History of Eclipse Bicycle Company / Eclipse Machine Division

Eclipse History 1

Published in November of 1944 in the companies internal newsletter. Covers the history of the company from its earliest roots as the Steel Pulley and Machine Company in 1883, through 1944 when this article was written, and the company was … Continue reading

Restoration of a 1918 Harley Davidson Bicycle – Part 1: Getting Started

1918 HD Motorcyke ... Scott McCaskey builder and owner - 800x

Follow along as I do a complete restoration on a 1918 Harley Davidson “Motorcyke” bicycle! The bicycle that I’ll be restoring started out as a pile of parts collected from various sources. They are all correct parts to build an … Continue reading

The Bicycle Gets a Motor

The December ’55 issue of ABM magazine was a 75th anniversary issue that contains a lot of reprints of old ads from the 1880′s up to current (1955). It also featured this great article about the history of motor attachments … Continue reading

The Incredible Ingo


Originally published in The Wheelmen magazine, 1979. Written by Mary Miller. The Ingo-bike was invented by two brothers, Phillip and Prescott Huyssen, during the early 1930′s.Its safety and versatility-two could ride as easily as one – made it a healthy … Continue reading