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

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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

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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

1939 Schwinn Cantilever Autocycle

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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

1935 Monark Silver King

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This early Monark Silver King is different from the later ones by a few notable features. Most obvious is the use of stainless-steel “rain gutter” fenders, typical of bicycles built before the mid 1930′s. The lack of a fork lock … Continue reading

1939 Elgin Sport

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Fully restored by Nate “Buster” Jaros, this 1939 Westfield built Elgin Sports Model was located missing a lot of parts. Stripped to bare metal then meticulously primered & painted using antique white and black with respect to the original scheme. … Continue reading

1937 – 1938 Monark Silver King Wingbar

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An outstanding example of an original Monark Silver King “Wingbar” model M-137. Nicknamed the Wingbar because of the art-deco wing design sculpted into the top bar of the aluminum frame. Original paint remains intact on the fenders. The chrome plated … Continue reading

1939 Westfield Rambler

1939 Westfield Rambler

This 1939 Rambler was made by the Westfield Manufacturing Company (aka, Columbia). It features a clock and speedometer in the “dashboard” that is mounted to the goose neck. To light the way, it is equipped with a Delta Horn-Lite, combination … Continue reading

1935 Shapleigh’s – Rugby Bicycle Catalog Pages

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Shapleigh’s Hardware Stores, like many other stores all over America, sold bicycles back in the 1930′s. Shapleigh’s brand names for their bicycles were Wonder and Rugby. Judging by these catalog pages, they primarily used bicycles manufactured by Westfield (aka, Columbia), … Continue reading