1946 Bowden Spacelander Prototype

photo - Ben Bowden with Spacelander

The photo below shows a photo of Ben Bowden with his prototype bicycle called the Bowden Classic¹ during the Britain Can Make It show. It was made of aluminum and utilized shaft-drive¹ instead of the typical chain-drive. Futuristic in style, it looked entirely … Continue reading

1960 Bowden Spacelander


The Bicycle of the Month for May is Mike Spanglers 1960 Bowden Spacelander, featuring a fiberglass monocoque frame that allowed for very radical space-age styling. Benjamin Bowden designed this bike back in the 1940′s and even produced an all aluminum … Continue reading

1960 Bowden Spacelander


This bike was the most radical concept of it’s time. It totally epitomizes the “Space Age” with it’s design. This bike looks like it was designed for NASA. It is made up of fiberglass and features built in headlights and … Continue reading