Total restoration of Family Heirloom bike belonging to a relative of customer.  This was a 100% ground up restoration on a 1954 Schwinn Streamliner bicycle that was in Barn Found shape and too rough to show or display as found. … Continue reading

1946 Schwinn BA-107 Autocycle

1946 Schwinn BA-107 Autocycle - BU 01

Presented for your enjoyment, is this ”A” serial number early post-war production Henderson badged Balloon tire deluxe Schwinn bicycle. This was a version of the Autocycle model, typically the top end bikes by Schwinn and those with the most deluxe features. … Continue reading

1955 Western Flyer X-53 Super Deluxe

1955 Western Flyer X-53 - right

The Western Flyer X-53 Super was the top of the line bicycle sold through the Western Auto store chain which does not exist today. This bicycle was built by Murray Ohio Mfg. Co. for Western Auto from 1953 to 1958 … Continue reading

1939 Schwinn Cantilever Autocycle

1939 Schwinn Cantilever Autocycle - right

This is my 1939 Schwinn Autocycle (standard) motorbike style. The bike is badged Hudson Detroit with a super rare color or Tan and cream. This prewar bike is all original and equipped with a “patent pending” front drum brake. I … Continue reading